Dedicated to collecting, preserving, protecting and sharing the rich history of the Mendocino Coast, the Kelley House is located in the heart of the historic district of Mendocino. The Kelley House Museum’s mission is to collect, preserve, protect and share the rich history of the Mendocino Coast. Founded in 1973, it serves its mission as a learning center that provides access to thousands of artifacts, photographs and documents. There is no better way to discover the charm and history of Mendocino than to take an informative walking tour with a knowledgeable docent. Whether you are a first-time visitor or a lifelong resident, you’ll learn surprising details (and even some secrets!) about the people, historic architecture and community spirit of this quaint town. You’ll pass by early pioneer homes, historic meeting places and buildings that make up the National Historic District. Walking tours are offered every Saturday & Sunday at 11 am for a $10 fee. Self-guided audio tours are also available. The museum is open: Friday to Monday, 11 am to 3 pm.