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Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great museum

I spent about two hours checking out all the different displays and collections. There’s something... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Barbara R
Houston, Texas
Stepping back in time

This museum is packed full of history, there are lots of rooms to explore, each one very different... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Orlando, Florida
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Focus is to preserve and interpret the environmental and human history of Tillamook County. Many local artifacts and library with over 3,000 volumes, many devoted to genealogy.
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2106 2nd St, Tillamook, OR 97141-2306
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

I spent about two hours checking out all the different displays and collections. There’s something for everyone here. From a talking Smokey the Bear to a recreated pioneer cabin to old cars and canoes.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barbara R
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This museum is packed full of history, there are lots of rooms to explore, each one very different. This is not a spic&span stuff shirt everything is perfect kind of museum but a quirky, creaky floor, wonderfully old kind of place. So much history packed...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Interesting display of Abraham Lincoln things. Many animals stuffed. Old kitchen items, Smoky the Bear

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Amy Q
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This museum is worth the time to explore. It tells the history of the Tillamook area from Lewis and Clark to farming to industry. Some of the displays are interactive so it makes it more enjoyable. The farming displays were our favorites it brought back...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little museum of Pioneer history and artifacts. Its right in downtown Tillimook but has parking and a few RV parking spots. They have a complete Steam Donkey outside. A Steam Donkey is a Steam powered winch on big sleds they used...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

What a fascinating place to visit if you want to understand the history the settlement.... from Louis and Clark exploration to early interactions with the local Indian tribes to logging/farming. If you are a history buff, and would like to understand history of the great...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

Lovely Museum, lots to see is site of old Courthouse. 3 floors of things to see. Top floor has a very nice bird collection to see. Lovely, and rocks and agates, and history of early life in Tillamook

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

We spent quite a while browsing through the exhibits at this museum. There are many historical documents and pictures, as well as a library for research purposes. Upstairs houses an exhibit on Abraham Lincoln as well as a room filled with taxidermied animals of every...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Micolski2013
Reviewed June 15, 2017

We were really impressed with this museum - it covers pioneer history, natural history and has extensive collections of medals,gems, transportation, clothing and preserved animals. A wide range of exhibits which are thoughtfully explained. Located in the center of town with friendly volunteers - it's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Portlandtownie
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Interesting and different enough from other small museums. Well worth the visit... especially for the $4 admission price (which helps fund the museum).

Date of experience: April 2017
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