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Lynden Pioneer Museum

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Address: 217 Front Street, Lynden, WA 98264
Phone Number: (360) 354-3675
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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A bit of history

As part of our Bellingham trip we decided to visit the Lynden Pioneer Museum which, from the outside, looks like a storefront. We had our 7 and 9 year old grandchildren with us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our Bellingham trip we decided to visit the Lynden Pioneer Museum which, from the outside, looks like a storefront. We had our 7 and 9 year old grandchildren with us and hoped it would be of interest to them. Well, the museum deserves an A+ because they could not have been more fascinated. The museum's history included... More 

Thank 855virginiaj
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307 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a fantastic overview of the history of Lynden and the surrounding area. There are specialized areas including a military room and a really comprehensive carriage collection, but so much more. It's really a great introduction for young people and a trip down memory lane for the not so young.

Thank Sungron
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The folks in Lynden and surrounding area have done a wonderful job of putting together the history of the area. You will really get a feel for what it was like in this corner of the Northwest as settlers came in and established this community - from the dairy industry to the loggers and berry growers. So many items were... More 

Thank 38wildcat
Vancouver, Canada
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70 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I liked that it was 4.00 for seniors. It had a lot of everything - horsedrawn carriages, war memorabilia, farming equipment, a mock setup of what Lynden used to look like in the early 1900s, and a real variety of collectibles. It was 3 stories and very interesting.

1 Thank Bailey709
Wa. state
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

As others have noted, this museum will surprise you once you've entered. There is so much to see and such a wide variety. Yes, it's possible that it can be organized better. But we were amazed every time we went around another corner or up another floor. If you bring your kids, be prepared to explain what many of the... More 

2 Thank ec0minded
Kirkland, Washington
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66 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Lynden Pioneer Museum is a real hidden gem. It has a great display of life-size rural house, complete with interiors, and life size 'Lynden Main street' with various businesses, all of the latter stocked with their tools of trade. It looks like a town under a roof. Lower floor houses a collection of horse-drawn carriages. For those not very familiar... More 

Thank Vitaly K
Lynden, WA
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Spend a few hours at this museum and you will be treated to an interesting and informative history of Lynden and the surrounding area. Many of the exhibits are replicas of historical shops and businesses. Also an interesting collection of horse drawn buggys and carriages.

Thank Tron26
Seattle, Washington
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228 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

This museum contains a wide range of items collected by people in the area. Many items are from the first settlers of the area and include farming, logging, and old merchandise. The museum is a bit of a hodgepodge, but there are many unique items. The upper floor has a farming and logging section and a small "town" with antique... More 

Thank GoAlong2
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69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was my second trip to the Pioneer Museum. The collection and area are vast...much more than one would expect. There are several different areas from the beginnings of the the town/area, displays of pioneer homesteads, memorabilia from the World Wars, Korea and Vietnam, collection of wagons and carriages and a replica of the town. Yes, there there is not... More 

Thank NevadaSoulTrain
Boston, Massachusetts
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148 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

this museum had it all.it is larger than you think you would need at least two to three hours to really enjoy it.it had little towns set up to show how for example the barber shop or pharmacy might have looked years ago,also they had peoples kitchens parlors and bedrooms on display.they had old cars wagons carts fire engines,you name... More 

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