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Rich in history and the docent made it come alive in 4 chapters

He told the stories in a different way. Took us to nearby sites as well. Really felt we learned... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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The docents make this museum worth a visit

I was sad to read about the other reviewer's note. My docent was incredible. She did not urge me to... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Meghan V
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45007 Albion St, Mendocino, CA 95460
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

He told the stories in a different way. Took us to nearby sites as well. Really felt we learned so much and appreciate the history and locale more. Well worth the time. It is a great deal at $10 a person.

Thank evafrancis
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I was sad to read about the other reviewer's note. My docent was incredible. She did not urge me to pay anything; I asked and she was very nonchalant about it (I gave the suggested $5). But, her knowledge was priceless and I so enjoyed...More

Thank Meghan V
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I was disappointed in this Mendocino attraction. The docent was aggressively urging us to pay $15 each when the sign had suggested a $5 donation. The displays were meagre, not particularly well presented though the old house was interesting. I understand that they need adequate...More

Thank murrayloomis
Reviewed 21 May 2018

We did the tour which started from the museum. The building itself is interesting to look around. The tour was great walking around the town for a coup,e of hours with a very knowledgeable and informative guide. A great way to find out more about...More

Thank Gill12013
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The Kelley House told many of the tales of Mendocino and had displays that pointed to the importance of the logging industry in this area. Staff was very helpful and seemed delighted to give us their time and recommendations for lunch.

Thank sylmetz
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Excellent tour. We learned a lot about the history of Mendocino, the family and offspring who lived here. We talked about all the water towers in town and learned that even today, Mendocino has no municipal water. Everyone is on a well. Only the sewage...More

Thank tumblentumbleweeds58
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We participated in the historic tour of Mendocino and really enjoyed it. The tour guide impersonated William Keller of the 19th century. We walked Mendocino for 2.5h and learned do many interesting and fun facts. Really recommended.

Thank mai3096
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We spent a very enjoyable time at the Kelley House. Sarah, our Docent, told the fascinating story of the house and family very well and was a delight to talk to about Mendocino more generally. Well worth a visit If you're in town.

Thank 190Daniel
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We enjoyed our time with Wally at the Kelley House Museum. Worth a stop in to learn some history of Downtown Mendocino.

Thank Dot Zall
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Excellent two hour your with docent who told plays Williams, one of the owners of milk in 1850d. Old and modern Menefocine. So interesting

Thank Nan J
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