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Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

Address: 2106 Second St., Tillamook, OR 97141
Phone Number: 503-842-4553
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Ranked #8 of 20 Attractions in Tillamook
Type: History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Focus is to preserve and interpret the environmental and human history of Tillamook County. Many...
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Focus is to preserve and interpret the environmental and human history of Tillamook County. Many local artifacts and library with over 3,000 volumes, many devoted to genealogy.

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Tillamook
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This museum is much better organized than many local history museums. there are the usual exhibits of "pioneer life" with the blacksmith shop , stable and kitchen exhibit, but they are attractive. Don't miss the logging and fire watch exhibit in the basement! There is a fine collection of local Native American artifacts and quite an extensive taxidermy and egg... More 

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Tillamook, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

It is a lot bigger than you think! Worth a stop. The woman that works there is very nice and full of information! Bring the kids!

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Sammamish, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Small museum, but it complete museum. You have to go, the fee is small for the great items, like olds cars.

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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you are absolutely stuck in Tillamook and would like to waste a few hours then visit. If you are looking to visit a place that is going to make the best use of your time, skip this so called museum.

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Kaysville, Utah
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122 reviews 122 reviews
28 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The exhibits change about 4 times a year and they are well done. If you're looking for Tillamook history, talk to Ruby - she's a human computer and very nice lady.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

What a delightful surprise! A wonderful true "Pioneer" museum full of local artifacts which help describe life in this picturesque community.

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Oregon Coast
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289 attraction reviews
2,094 helpful votes 2,094 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This is a good small town museum. It has the same problem that many small museums have in that it seems as though there is not enough space! Even with three floors, many of the exhibits are a bit cramped. There is something for everyone here. The top floor is a natural history section with stuffed critters of all shapes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

One of the best museums in Oregon! Everything from old cars, old logging times to different types of animals.

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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

wide collection of items. Art, Animals,Military,plus others. Neat old courthouse building. The 4 dollar fee seemed a little high to me, maybe because I had 6 kids with me. We were only there about 45 minutes. but we did have a good time.

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Tillamook, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Wonderful collection of birds and good dioramas for a smaller museum. A pioneer room, military room, Native American room. Victorian bedroom, a collection of Lincoln memorabilia donated by Oregon Senator Mark O. Hatfield, a stage that came over the Trask Toll Road, a Native American canoe - they have all sorts of things! Staff is very friendly and helpful. Great... More 

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