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Gresham Pioneer Museum

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Address: 410 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030-7212
Phone Number: 503 661 0347
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Tue 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Small but interesting

The museum is in the pretty old Gresham library building. It's tiny, but fun to walk through, and I learned new things. I appreciated that they did not censor Gresham's history... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2016
Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The museum is in the pretty old Gresham library building. It's tiny, but fun to walk through, and I learned new things. I appreciated that they did not censor Gresham's history, but presented the bad alongside the good.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. I just happened in and was met by a long time Gresham resident who made the time for a personal tour. I especially liked the old gas pump and how local residents get involved. Take notice of the Bronz piece in the front yard also. Than have lunch next door at what used to be a beautiful... More 

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Estacada, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Although the hours are limited this little piece of east county offers some interesting history. Love the pictures and the building. Easy walk through and educational.

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Gresham, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My husband and I found out there was a historical walking tour in Gresham and it started at this museum. On the stairs of this museum, the guild told us that this building, (built in 1913) was one of 25 out of 31 public library's in Oregon that was built with a construction grant paid by Andrew Carnegie, (a philanthropist).... More 

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Troutdale, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

Unless you are from here, I don't think it would thrill a visitor. It's about the history of this area. It's close to the river, and the train. NOt all people are into that kind of thing.

Thank MrsO_5

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