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The advertised hours are Thursday thru Sunday - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This museum of a general store fits in nicely with the Historical Society's authentic buildings (McCallum Adobe and Cornelius White's house). In 1985, Mr. Ruddy combined his extensive collection with that of...More
So, this is a collection of a guy named Ruddy's general stuff that's not in a real general store setting. It is interesting to see just what kinds of things were sold in a general store back in the day. There were lots of brands...More
The Ruddy General Store stocks goods from the 1930s and earlier from the private collection of the late Jim Ruddy. None of the goods are on sale. Admission is only one dollar. Photographs (and flash) are allowed. Small children would probably not enjoy this place.
Worth a stop at this very unusual general store museum. The shelves are jam packed with unused original merchandise. Nicely organized and so interesting to see old brands, packaging and advertising claims from the past.
What an amazing collection! It was fun to visit and we really enjoyed looking at the old time General Store “medicine”, early beauty items mostly from the depression era 1930’s to 40’s and lots more. Cost a buck to enter.