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Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

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Address: 620 NW Spring Street, Waldport, OR 97394
Phone Number: (541) 563-2002
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Very interestingly informative

Clean with friendly well informed staff, much truly enriching data & information. Nice view of ocean beach and the grand bridge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Thomas L F
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Florence, Oregon
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Florence, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean with friendly well informed staff, much truly enriching data & information. Nice view of ocean beach and the grand bridge.

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Pleasanton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

We stopped here to learn a little about the history of transportation along the Oregon coast. Since we were driving up 101 we could see the challenges presented by the terrain and the rivers and ocean. The museum shows how long it would have taken to traverse coastal Oregon and by what methods in different time periods. There is also... More 

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The Dalles, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Nice place to stop and stretch the legs, Interesting overview of the area and the people who helped shape it.

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Waldport, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

If you are at all interested in the town of Waldport this is the place to be. The people there will go the extra mile to answer your questions.

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West Richland, WA, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Located near the Alsea Bridge, this small museum provides lots of information about the bridges of Oregon. Along the wall is an interesting historical timeline. Just outside is view of the bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

We checked out this museum after walking across the bridge, and enjoyed the photos, old boats and replicas of the bridge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

A fascinating look at the bridges of Oregon and the history of Highway 101. Lots of historical photos, a video of the building of the Alsea Bridge was running is a separate space, and some interpretive activities for children. A few items are for sale - books, t shirts, and there is lots of information on the surrounding area attractions

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

A stop at Waldport’s Alsea Bay Historic Interpretative Center teaches visitors, via a time line all around one room, a lesson about Waldport and the state’s transportation history. It also have displays celebrating McCullough and information on the many bridges he built. Among the exhibits are an extensive model of the Alsea Bay Bridge, photos of the bridge’s construction, and... More 

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Waldport, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

You can view the history of the area plus get a ton of info about the Oregon coast. We just moved here and this was best place we have found to explore all the incredible spots in the area using their large selection of brochures and books. You can also shop for all kind of Oregon related products.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Well worth a visit, The centre shows the time line of this river valley in a clear, scientific non judgemental which gives one a real sense of the changes that have happened and why!!

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