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Cowlitz County Historical Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Took my 5 year old grandson there, very interesting displays

If you are looking for historical information on Cowlitz county, this is the place to go. There is... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Mitchell H
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Vancouver, Washington
Very nice displays

Colitz county is portrayed in displays that tell a story but aren't too busy. Several hands on... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
glena699
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Emporia, Kansas
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405 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626-4103
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you are looking for historical information on Cowlitz county, this is the place to go. There is an lifesize cabin showing living conditions along with artifacts from the past. They had a game for kids to play, to find different items in the displays,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mitchell H
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Colitz county is portrayed in displays that tell a story but aren't too busy. Several hands on activities for children

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank glena699
Reviewed February 6, 2018

It is so amazing and i can see the history in this county right in this very museum. Every thing from the Mt St Eruption to The First Railroad in Cowlitz.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Lachlan P
Reviewed October 21, 2017

I have a lot of relatives in Cowlitz County, and I have lived her for 60 years. We like to go check out the museum to see if anything new has been placed in there. Great place to visit!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank georgenegazebean
Reviewed February 14, 2017

A pictorial history of the county with some interesting videos, a storehouse of area antiques and stories about the inhabitants and the native population. Stories about industry like Weyhauser and Reynolds aluminum. Wonderfully kept and staffed. best for younger story buffs. Great parking.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Nice place to visit and get a bit of local history, great people, clean and easy to get to would recommend you stop in and check it out ...

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank moneypit5p
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed learning about the interesting history of Cowlitz County. The museum is well laid out and features a work-class exhibition of the county's journey from the native Americans to today. The staff and director were s friendly and informative. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank PinUpBoy
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nice well laid out modern clean building with good parking and wonderful photos and exhibits as well as access to old records

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank valonthehill
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent the whole time there learning something new. My grandson mostly enjoyed the artwork and learning new things.Great educational environment. We're going back very soon.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank tonie360
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Whilst passing through the town of Kelso, (the seat of Cowlitz County), on my way up the I-5 to Seattle I decided to pay the History Museum a visit. there is no entrance fee to visit this museum but a small donation is welcome. On...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Martin R
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