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This local history museum also provides information on the hiking trails in the region.
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Tahoma Woods, Star Route, Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
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+1 360-569-2211
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

The Longmire Museum is very, very basic and has only a small offering of literature and gifts from its conservancy. There are a few displays with titles and descriptions, but you will probably get through it all in5 to 10 minutes. I got the feeling...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard R
Reviewed October 25, 2018

You can expect your average selection of items from the history of the Park here. It's not as large as the Jackson Visitor center up at Paradise, but it does offer some nice dioramas of animals you are (unlikely) to see in the park. There's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stephen g
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

It’s fine for a quick “stop and look around”but don’t expect to spend much time as there really is let any thing to see or do. The rangers were friendly and more than willing to answer any questions but then again we were pressed to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GV27OCMD
Reviewed September 25, 2018

From the West, the first place you come to in Mt. Rainier National Park is Longmire. It is a series of buildings - both tourist and Park (maintenance, living quarters, etc.). We messed up in identifying the Museum and walked up the hill to a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This is a very small museum, but worth a stop if you have the time! There was also a ranger at the register that was able to answer my questions about a couple hikes, which was helpful!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Heidi C
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Small museum but worth a look if you have stopped for the gift shop, Inn or the park info building. History of the park, flora and fauna, geology, maps.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank XineF
Reviewed July 10, 2018

There are some cool indian artifacts in the place, which is why we went, and there are some stuffed animals, but other than that , things are mislabeled, some signs are telling you to look at pictures or artifacts that are no where to be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DanW133
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

This is the first spot where you can get park information and use the restroom. There is a small museum featuring wildlife of the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

As others have stated this is a small and somewhat interesting museum. However it seems that it has been unchanged for 25 years. Time for an update.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DawgExplorer
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little museum with mostly to do about animals and early summits of Mt. Rainier. It was worth the 15 minutes it took us to go through it. Plus it has a NPS passport stamp inside that is different from the one...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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