Merced, California: Muffler Man and Ag Museum Frontier Town (Gone)

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Agricultural Museum

Directions:
About 5 miles east of the town on route 140, on the road to Yosemite National Park.
Hours:
Jan 2021: Museum contents auctioned.
Status:
Gone

Merced Muffler Man.

Muffler Man and Ag Museum Frontier Town

Classic towering fiberglass statue made in the 1960s to promote roadside businesses. Museum closed, contents sold at auction. Watch for Muffler Man movement!

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [07/31/2009]

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Muffler Man in Merced.

Muffler Man and Ag Museum Frontier Town

The Muffler Man has seen better days, but is standing tall. As other tipsters have noted, the museum is closed and boarded up, although there are still farm implements and other remnants in the parking lot. When we stopped to check it out, there was a caretaker on site who said that the owner will be having an estate sale to get rid of everything in the museum in January 2021.

[Ashley, 10/30/2020]
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]

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