The Village of Mendocino

THE KELLEY HOUSE MUSEUM  

(across the street from the Mac House on Albion Street)
Open Friday to Monday 11:00–3:00  This little museum chronicles the town of Mendocino from founding to today. Explore the Victorian rooms of the Kelley family, including Daisy, for whom the MacCallum house was built.

THE FORD HOUSE VISITOR'S CENTER

(one of the few structures on the southern side of Main Street)
Open 11:00–4:00 daily. Part of the State Park system, this museum offers information on a variety of current and historic topics of interest related to the headlands, the Pacific Ocean and the Mendocino Area.

THE MENDOCINO ART CENTER

(located on the western edge of Little Lake Street)
Gallery open from 10:00-5:00 daily. The art center has been a haven for artists since 1959. It offers more than 150 retreat-style classes each year in ceramics, fiber arts, fine arts, jewelry and sculpture. The art galleries feature monthly exhibitions spotlighting the creative works of local and national artists. A pioneer establishment of the artists’ community in Mendocino. The Mendocino Theater Company is also located on the scenic grounds.

THE TEMPLE KWAN TAI MUSEUM  

(one block to the west of the MacCallum House on Albion Street)
Constructed in the mid 19th century, this temple once served a large population of Chinese immigrants who worked in or supported the lumber industry in Mendocino. It continues to be used both as a house of worship and to educate visitors about the history of Chinese Americans. It is one of the oldest continuously-used Chinese temples in California, the only remaining Joss House on the northern California coast, and the only remaining building from the Chinese community in Mendocino. Open limited hours: call 707-937-5123 to schedule an appointment.

SHOPS AND ART GALLERIES

(you can’t miss them)
Spend leasurely hours browsing and shopping in the numerous village stores – not one of which is a chain store – for art, clothing, jewelry, leather goods, shoes, house-wares, telescopes, novelty items, and much more.


To book any activities please call your innkeeper by pressing “0” on your room phone or calling 707-937-0289. 

We hope you enjoy all Mendocino has to offer!