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The North Coast Sights

Ferndale Kinetic Museum

  • 580 Main St. Map It

Updated 04/30/2014

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This entertaining museum displays "vehicles, costumes, awards, and bribes" from the area's Kinetic Grand Championship. Every Memorial Day weekend, artists, engineers, and plenty of hacks cobble together moving sculptures from used bicycle parts and other scraps and race them from Arcata to Ferndale. Contestants are judged as much on their creativity as on their ability to cross the finish line, and as a result sculptures have included the Albino Rhino and a 93-foot-long


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Ferndale Art and Cultural Center, 580 Main St., Ferndale, California, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 10–5

Updated 04/30/2014


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