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Address: 17800 North Highway One, Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Phone Number: 707-964-3534
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

The finest handselected, fairtrade produced arts and crafts from Africa are...

The finest handselected, fairtrade produced arts and crafts from Africa are tastefully presented in our beautiful showroom. Drums, beads, masks, textiles, books, music and more create a total African shopping experience. "Bring the wonders of our village into your home..."

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Such an amazing collection of stuff!! Definitely worth a visit, right on the main road. Beautiful baskets, textiles and jewellery.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Claudia M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing collection of stuff!! Definitely worth a visit, right on the main road. Beautiful baskets, textiles and jewellery.

Thank Claudia M
Fort Bragg, California
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This shop is a treasure, kind of a hidden jewel but well worth seeking out. Ananse Village is not actually hard to find, just in a somewhat unexpected location. They are on the West side of Highway 1 going South from Fort Bragg toward Mendocino. This is a part, rare, on 1 where the road is dead straight and too... More 

1 Thank MLFCatz
Nevada City, California
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112 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We always have fun stopping here and looking at the eclectic selection of kind of bizarre and interesting imported items - everything from masks, to musical instruments, soaps, wood carvings, candles, books and furniture. Fun place to spend an hour or two.

1 Thank sundari108
Portland, Oregon
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253 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Drums, masks, statues, musical instruments, bags, clothing, furniture, music, and so much more. This is one of the best places to find wonderful handmade arts and crafts of Africa, outside of Africa. The range and selection is truly impressive, and prices are unexpectedly reasonable. Of all the man made attractions in Fort Bragg, this is without a doubt my favorite.... More 

Thank TheDocIsOut
Ladera Ranch, California
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63 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

You won't find another store like this. Amazing and one of a kind pieces. Seemed a bid expensive, but like I said it's unique!

2 Thank linehanb11
Newcastle, California, United States
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70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We had passed this store many times and on the last day of our trip went in. I could live in this store, I loved everything in it. I wanted everything and it all comes from Africa. So cool!

Thank Shane C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2010

My husband and I stumbled upon this store while on our honeymoon. It was by far the best place we bought anything during the whole two weeks on the west coast. We're glad we decided to stop. We now have an amazing djembe drum and a beautiful altar cloth. The people who work there are exceptionally nice, helpful, and welcoming.... More 

1 Thank felinakavi
Menlo Park
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

I have traveled to Africa several times and have not found a store here that carries quite the selection of African paraphernalia as this gem of a place. I was also impressed by the owner, who lives part-time in Africa and is using the proceeds from the store to help support projects there.

Thank MenloParkRose
world traveler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2007

We found this place after seeing a postcard in our hotel lobby and decided to seek it out. While the address is north highway one it is actually South of Fort Bragg. Awesome stuff though! Crazy tribal masks and drums and tons of beads. The gentleman who helped us is from Africa and was a delight to listen to as... More 

3 Thank mgardener
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2003

My family and I came upon this incredible collection of African crafts and instruments when we were visting Mendocino. Wow. a museum worthy collection of things in a warehouse setting. The owners (husband and wife,from Africa and the US) were kind and knowlegeble and our kids loved every minute of it. We definately recommend searching out this hidden treasure. The... More 

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