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“Convenient information about Mendocino history”
Review of Ford House Museum

Ford House Museum
Ranked #7 of 23 things to do in Mendocino
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Owner description: The mid-19th-century home of Jerome Bursley Ford, the founder of Mendocino, today serves as a visitors center on the region.
Napa, California
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128 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Convenient information about Mendocino history”
Reviewed 29 August 2013

The Ford House Museum has numerous artifacts of interest about 19th century Mendocino. We found the logging tools and pictures of particular interest. The museum is on the main drive in town with easy access and a heart-stopping view. Gracious docents offer great insights.

Visited August 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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103 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Wonderful Experience”
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We were created and welcomed without our little min pin carried in a small bag. One of the employees or care takers gave us a history lesson and tour without being asked which was refreshing and nice coming from a big city. We learned more than we could have by just enjoying the displays.

Visited July 2013
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Felton, California
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741 reviews
364 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
“Nice little museum/visitors center”
Reviewed 4 July 2013

This museum is also the Visitors Center for the Marine Headlands State Park. they have lots of good information the husband/wife team (when we visited) were very informative. Good Mendocino history.

Visited June 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Charming House and a Great View”
Reviewed 15 June 2013

This is a visitor's center, an historic home and a museum tucked into one place definitely worth a visit. We were given a helpful map and useful information from a friendly guide.

Visited June 2013
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Yuba City, California
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49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Interesting place to visit”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

Particularly liked the videos in the theater. Caretaker gave us the choice of what we would like to see.

Visited May 2013
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