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Bigfoot Discovery Museum

5497 State Route 9, Felton, California 95018 USA

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Closed Now
Opens Sun 11a
  • Independent
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“mystery primates around the world”

The main entrance to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park can be seen looking north out our front window. We opened the doors to the public on the 4th of July, 2004 but we had our Grand Opening in June, 2006 due to a delay in getting approval from the Planning Department. Our collection includes exhibits of local history, tied in with local Bigfoot sightings, Popular Culture as it relates to the public view of Bigfoot, and actual evidence in the form of plaster foot and hand prints along with detailed exhibit on the Patterson-Gimlin Film.  We are privileged to have the permission and blessing of Roger Patterson’s widow, Patricia Patterson, to make the Patterson/Gimlin film footage available for viewing to visitors on a continuous loop here at the Museum.  There are exhibits inside the main building as well as in the rear, a nocturnal diorama featuring Bigfoot and an audio-video outside “cafe” area where you can see Bigfoot documentaries of your choosing. 

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Reviewed by
Greg Newkirk

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September 16, 2014
Rated 3.0

Neat little shop with lots of local history about Bigfoot sightings. The dude behind the counter is more than willing to regale you with tales of Sasquatch sightings that go back as far as the 50s, which is worth the visit alone if you're into that kind of thing.

Fun road trip diversion, and a great place to snag some really fun memorabilia too.

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laurainva

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  • 1 Helpful
July 02, 2014

According to website it is closed on Tuesday.

1 person found this review helpful

Reviewed by
Mopar Miles

  • 41 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
August 09, 2018
Rated 4.0

Neat display of castings, articles, pictures and local Bigfoot information.

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Bigfoot Discovery Museum

5497 State Route 9
Felton, California
95018 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun, Mon, Wed - Sat: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Street Parking
  • Yes Parking
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