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Flavel House Museum

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Address: 441 8th St, Astoria, OR 97103-4620
Phone Number: 503-325-2203
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

A historical Victorian home turned museum.

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History & House Tour

We walked into town from the cruise ship terminal to this interesting and historical place. You purchase tickets for the tour at the carriage house on the corner of 7th... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Michael H
Novato, California
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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found the history to this home interesting and it held our attention because our family enjoys old things. Lots of displays! Inexpensive way to spend a few hours out of the bad weather. Would not recommend it to families with small children or teenagers. Many times just a rope keeping you out of a few the the rooms and... More 

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Novato, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We walked into town from the cruise ship terminal to this interesting and historical place. You purchase tickets for the tour at the carriage house on the corner of 7th & Exchange St., not the main house at 8th & Duane. We watched an interesting film about the history and people of Astoria focusing on Capt. Flavel, the first pilot... More 

Thank Michael H
St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so glad that this home was open when we were in town! It is well kept, both inside and outside, and makes for some great photo opportunities. Loved learning about the family that lived in the house, If you research the Flavel family before you go, you will discover that they have a very interesting history and that... More 

Thank ThomasTCat
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the house looks like the hosts are still in town and only the presence of the well informed curator makes you fell less like a peeping tom... Nice example of architecture and design, offers a look into the lifestyle available at the end of 1800 th

Thank aperrian
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was right next to the OFM(Goonies jail). If you go to the jail go ahead and buy the the 3 museum pass as it is worth it just to see the Flavel house. This home takes you back in time and is so beautiful. Take the time to see the film in the carriage house. Captain Flavel and his... More 

Thank 13lilyden
Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice museum and a good place to learn about the beginnings of Astoria and the northwest. Small gift shop with unique items.

Thank Beverly L
Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This home was built in 1886 for Captain Flavel and what is amazing is that the house had running hot and cold water as well as flush toilets. Some of the furnishings are original so they have roped off parts of the rooms. There are many pictures and accounts of early Astoria throughout the house. You buy your tickets at... More 

Thank Mark951
Jax, FL
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the home of Captain George Flavel, a noted boat pilot on the Columbia River. This home was completed as his retirement home in 1886. Lived here with his wife and two grown daughters for 7 years. They had a married son but he never lived in the house. It was the location for the Public Health dept., the... More 

Thank Brewer4
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely home with some great history. Thanks to those who saved it from being demolished for a bank parking lot!! We love to tour old historic homes and learn the history behind them. This one is a treasure to Astoria for sure. If you love old homes and their history, don't miss this one.

Thank 57curts
Astoria, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great museum. We thoroughly enjoyed it, a lot of good history. What a great way to learn about some of the history of Astoria.

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