WALKING TOURS of Historic Mendocino
Discover the Charm and History of Mendocino
Mendocino is the only town on the California Coast designated as a Historic Preservation District. The settlement was established in the 1850s, with architecture reminiscent of a New England village, since many of the early residents came here from the northeastern U.S.
There is no better way to discover the charm and history of Mendocino than to take one of our delightfully informative walking tours. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a lifelong resident, you’ll learn surprising details (and even some secrets!) about the people, the well-preserved historic architecture and community spirit of this quaint town.
Walking tours every Saturday and Sunday at 11AM.
- Tours begin at the museum. Meet on the Albion Street porch.
- Tour Duration: Approximately two hours
- Cost: $10 per person
- Appropriate for all ages
- Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome
Walking tour tickets make great gifts. Click below to purchase, $10 each, for pickup or postal delivery.
Kelley House Museum, Inc. is a 501(c)3. Your donation may be tax deductible, as allowed by law.
Self-guided tablet tours also available for rent during open hours:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday 11AM-3PM
In addition to our popular docent-led walking tours, the Kelley House Museum has developed a self-guided multimedia tour of historic Mendocino. The tour is presented on one of our Android tablets, allowing you to stroll through the streets at your leisure and learn about the history of the Coast and town. Rental cost is $10 per tablet. Large groups may want to rent more than one tablet.
The Kelley House also offers customized GROUP TOURS and BUS TOURS. Contact the office at 707-937-5791 for more information.