Kelley House Museum ~ Events

UPCOMING EVENTS (for all tours & events, see Calendar)

Angela Lansbury stands with a bicycle under a barber pole on a street corner.

Murder, She Wrote Walking Tour

Tuesday, June 25th, 11am – 1pm

Murder, She Wrote fans will enjoy this walking tour of the landmarks that appeared in the hit TV show starring Angela Lansbury, including the 1888 Victorian residence of her mystery-solving character Jessica Fletcher.

People viewing an ornate mirror

Haunted Mendocino Walking Tour

July 6th, 7pm – 8:30pm

Visit the homes, hideouts, and hangouts of all of Mendocino’s well-known specters, and learn a little of the town’s history along the way.  Gaze into a mirror where people have seen a woman in Victorian dress looking back at them.  Peer into the waves in search of a stallion and the rider who rode them both into the sea. Your tour will last 1.5 to 2 hours. Advance ticket purchase recommended.

woman with parasol with two small children on either side of her.

July 4th Kelley House Lawn Party and Parade Viewing

Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Hours: 11am – 3pm
Admission is FREE, though we appreciate all donations! 

Celebrate the Fourth of July on the Kelley House lawn, which offers the best parade viewing spots! DJ SlySir will spin tunes while you enjoy margaritas, wine, and beer from North Coast Brewing Company, plus non-alcoholic options. Burgers and more from the Alley Grill food truck.  Please leave pets at home. Thank you to our generous sponsors: North Coast Brewing Company and Harvest Market.

historic tour woman looking at antiques

Historic District Walking Tour

Kelley House docents lead you on a beautiful and informative walking tour through the preserved-in-time 19th century village of Mendocino, designated as a National Historic Preservation District. Visit pioneer homes, admire 100-year-old roses, and hear tales from the town’s rough and tumble logging past. The tour takes between 1.5 – 2 hours and costs $25 per person. Several tours are offered each week.


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