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Fort Klamath Museum

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Worth the Stop

Most people probably just blow by these rustic old buildings as they drive between Crater Lake and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Jeffrey M
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Chilliwack, Canada
Simple but interesting

Visited this just up the street from where I was staying. The gentleman in charge was really nice... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2017
Michael- B
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Napa Valley, California
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The Klamath County Museum is located on the grounds of the Civil War-era fort that served as a frontier Army outpost in south-central Oregon. The grounds include the graves of four Modoc Indians executed by the Army after the Modoc Indian War of...more
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51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

If you give this museum less than 5 stars, then you got out of your car, peeked around, and breezed through the museum not looking at what this is truly about. If you take your time and speak with the guide and curator, Kevin Fields,...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

Most people probably just blow by these rustic old buildings as they drive between Crater Lake and Hwy 101. We stopped and were impressed at what we learned about the history of the area. Unless told, you would never realize how large the original for...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed August 27, 2017

This is a nice oasis heading up to Crater Lake National Park from Klamath Falls. The existing buildings can all be entered and have some nice artifacts. This museum is well worth the visit and will take less than an hour. The site is free,...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Visited this just up the street from where I was staying. The gentleman in charge was really nice and knew his stuff on the fort. Great for kids! Got to see where Captain Jack was buried.

1  Thank Michael- B
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Very interesting history, simple but informative. Displays showing what the fort loked like when it was a thriving community.

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

We stumbled onto this place while driving to Crater Lake. Its an interesting piece of history to know that there were 100's stationed there. The museum was interesting and the guide was very friendly. I don't know the times the museum is open, but check...More

1  Thank Joe F
Reviewed September 9, 2016

We stopped on our way back to the resort. Its an interesting museum to visit. it was free.Worth a visit .

1  Thank Rekha R
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Crater Lake. Tjis is a neat little museum to make a quick stop at. Admission was free and this place ties in nicely with the rich history of the area.

1  Thank sarah K
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We were surprised to find this little museam very near our wonderful campground (Crater Lake Resort). The man who works there is incredibly knowledgeable, passionate and brings the history alive. The buildings are well preserved and Captain Jack's graveyard is here. Well worth a stop...More

2  Thank Luke O
Reviewed July 16, 2016

We were surprised to find this little museum nearby our RV camp site. There was a lot of amazing history in the town of Fort Klamath. We saw the burial site of the Modoc warrior Captain Jack. And the remains of the prison building and...More

1  Thank ixeyeb
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