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Address: 5497 Hwy. 9, Felton, CA 95018
Phone Number: 831-335-4478
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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All about Big Foot

This is a small compact museum with tons of Big Foot information. Free with a dontaion box. The guy behind the counter is totally into Big Foot and knows everything about the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Kathy D
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Salinas, California
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Salinas, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
31 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is a small compact museum with tons of Big Foot information. Free with a dontaion box. The guy behind the counter is totally into Big Foot and knows everything about the creature. He has screams of big foot on audio tape. Local sightings in the area. A fun place to stop.

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Atascadero, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The museum is well worth a visit and is free, with donations accepted. It is small and takes about an hour to go through. Make sure you see the diorama in back, the photos and foot print castings. The owner was very interesting to talk with and siteings have been noted locally.

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waterford,mi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I wouldn't come all the way out to California just to see this, but if your near Felton, it's pretty cool. People are very friendly. Lots of things to look at inside, and the stories are better.

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Top Contributor
354 reviews 354 reviews
133 attraction reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Free entrance and while very small it is packed. Books, articles, video galore but the host is the most entertaining in the place.

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Northern California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Mike Rugg is such a cool cat. Knowledgeable and fun to talk to, his museum is always on the brink of bankruptcy. A donation always helps... speaking with him is worth whatever you can give, trust me. Support this local business, he has a lot of amazing stuff there PLUS local research. He's smart as a whip and an amazing... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's just a stone's throw away from the redwoods of Henry Cowell and Big Basin State Park and definitely worth 20 minutes or more of your time. Listening to the stories and sightings by those behind the counter is what makes this place shine, not to mention the amazing cadre of 70's Bigfoot memorabilia.

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Clearwater, Florida
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150 reviews 150 reviews
53 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This humble "museum" was truly a highlight of my trip to California considering that I'm very interested in the mystery of Bigfoot. I first discovered this place from watching an episode of 'Finding Bigfoot' on Animal Planet (spoiler alert: they don't find Bigfoot!). Anyway, I already knew that we were planning a trip to San Francisco and Monterey and so... More 

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Death Valley Junction, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stopped at this after a trip to Henry Cowells state park, it's about 1 minute down the road. It's very small but crammed full of Bigfoot research which is very interesting to read and see if you approach it with an open mind. The owner was very friendly and very interesting to talk to with lots of different stories,... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

What's not to like here? Admission is free although they take donations. i listened to a tape of a possible bigfoot howling in the woods of Lompico. To me it sounded like a drunk person howling, but who am i to say?

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East Liverpool, Ohio
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37 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

we stopped here after big red wood park, it was a small place but it it stuffed with all kinds ofbig foot related material, casts, maps, hair, books toys, anything you could want to see. the owner was there and we talked for a while, and this is his life and passion, i respect that in anyone!! plus it's free... More 

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