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“Wonderful little County museum!”

Mendocino County Museum
Ranked #1 of 8 things to do in Willits
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Very well done exhibits of Redwood Empire Country artifacts......must have had really good curators! Good local rail car exhibits and old vehicles.

1  Thank MendoPaul
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Reviewed August 12, 2013

This is a really interesting museum. They have excellent displays denoting the history of the area. They have an oleo of stuff from the recent past that was fun to view. There is a railroad roundhouse next to the museum that is included in the admission with a great local railroad display. The bad news is that the County is considering closing the museum and they have laid off most of their staff. It was staffed by a terrific volunteer when we were there, who was hoping that the museum could be continued to operate basically run by volunteers.

1  Thank BillPom
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

This small museum is a must if you find yourself in the Willits area. It covers many subjects and is very well set out with space between the exhibits and clear write ups about items. There is a very well stocked shop with wonderful items to buy. The receptionist is a lovely friendly lady. A nice experience.

1  Thank Marion D
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Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

What an assortment of collections! Smallmuseum holds many interesting artifacts from Native Indian to Seabiscuit to trains to small village vignettes all with a connection to Willits and surrounding area. A pleasant way to spend a warm afternoon.

1  Thank rdgtchr
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

This was a trip back in time and well worth it. If you're of the baby boom generation, you'll see a perfectly preserved soda fountain display from your youth. A restored Steam Engine Train and Model T cars and trucks are also well worht it. There's plenty more, it's simply well done.

Thank ArturoPaolo
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