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Coming to the 2023 WFA Reunion? Here's some great places to visit while you are there!

Applegate Park Zoo

1045 w. 25th street Merced

Since 1962, Applegate Park Zoo has been home to many wild animals in need of a safe place to live. Currently, the zoo population numbers approximately 75 Native California mammals, birds, and reptiles, most of which came from wildlife rescue centers. No longer able to survive in their normal habitat, these ambassadors from the wild need care and protection. In return they provide zoo visitors with a glimpse of the wonders of nature.

Merced Agricultural Museum

4498 E State Highway 140 Merced

The Agricultural Museum of Merced County depicts the lives of local farmers past. It features antique farm equipment, demonstrations, a living history program, 19th century wagons and aworking blacksmith shop. The Agricultural museum features antiques gas engines, but has far more than that it the collection. They have farm equipment, washing machines, metal toys, a chuck wagon and more.

Merced County Courthouse Museum

21st and N St, Merced

Our museum houses 8500 square feet of exhibits, both permanent and rotating, which depict the history of Merced County as well as the settler