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Bigfoot Discovery Museum

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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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True Believers and Casual Fans

Winding up Highway 9 just outside of Felton, this tiny treasure is a must see for Bigfoot believers and oddly interesting for even the most casual Sasquatch fans. There's a wealth... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Jules V
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9 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Winding up Highway 9 just outside of Felton, this tiny treasure is a must see for Bigfoot believers and oddly interesting for even the most casual Sasquatch fans. There's a wealth of information packed into this little cabin and all kinds of Bigfoot-related items on display.

Thank Jules V
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

My son is into Big Foot. We enjoyed talking with the curator at great length. It is small and donation base. It is worth the visit! Very unique.

Thank 127lucretiah
Las Vegas, New Mexico
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Was taking the back roads from San Jose to Monterrey and happened across the tiny town of Felton, CA on Hwy 9 just inland from Santa Cruz. When I saw the museum I had to stop and check it out. Very glad that I did. Was excited to see all of the plaster casts, photos, and analysis of the Patterson-Gimlin... More 

1 Thank James M
Rohnert Park, California
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Didn't read the reviews before going. I wish I had, I think we may have missed out. The place is a little cramp and I think it needs to be more organized it's seamed like a hodge poge of collections. Mike was talking to a couple when we got there and after a long hot trip and tight quarters we... More 

1 Thank roadrunner128
Fresno, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

this is a fun stop in your visit to Santa Cruz. I took my daughter who is very interested in cryptozoology and she and Mike got in a very long discussion and she really had a great time. The place is small and crowded but if you want to discuss Bigfoot with a very enthusiastic individual this is the place.... More 

1 Thank Barbara S
Santa Cruz, California
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156 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Mike, one of the experts on site at the Bigfoot Discovery Museum in Felton, CA. A chatty and knowledgable Santa Claus look-alike with an even disposition and a passion for all things Sasquatch, Mike is entertaining as all get out. The small cabin, located on Highway 9 near the entrance to Henry Cowell... More 

1 Thank BrinMoreson
Stow, Ohio
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123 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Some people gave this a 5, some gave it a 1. One person in our group asked if he could vote minus 5. (We told him "No" so he was a 1). Pros: The owner is a true believer who says he has seen Bigfoot twice with his own eyes and is very willing to talk about the "evidence" for... More 

1 Thank Dale L
los angeles, ca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My 10-year old son is a huge Bigfoot fan, so this place was a fun place to stop and take pictures and buy him a souvenir (a Bigfoot Action Figure!) The man behind the counter appears to be a True Believer in Bigfoot, so it was entertaining to hear his stories.

Thank fooemery
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Cool tiny little museum, the guys that run it are very informative and love discussion about Bigfoot, sharing their own experiences and research. They also have some very cool footprint castings, a fiji mermaid, and some life-size Bigfoot mannequins that are freaking awesome!!! If you are sensitive to smells or smoke, just be advised that there was some pretty strong... More 

Thank voices91
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

This place is pretty cool if your into bigfoot. The museum is real small. The guy behind the counter is real knowledgeable and doesn't mind sharing his experiences. Short drive from Santa Cruz well worth the drive.

Thank jose t

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