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Lynden Pioneer Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Go back in history

This is a great place to see historic items from Lynden and history in general. There are a large... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
Bremerton, Washington
Fascinating place, lots to see

For a town the size of Lynden (or even one bigger), this is a huge museum. So much to see and a... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
Wenatchee, WA
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All reviews main street small town three hours horse drawn local history awesome place large number stepping back in time world war my favorite early days second visit real variety rainy day pacific northwest few hours worth the trip
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

This is a great place to see historic items from Lynden and history in general. There are a large number of horse drawn carriages and a mock-up of a main street from the early era. The people staffing are quite knowledgeable on the different exhibits....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

For a town the size of Lynden (or even one bigger), this is a huge museum. So much to see and a real variety. The two staff members we chatted with were very helpful. One should plan for 2-plus hours on a visit. Just a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

I was expecting a typical "local museum" but was pleasantly shocked with this one. It's so much bigger than you'd ever think. Excellent use of space and the grand area that's a replica of the town makes you feel like you're strolling the streets of...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I think I could have easily dropped the Hubs off for a day and he would have been happy. We spent 2 hours here, and I could have gone a little longer. Docents at the front explain the layout. There is a lot of items,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ClineFam
Reviewed April 29, 2018

My 72 year old Uncle got married last Sunday at the museum. Lovely space for a smallish wedding. Had a small reception after and got to walk around the museum.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank beviebean
Reviewed March 24, 2018

Drive up from Seattle this is worth a visit. Finding this museum was quite a surprise. For such a small town I would not have expected such a large collection. Regardless of your interest weather is cameras cars the buggies history World War I or...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

You think, wow, another small town museum.... boring. But not this one. We were there a few hours and felt rushed, knowing we had hardly seen anywhere near everything. We will be back to Lynden again and will likely plan to spend at least one...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ErnieG1972
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This is a true gem of a small town museum. It covers all aspects of the area's history and development. It also has a military (primarily World War I) section, an entire floor devoted to classic horse drawn vehicles and a top floor that features...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Sungron
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Was very enjoyable we spent a couple hours going through it and veterans get free admission. If I recall it was only 5 dollars to get in.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank G2051TLjosephs
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Want to know what it was like 100+years ago in the Pacific Northwest? Visit this gem of a museum and see displays of village life and services in the good old days. There are three levels of exhibits and it will take you several hours...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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