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Klamath County Museum

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Wonderful, very well laid out. Lots of local history. Agriculture and Lumber made the city quite... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shireen M
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Well worth the visit

We found the staff to be very knowledgeable, personable and friendly. We happened to visit on a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William C
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“during wwii”(3 reviews)
“local indian”(3 reviews)
Explore the history of Klamath Falls and the Upper Klamath River Basin through dozens of exhibits covering anthropology, natural history and more recent history. Outdoor exhibits can be viewed any time. A native plant garden includes more than 150...more
Hours Today: Closed
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1451 Main St, Klamath Falls, OR 97601-5989
+1 541-882-1000
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 20, 2016

This was well worth the few bucks to get in. (even got senior discount). This is no big city museum but they had a nice diversity of exhibits, they place was exceptionally clean and well maintained. Even though it is small, as museums go, the...More

5  Thank RodneyE127
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed December 26, 2012

First, I should say that whatever this museum's faults, it's worth visiting. The place has heart, and the area's history is worth stopping for. That said, I'm very disappointed at the quality of printed information in the section on the Modoc War--it looks like it...More

3  Thank Katherin K
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All reviews local history during wwii local indian famous singers blacksmith shop black light national guard well worth the visit interactive exhibits area's history pioneer days couple of hours great visit lava beds national monument front desk spend an afternoon all ages
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Wonderful, very well laid out. Lots of local history. Agriculture and Lumber made the city quite vibrant a hundred years ago! Sad.....you won't see that now.

Thank Shireen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found the staff to be very knowledgeable, personable and friendly. We happened to visit on a special day, the birthday of Klamath County (Oct 17)when they were giving back room tours. This was extremely interesting and gave us insight into information the museum has...More

Thank William C
Reviewed September 26, 2018

We enjoyed or visit. There were many different and interesting artefacts. Had the impression that it was presented more for local people than visitors. For example, features on a number of local notables but no apparent story on how and when the area was settled...More

Thank Nigel4921
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

The staff is wonderful and the all the things children have to look at in the museum keeps them interested.

Thank K3241CNadrianap
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Museum hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm. We were in Klamath during the times they are closed but I asked my group if we can leave later on Tuesday so I can come visit this place early. I did and I...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed July 8, 2018

As the title says Amtrak decided to have an unscheduled 2 hour stop here on our way to Seattle. The museum concentrates on the local history and geography and I learnt about various historical facts concerning the suppression of the native peoples and Japanese WW2...More

Thank Ian111England
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is about the receptionist lady who was working on 6-25-2018 at 4pm. I was basically lost, a visitor to the area. She went out of her way to find the apartments I was looking for. What I needed had nothing to do with her...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We went to the two in town and were absolutely enthralled by the Bishop Hotel where many of their 60 rooms looked as though the lodgers had just stepped away. There were also rooms displayed for laundry, offices, beauty parlor, doctors office, barbers and more....More

Thank jgl1
Reviewed June 6, 2018

My husband and I visited the museum to see if we could find information regarding some of his family members. The staff at the museum was friendly and helpful and will search for information for us (for a reasonable price). The displays of washing machines...More

Thank breshearsml
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Friendly staff on entry, and was reasonably priced. Inside there is so much of interest for all ages. A host of famous singers performed here in the fifties. All details of them on display, plus their sounds and you can listen to them, and we...More

1  Thank Robert H
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Alana W
November 26, 2016|
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Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for senior and military. Free for youth 17 and under.