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Better than expected

My husband and I wandered in to the museum while we were exploring the little town of Eastsound... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Ashley B
Small yet very informative

Even though this is a relatively small museum, it is extremely packed full of information about the... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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The largest of the San Juan islands is also one of the prettiest, with rocky terrain for hiking and dramatic shorelines for kayaking and whale watching.
181 N Beach Rd, Orcas Island, WA
+1 360-376-4849
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

My husband and I wandered in to the museum while we were exploring the little town of Eastsound. The entry fee is a donation of your choosing. The exhibits offered a good review of the island's history with lots of interesting little artifacts to peruse....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ashley B
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Even though this is a relatively small museum, it is extremely packed full of information about the history, people, and living conditions on orchis Island in the 1800s later. There are six log cabins join together to create the larger structure. Admission is free with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Extremely educational & informative ... Enjoyable experience learning about the history of this beautiful island

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rob S
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Very well organized. Small log cabins connected together allowing us to go back in time. A must see while on Orcas.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tina P
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We really loved this museum, six small log buildings each depicting a time in Orcas Island history. Greeted at the door by well informed and friendly people. Our grandchildren loved the area where they could try on clothes, shoes and bonnets of the day. What...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

its a must stop, history is great, take your time, the volunteers are knowledgeable and very helpful. buy your gifts here. Donations are entry fee, be kind.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lioncarla
Reviewed August 5, 2018

A small museum offering interesting historical items of Orcas Island. The best displayed items are the early settlers memorabilia. A good display of local history.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank rosemariea715
Reviewed July 21, 2018

My husband and I love museums were delighted to find this little gem in EastSound. We are from the southeast so enjoy learning about the early settlers and native people of this part of the US. I commend whoever thought of creating the museum from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank NCTravelingGirl
Reviewed May 17, 2018

We passed by this while walking around downtown Eastsound and peeked inside. We were immediately met by a friendly lady who promptly and proudly began telling us all about the museum and how it came to be. It didn't take much convincing to get us...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank vern C
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Great little area museum. Several old cabins put together. Photos are great. Many original items from early residents.

Date of experience: September 2017
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