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The Ferndale Museum is dedicated to presenting programs and exhibits that educate, entertain, and inspire our community to embrace and preserve its rich, unique history. We welcome new ideas  -- and new volunteers to help implement those ideas. To be part of the fun, give us a call at 707-786-4466 or drop us a line at FerndaleMuseum@gmail.com.

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Lynn Lourenco, on right, dons a World War I “doughboy” helmet while sharing memorabilia and stories about the “Great War” with a Cub Scout troop from Eureka. Young people are welcome at the museum, and we often host field trips from local schools and youth organizations. Call Lynn at 707-786-4466 to organize one for your groups.

2018

January: New Volunteer Orientation at the Museum. The orientation will include a tour of the museum, refreshments, and training for research room and docent opportunities. Call Lynn Lourenco at the museum (707-786-4466) for more information, or email the director of volunteers, JoAnne Godinho. Museum is closed for refurbishing and creating new exhibits.
February: Volunteer Recognition Event (date TBA)
Grand Re-Opening, February TBA
TBA, “Working in the Woods, 1930s” vintage film footage by Jack Tipple, Sr., is narrated by long-time lumberjack and Ferndale Museum volunteer, Jerry Miller in a museum original documentary video, produced by Brian Christensen. The Old Steeple, 7 p.m., admission $10.
February 10: Deadline for purchasing an exhibit space for Sweet Memories ’18.
March: TBA
TBA: Deadline for submitting photographs, biography, and recipe for honorees that will be featured in the Sweet Memories ’18 Cookbook.
April TBA: Off-site bidding on the desserts for Sweet Memories ’18 begins. Call Kelli or Bill at Becker’s Insurance, 707-786-9721, to get in on the excitement.
May 12: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sweet Memories Dessert Auction and Mother’s Day Exhibit, Ferndale City Hall. Admission, $5. Buffet lunch/punch/wine included.
June TBA
July TBA
August TBA
September TBA
October TBA
November 11: Veterans Day events and exhibits will honor the men and women who served in Vietnam. For more information: Don Andersen.
December TBA

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We welcome your visit February through December

Corner of Shaw & Third Sts.
515 Shaw (Map
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707-786-4466

Tours & school groups welcome!

Ferndale Museum
Post Office Box 431
Ferndale, California 95536-0431 USA
FerndaleMuseum@gmail.com

Winter Hours
Wed. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sun. 1 - 4 p.m.
Genealogy assistance available. ​