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Museum of the North Beach

Address: 4658 State Route 109, Moclips, WA
Phone Number: 360-276-4441
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Moclips
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: This museum focuses on life in the Moclips/Pacific Beach area.
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: This museum focuses on life in the Moclips/Pacific Beach area.

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Graham, Washington
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice quaint museum with a lot of area history, you use to be able to take the train there from Seattle it only took 2 days. There is a glass blowing shop there also and plenty of quality souvenirs.

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This small museum has a rich history of the North Beaches of Washington State. Nestled just north of Pacific Beach heading into Moclips, you will find a variety of items from long ago until the recent Japanese Tsunami. Worth the stop.

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Really great small museum, you will definitely learn some facts about this wonderful area. the volunteers are knowledgeable.

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Aberdeen, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Excellent and intimate museum. The curator was extremely knowledgeable. Because it is small, you have all of their attention and it feels like an exclusive tour.

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a great little museum, full of flotsam and jetsam gleaned from the beautiful area beaches as well as some local logging and railroad treasures. Admission is free (donations appreciated) and the volunteers are a wealth of knowledge about all things local. A great way to spend a rainy afternoon!

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Mount Vernon, Washington
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26 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is a nice place to spend some time looking at the history of the area. Enjoyed talking to man that was there. Did not get his name.

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Seattle
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Small museum jam-packed with local treasures. Very interesting. So much to look at that we couldn't do it justice. We got a good sense of the history of the area, though.

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South Deerfield, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Try to find a time when either Kelly or Lee are there. They are real historians of the North Beach. Something new is on display with every visit.

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Bothell, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The museums were all closed! While we searched for various local sights to explore, even the Indian Cultural Center in Quinault was closed since the gal that runs it was "busy".

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Bend, Oregon
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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This wonderful non-profit museum operated by volunteers and a small staff, is extremely active and continually growing and improving. The "North Beach" of the Washington coast includes several resort areas starting with Ocean Shores, including Oyhut, Ocean City, Pacific City, Copalis, Moclips and the Quinalt Indian Reservation's village of Tahola. Its history and collections at the museum start from the... More 

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