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Flavel House Museum

441 Eighth Street, Astoria, OR 97103
503-325-2203
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Ranked #8 of 22 Attractions in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Museums, Specialty Museums
Traveler Description: The Flavel House Museum is a must-see for lovers of Queen Anne architecture.  This historic home, completed in 1886, is on the National Register of... more »
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Brenham, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

This self guided tour is a look back into the life and times of the 1800-1900's. The house, itself, is beautiful to view with unbelievable architecture and bone structure....magnificent and grand. The history told gives you a glimpse into the beginnings of the town of Astoria and those who shaped it.

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Louisiana
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The guides say the house may be taken by the estate of the person who donated the building. I was really glad to be able to tour the house and grounds. huge trees, landscaped gardens, architectural details i have not seen anywhere else.

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Monte Vista, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We loved the history lesson we got here about the Flavel family from the video shown before we toured of the Flavel house. I enjoyed how they preserved the home over the years.

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

The home is indeed on its own block, and I agree with others to see the carriage house first and the film. Astoria has many Victorian houses, but we are fortunate to have this one to be a public space to enjoy. It does have some fun features that were quite modern at the time it was built. I think... More

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Portland OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

The house and history was amazing and quite interesting. From 9 foot doors and 14 foot ceilings, this house is worth the few dollars to tour. I think the indoor plumbing and central heat were very interesting, especially since the time didn't normally include that sort of luxury!

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Cumberland, Maryland
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's only $12 per person to buy a pass to three museums. It includes the Flavel House Museum too. Worth the money and this place is very interesting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Beautiful Queen Anne architecture Take tour of house for small fee, free movie to learn about interesting history of the Astoria area. Beautiful large trees on property and ample free parking at house.

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Lincoln
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was a neat old house that has been restored. Be sure to check the carriage house out first & watch the video about the history of the house & Astoria's beginnings.

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Langley City, Canada
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very beautiful house that has been restored. Many original items from the homes owners. The short video is very informative and interesting. Very worth seeing and we would definitely go here again. There is so much to look at in each room. Thanks to the Heritage Society for preserving this gem!

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Riverside
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This Victorian style mansion sits right across the street from the jail that was in the film the "Goonies". The Flavel House and property sits on it's own square block. The grounds are kept up very nicely and the house is in superb shape. You buy your tickets in the back house/garage and while there you can read up on... More

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