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“Interesting stop”
Review of Ford House Museum

Ford House Museum
Ranked #8 of 25 things to do in Mendocino
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Reviewed 18 August 2014

The volunteer docents were very helpfu. Nice diorama. Public restrooms next door. Interesting photos around the house.

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Reviewed 14 August 2014

The displays are fascinating, giving a background into the history of the area. The staff are particulary good - spending time explaining and telling stories

Thank TravellingLes
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

The history of Mendocino in a small historic house and a very knowledgeable person on hand for any question. There are picnic tables and a fantastic view of the ocean.

Thank DrBoogie N
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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

Very cool place to walk around in. Tons of pictures, and a mini rep of the town from the 1800s, that was really awesome to see. They also had people in period clothing.

Thank KatieToddR
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

It's all about a step back in time to the 1800s and California's rich history in the lumber business. The ford house is well maintained with interesting and descriptive exhibits. The view of the headlands and sea is phenominal. Picnic tables at the back of the house invite you to have lunch and enjoy a gorgeous view of this magical town.

Thank Kate1601
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