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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: A historical Victorian home turned museum.

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Beautiful old home

Lovely old home with a history. The docent was very nice and gave us information on the history. The only con for me is the top floor was closed off, I think for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely old home with a history. The docent was very nice and gave us information on the history. The only con for me is the top floor was closed off, I think for insurance/security reasons.

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Ephrata, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Really enjoyed our recent visit. The house itself is amazing with all of the beautiful woodwork. Very well preserved. Really nice hostess and the gentleman in the carriage house.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The guide was exceptional while walking throughout this mansion. The furniture, shutters, detailed settings made me feel that I was actually in someone's home. The preservation is meticulous in detail and taste.

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Enjoyed all the history of the Flavell family. Great home and lwell furnished. Needs marked parked parking near the Gift Shop since tickets MUST be purchased at the gift shop and for the pre-museum video. We had to walk around the whole block following signs to buy tickets.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Museum is lovely but the hostesses need training. We arrive at the front door and hostess says to my husband, " I need your ticket'.' He says "My wife has my ticket." I am still slightly outside by my friend is inside, and she clearly assumed she (my friend) is me! Hostess then says "Well it doesn't look like your... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Beautiful old house and furnishings. Take the time to watch the movie offered in the carriage house where you get your tickets. The Docent in the main house will answer questions but otherwise you are on your own to wander through the house. The grounds and flowers are very pretty. Nice side trip and gave us a better sense of... More 

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Midhurst
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Found the house to be in need of some repair also were not allowed in top floor or some of the rooms throughout the house. We expected more.

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Olympia, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This house was built by the first citizen of Astoria in the late nineteenth century. He was the first Columbia river and bar pilot and built an impressive business in the booming town. The house has been lovingly preserved and is very nicely presented by the volunteer docents.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Exhibits at the carriage house in the rear as well as the free movie on Capt Flavel's life I thought were much more interesting and informative than the house tour. We got a private tour of the first level of the house and we were on our own for the second level. Some information given about their lives. You cannot... More 

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Seattle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I understand that the caretakers of this beautifully restored sea captain's mansion from the 1880s want to protect the furnishings from light damage. But seriously. Open the darned shutters so a visitor can see what she's looking at! Every single room was heavily shuttered to the extent that it was well-nigh impossible to get a feeling for what life might... More 

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Additional Information about Flavel House Museum

Address: 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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