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Willits, California: Peer into a Hippie Van Team Field Report

Mendocino County Museum

400 E. Commercial St., Willits, CA
Mendocino County Museum. North side of Commercial St. across from the Rodeo Grounds.
W-Su 10 am - 4:30 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Peer into a Hippie Van

There are many historical items displayed at the Mendocino County Museum, but look for the hippie van. Report... [09/03/2014]

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Peer into a Hippie Van

This delightful small museum features several recreations of historic local haunts including a creepy vintage dentist's office, a complete ice cream parlor and of course, the hippie van. The stories from locals posted are heartwarming and the artifacts (ranging from fascinating -- early wine machinery -- to confusing -- why are there two Barbie dolls just hanging out by the trains?) are a great window into Mendocino.

The mystical, gypsytastic hippie van is definitely the star of the show and worth the $4 admission.

[Andy & Jeff Crocker, 09/03/2014]

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