Mendocino County Museum, Willits

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  • We visited the museum where we saw a comlete history of Willits that was very well done. Next door we visited the Roots of Power steam engine museum with many operating engines including a train. Real...  more »
  • Staff at Baechtel Creek Hotel told us about the museum and it was definitely worth the visit --- it is actually pretty amazing for a small town!  more »
  • The museum is a must see for local Mendocino County history. Closely allied to it is the Roots of Motive Power collection of old steam and diesel logging equipment, including several locomotives. Root...  more »
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  • First Wed. of the month is free. Neat historic pics of logging & Willits. Gift shop + book store.
  • Beautiful museum featuring the cultural history of Mendocino County. My family loves looking at the horse carraiges, the Seabiscuit display, all the native American historical displays, and especially the veterans memorabilia.
  • It's a great place to go back in time, plus they are located across from a nice park on the east side is Roots of Motor Power, they have trains, tractors, things from the old logging days.
  • Must see!
  • Loved it, lots of stuff in a small space
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