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Interesting cannery history

It's a small, in-staffed museum about cannery history. Was a little confusing on where to enter... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2019
shealafemme
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Tucson, Arizona
A free museum with interesting exhibits!

We had an hour to kill in Astoria, and had heard about this museum while riding the Riverfront... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
scottgE1222SE
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Blackfoot, Idaho
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

It's a small, in-staffed museum about cannery history. Was a little confusing on where to enter and I went through it backwards. It's small, but neat. No cost, but there is a donation box. There is also a coffee shop that shares the building and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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rlindsl, Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2019

Thank you for visiting! Did you see the 90# Chinook Salmon? =)

Reviewed January 5, 2019

I love this place. It has such a great vibe and so much history. Love going to the cafe, Coffee Girl, and sitting at a table on the edge of the dock, taking in the river and also looking at the historic photos of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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rlindsl, Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thank you! Fisher Poets in February and we have a party in October, check us out on social media to hear about events!

Reviewed December 11, 2018

We found this place in error. The experience was neat, some history of the Bumble Bee Tuna Factory. They have a neat coffee shop, restaurant. They also have a place you can eat seafood out on the deck. The salmon was some of the best...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Seeing some of the history of Astoria is always great especially when it is free. My mom used to work at Bumble Bee Cannery so it was really cool to come in and see a lot of the pictures. This is enjoyable for anyone looking...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

This is a small but interesting museum located on Cannery Pier in Astoria. You can access it by either walking to the pier or driving on the pier and parking near the museum. Items and artifacts associated with the Bumblebee cannery are highlighted here. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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rlindsl, General Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Did you see the 90# salmon in the gift shop? What feedback can you provide me to make the museum better? Thank you for the lighting suggestion.

Reviewed September 6, 2018

has original bathrooms yet clean! now w/ restaurants and coffee shop museum is free entry lots of bumble bee photos and memoribilia

Date of experience: August 2018
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rlindsl, General Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you!

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Didn't realize of the history here. We enjoyed going through there and learned alot about the old canneries-pretty amazing!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

We were there early in the morning. This is a free, self guided tour of a lot of artifacts and information about the canning industry. You feel like you are driving into the water, but drive on out the pier and take a look. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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rlindsl, Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

=) Thank you! We have a giant 90# Chinook Salmon (display) coming soon. This was a typical "June Hog" before the Grand Coulee Dam was built. These fish migrated up to 1,500 miles to British Columbia and leaped up over Celilo Falls. Please come back...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018

We had an hour to kill in Astoria, and had heard about this museum while riding the Riverfront Trolley, so we went right after it opened on a weekday morning. We were the only ones there, except for the coffee heads at the coffee shop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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rlindsl, General Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2018

Thank you for the extensive review!

Reviewed July 18, 2018

We were a bit disappointed by our visit to the Hanthorn Cannery Museum. The actual museum is only a room or two filled with dingy exhibits. There's a pub on the pier and it was interesting to walk around and see the live Dungeness crab...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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rlindsl, Public Relations Manager at Hanthorn Cannery Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

We have added new displays and updated the gift shop with new stuff. Coming soon is a replica 90# chinook salmon typical of the spring run before the Grand Coulee dam was built. Please visit us again!

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