Merced, California: Muffler Man and Ag Museum Frontier Town Team Field Report

Agricultural Museum

4498 E Hwy. 140, Merced, CA
Agricultural Museum. About 5 miles east of the town on route 140, on the road to Yosemite National Park.
Museum Tu-Su 10-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Merced Muffler Man.

Muffler Man and Ag Museum Frontier Town
Classic towering fiberglass statue made in the 1960s to promote roadside businesses. Visible from the parking lot. Report... [07/31/2009]

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Muffler Man and Ag Museum Frontier Town

The museum was boarded up but the muffler man was still there.

[Tammy Swafford, 06/21/2017]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

The Muffler Man of Merced is still standing tall. My family and I made a trip down there to see him. We had to tell you!

[Jason shultz, 01/02/2007]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

The Muffler Man of Merced is still there. His right hand has worsened since the last poster wrote. He is chained to a pole. His head has some damage but is no longer wobbling. His shirt is now a light red / pink due to the weather. He is complete, but he has seen better days.

[Gregorio, 05/15/2006]
Muffler Man

The Muffler Man in is alive and reasonably well. The storm mentioned previously has taken its toll, however; the fiberglass on his right hand has been exposed and his head wobbles in the breeze. As there is a large crack ringing his neck I surmise the the storm decapitated him; a large bolt in his forehead and some guy wires seem to help control his third-martini nod. Also of interest on the site is an old wooden outhouse which bears the notice that it is "Y2K compliant."

[Blake H. Lindsey, 05/15/2005]

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