Tim Burton’s 1985 film “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure” introduced the world to Paul Rubens’ classic character, Pee-Wee Herman. In the film, Pee-Wee lives at this South Pasadena home.
LOCATION: 1848 Oxley St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Later in the film, Pee Wee is chased around the Cabazon Dinosaurs. The dinosaurs are a roadside attraction in Cabazon, California and can be seen from the 10 freeway. Originally built by a sculptor and theme park artist as a way to attract customers to his nearby restaurant, the dinosaurs now operate as a small museum and gift shop. The dinosaurs were also seen in the 1989 film “The Wizard.” Today, visitors are able to go inside the dinosaurs, just like in both films.
LOCATION: 50700 Seminole Dr., Cabazon, CA 92230
The bike from the film can be seen at the Hollywood Museum in Hollywood, California.
LOCATION: Hollywood Museum, 1660 Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90028
They also have one of Pee Wee’s costumes, though it is said to be from the TV show, not the film.