The International Banana Museum is located in La Mecca, California on State Highway 111. The museum is completely dedicated to everyone's favorite yellow fruit and astounds guests with the amount of banana related items in its collection.
The museum contains just about anything that someone could think of relating to bananas. Although it can seem a bit overwhelming at first guests are sure to stumble upon some extremely unique items throughout the building like the banana-shaped record player. As small sampling of its collection includes: salt shakers, pipes, dolls, squirt guns, soap, towels, and even alcoholic beverages. Basically anything that can be made with or to look like a banana can be found in this creative establishment. It is a great place to explore and kill an afternoon during your travels. For those who do not feel like walking around through the museum too much but love bananas they also have unbelievable shakes and soft serve ice cream. Guests rave about the deliciousness of these simple treats which are a great way to help stave off the desert heat.
Located just 10 minutes from the Salton Sea and under an hour from Salvation mountain the museum provides a great opportunity for a quick stop before or after your journey. After driving all day in the desert you will not regret a chance to relax in this banana-themed oasis.