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Flavel House Museum

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Address: 441 Eighth Street, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503-325-2203
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11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: A historical Victorian home turned museum.

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Imagine living here

Totally enjoyed touring this house and learning about the occupants. It is always fun to imagine what it would have been like to live in such places. You are free to wander... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Santa Rosa, California
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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Totally enjoyed touring this house and learning about the occupants. It is always fun to imagine what it would have been like to live in such places. You are free to wander through most of the rooms and docents are available for questions. Especially liked the stained glass window above the front door.

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Centralia, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The Flavel house and carriage house provided a wonderful look into our country's history. The Flavel family did a great deal to grow the Astoria area and increase the shipping trade into the Portland area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Wonderful experience.Amazing story about the Flavel family. Hard work, well rewarded. Can't believe their travels to Paris and routinely to San Francisco.

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Greeley, Colorado
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I enjoy visiting old homes when I travel. This one is very large-over 11,000 square feet!! The furnishings are beautiful. The video at the carriage house is very informative and the docent at the house was very knowledgeable. If you like architecture, antiques, old homes, or learning about the history of the town you are visiting, this is a destination... More 

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Seattle
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Flavel House Museum is a very photogenic building, more so for the exterior than the interior, which is rather dark. Only about 20% of the interior furnishings are original, so you can get an idea of how the Flavels lived but in most cases you aren't seeing their actual possessions. For me, the most interesting part of the visit... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

George Flavel was a sea captain who started a number of business enterprises based in Astoria, Oregon. Amoung them was conducting trade between San Francisco and Astoria and also providing pilots for the ships at the mouth of the Columbia River. The changing channels, violent waves and sand bars make navigation through those waters very dangerous. Flavel, his wife and... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Three floors of antique furniture in darkly lit rooms. The fireplace mantels were different in each room, the woodwork was great. The main staircase was wide and I'm sure was beautiful when built. The back winding staircase woodwork was great. It was a grand house in its day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

As a member of an historical society in my hometown, I really like to visit other historical society homes. We learned a lot about the history of Astoria and the Flavel family. The admission was very reasonable.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a beautiful house to tour and both my husband and I really enjoyed our visit. There was plenty of free street parking around the house. You buy your tickets ($6 for adults) in the carriage house, which isn't attached to the main house, but is on the property. Be sure and watch the video that they show in... More 

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Galt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Very nice view from Streets around house. We didn't go inside, but some rooms are viewable from porch. One more nice site in Astoria.

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Additional Information about Flavel House Museum

Address: 441 Eighth Street, Astoria, OR 97103
Phone Number: 503-325-2203
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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