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Skagit County Historical Museum

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Address: 501 Fourth St, La Conner, WA
Phone Number: 360-466-3365
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cute history museum

Nostalgia reigns at this little museum. There are 2 wings and an art gallery, along with a small gift shop with some very nice and inexpensive items. As for the contents of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Old Saybrook, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Nostalgia reigns at this little museum. There are 2 wings and an art gallery, along with a small gift shop with some very nice and inexpensive items. As for the contents of the museum, you'll find everything from salt cellars to a Ford Model T. They must have gotten things from hoarders as there is so much packed in a... More 

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Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This is a somewhat small but meaningful history of the local area. Unfortunately, one of the wings was closed when we were there, but the other two were an interesting and historically significant trip back through the history of the Skagit country. The helpful and pleasant docent was a major plus.

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Who would have thought that such a gem could be found at the top of a hill in a small town? From the thoughtfulness of the layout, to the artifacts and exhibits that could rival some of the best museums in the state, this museum is truly amazing. My husband and I left with huge smiles on our faces as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I go here every year for my birthday trip to La Conner. They always have a new exhibit featuring something special about the county. This year, they have an exhibit on mourning clothing, Victorian hair wreaths (woah!!) and medicine in Skagit County. Love it all!! Even the regular exhibits. It's so lovingly taken care of and detailed.

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Grapeview, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Enjoyed visiting here overall. It has some nice displays of artifacts from the history of the area. Especially enjoyed the displays of an old general store and rooms from a typical family home of the era. Doesn't take too long to go through and see everything, even if you are one who likes to read most of the descriptions. Reasonable... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I think this was probably the best small museum I have ever been in. I loved seeing the clothing, horse buggies, and the things made of human hair. The view from the rear of the building was very worthwhile. We were all surprised by how much there was to see.

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Really nice collection of artifacts and photos from pioneer days, lots from the 19th century. The building itself is an ugly concrete bunker isolated on a cul-de-sac. We were the only visitors on a day when the downtown was full of shoppers. It's worth seeking out.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

What a great little Museum, so much to see in this place,. The people working their are so helpful and the view is increditable. .

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Vancouver, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

For a small county museum this is extremely nice. Older exhibits, but all of well presented and described local artifacts, photos, and a display of the work of Skagit county's premier architect. WALK up to the museum, then you can have a bigger lunch at one of the fine restaurants down the hill.

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Chilliwack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We enjoyed all the artifacts and also the great view from the balcony overlooking La Connor right to the ocean. Great staff which were very helpful with the question we asked. Thank you

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