Found: A home for the International Banana Museum collection, formerly of Altadena


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AOL News is reporting today that the 17,000-piece International Banana Museum collection has found a home, after being cast into proverbial exile by the Hesperia Recreation & Parks District, which decided it needed back its rent-free city space.

The museum was first opened in Altadena by “Top Banana” Ken Bannister. It’s been in Hesperia since 2005.

(The photo of Bannister, above, was taken in 1998 in Altadena. He’s holding a banana putter.)

More photos — and the new home of the International Banana Museum — after the jump.


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