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Longmire Museum

Tahoma Woods, Star Route, Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
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Ranked #2 of 2 attractions in Longmire
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums
Description: This local history museum also provides information on the hiking trails in the region.
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Bellingham, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We walked 1.5miles from Cougar Rock camping to Longmeyer with two eight year old girls. They did OK. We learned much to our disappointment there are no hot springs there to speak of. There is a neat suspension bridge, museum, inn, old time gas station, and gift shop/limited grocery. It is a historic site as the architecture is the model... More

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Temple Terrace, Florida
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211 reviews 211 reviews
57 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The museum if filled with exhibits about the park and its wildlife. It will enhance your understanding of the area.

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Hillsborough & Villas NJ
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105 reviews 105 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you wish to lean about Longmire and the towns history as a resort, the small museum and the old gas station here will entertain and inform. Both are filled with old photographs stories and maps. There is a section on the natural habitat, the type of game found here and a complete history of how and why Longmire ,... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews 142 reviews
105 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

How can a museum be closed for training.? You have all winter for training. They sent you to the wilderness center for info. The preson was nice but I wanted more info about James Longmire, the discovery of the mineral springs and the fact that the "HORSE" found the springs as it roamed the meadow. it appears people are digging... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is okay. Given the amount of history in this park, it should be much much better. It was must more of a history lesson walking the trial across the street.

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Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

The museum is very small but makes very good use of its space. It was quite informative and enjoyable.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
36 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

liked the sunrise trails and the paradise loops much better than this. this is beautiful,but if you don't have a lot of time, this place is miss-able.

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Lacey, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The history of the museum itself was pretty fascinating, but the content inside was fairly standard. Lots of stuffed native animals that have been there for decades, information on the first climbers of the mountain and the history of the park. A small gift shop manned by a park ranger, who was admittedly quite knowledgeable. Worth the 10 or 15... More

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Athens
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The museum had some interesting information on Mt. Rainier, the wildlife, and flora and fona. The folks who work there were very helpful, especially the Ranger Erin. She made our trip so much better!

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Sharonville, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Some nice stuffed animals, and interesting info about the immediate area's history. Make sure you check out the old gas station just around the corner.

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