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Always call an attraction before you drive there. We had no problem finding out when they are open... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Truckee, California
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"Who Can Resist, You Just Gotta Do It"

Stopped here en route to Salvation Mountain (a definite must if you haven't already been). The... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
San Diego, California
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98775 Highway 111, Mecca, CA 92254-5013
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

Garage sale of banana paraphernalia. Nothing of interest unless you like collections. Crowded with 'stuff'. Took us under 10 minutes for us to go in and out. Owner rude and demanding. As soon as your big toe is inside the store she is demanding to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 764Rose
Reviewed February 4, 2019

This museum sits right off the road with lots of parking. A bathroom in the parking area is rustic but available. The couple running the museum are engaging and fun. Only $1 each to enter and loads of priceless fun. Banana costumes in mixed sizes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shirley G
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I visited after a day at Joshua Tree. The $1 per person charge is well worth the fun you will have. Be sure to get a banana shake.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 718nickv
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Friendly host. Multi-generational ownership. You don't come here to buy bananas, people. Come for the ecclectic fun of it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

This is worth a stop if you are in the area. It is a fun place. It can get crowded. We were there for about 15 minutes. The banana shakes were good. You can take pictures.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Laura M
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Always call an attraction before you drive there. We had no problem finding out when they are open, we called ahead... that said I love bananas always have so I thought it was not only entertaining, but educational in the fact that its in a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ggintruckee
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Stopped here en route to Salvation Mountain (a definite must if you haven't already been). The pleasant couple who own the place are crazy about bananas and have an extensive collection of banana items. The space is small but there are lots of items to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank goingmyway4429
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Its worth the stop to see all the banana stuff they have. And the Chocolate Banana milkshakes are so good! Its $1 admission but if you buy something they give you the $1 credit on your purchase.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aadeyo
Reviewed October 11, 2018

We drove by and just had to go back. The couple that own it are very friendly, and told us how they acquired such a collection. They make banana ice cream, and of course, chocolate covered frozen banana. We went bananas over the shake -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy C
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

A clever marketing setup who on earth wouldn't divert to see this...ok it's not really a museum, it's a collection of Banana things but it's fun , owner is friendly and the ice cream and shakes are very nice. You've already sold your soul by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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