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Triangle Tattoo and Museum
Ranked #13 of 39 things to do in Fort Bragg
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Owner description: Triangle Tattoo & Museum was founded in 1986 by tattooists Mr.G. and Madame Chinchilla It is one of only a few public museums in the world dedicated to the display of tattoo artifacts. Located in downtown Ft. Bragg,Ca. across from the Guest House Museum, the collection is fittingly housed in one of the town's original Victorian store fronts. Triangle Tattoo & Museum is open 7 days a week from noon till six p.m. All ages are welcome. Admission is free. School and personal tours are given upon request. Please call in advance. Besides 27 years of tattooing, Mr. G and Madame Chinchilla, are experienced in radio-television interviews and PowerPoint lectures. Both are authors, having written several feature articles for newspapers, magazines, and four books on the subject of TATTOOS. They have appeared in movies, documentaries and television dramas as tattooed characters (themselves) or tattoo scene consultants.Currently, they both tattoo on a regular schedule. Their newest book is a biography on the life and times of the legendary Capt. Don Leslie who was one of the last of the old-time "Circus Tattooed Men" and a revered "Swordswallower". The book titled "CAPTAIN DON LESLIE-MR. SIDESHOW", will is now available. Mr.G's articles and columns appear in "Skin & Ink" Magazine.
Reviewed August 1, 2013

Though my husband and I both have tattoos this museum was not quite up our alley. It had tons of information and was tasteful in presentation you felt a little overwhelmed by the amount of photographs and information.

Thank Victoria D
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

The museum was very interesting, I was definitely impressed. Worth a stop in to browse around. Everyone is really friendly and welcoming. The museum had all sorts of different tattoo items-- different machines and huge collection of tattoos. One of the rooms had a wall dedicated to women with tattoos.

1  Thank Meagatron88
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Reviewed February 27, 2013

The Triangle Tattoo and Museum is a must even if you don't want a tattoo! The owner was awesome and she has some wonderful old school tattoo flash and equipment.

1  Thank Aileen H
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Reviewed February 21, 2013

AThe pictures were pretty interesting to see but the hallways were extremely cramped so no chance of two people being in the same spot more than once. The people working there weren't very friendly so that was a little put off.

Thank rloro1977
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Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

This museum & tattoo shop is practically exploding with pieces of the past, meticulously put together - images, art, machines, relics, books, video, and the ever-present sound of a tattoo machine buzzing away in the background. I'd go again for sure, and the wonderful people who run the place couldn't be nicer or more helpful.

2  Thank bug_sanchez
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