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National Yo-Yo Museum

320 Broadway St, Chico, California 95928 USA

Closed Now
Opens Sat 10a

“A museum filled with Ups and Downs!”

National Yo Yo Contest and Museum has the largest public display of yo-yo’s and yo-yo memorabilia in the country, including “Big-Yo”, the 1982 Guinness Book of Worlds Records world’s largest working wood yo-yo weighing 256 lbs which is the scaled up replica of the very popular and innovative 3-in-1 No-Jive yo-yo by Tom Kuhn. The Museum features displays of yo-yos from the earliest commercial production in the 1920′s and 1930′s to the current performance designed yoyo’s used by top competitors today. A video display with current contest performances is ongoing, and docent tours can be arranged. Every Saturday the Museum offers yo-yo lessons (12noon to 2pm) that are free, and open to all level players.

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Reviewed by
gordoandfriends

  • 4 Reviews
  • 6 Helpful
February 24, 2014

I went here with my buddy recently while on vacation. Honestly, it was pretty underwhelming. It's at the backside of a toy store. There's lots of other fun stuff to do in Chico like visit Sierra Nevada brewery or go disc golfing.

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marriah.warnergaynor

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June 05, 2018
Rated 5.0

Really interesting and informative friendlys taff.

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Reviewed by
beatlesgirl16

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  • 3 Helpful
January 19, 2017
Rated 3.0

I love quirky things I just had really hoped there would be more information about Yo-Yos and the history of it etc. it was more like someone's collection of yo-yos than anything else. I mean if you're in Chico, check it out but don't make a special trip for it. It's very tiny and in the back of another store. Still cool just not worth a specific trip unless you are REALLY into Yo-Yo's.

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National Yo-Yo Museum

320 Broadway St
Chico, California
95928 USA

Hours

Closed Now
  • Sat: 10:00 am - 12:00 am
  • Sun - Fri: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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