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Flavel House Museum

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441 8th St, Astoria, OR 97103-4620
+1 503-325-2203
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Worth a visit, excellent craftsmanship

We were glad we toured. Exquisite mansion, with a lot of woodwork, excellent craftsmanship and... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2015
Will6468
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Morton, Illinois
This is a must see!

I was so happy my son suggested we visit Flavel House. First, the grounds are beautiful. Once... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2015
1007BethG
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Sacramento, California
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A historical Victorian home turned museum.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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441 8th St, Astoria, OR 97103-4620
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

We were glad we toured. Exquisite mansion, with a lot of woodwork, excellent craftsmanship and some first in a home of that time in Astoria.

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

I was so happy my son suggested we visit Flavel House. First, the grounds are beautiful. Once inside the house I felt like I went back in time. I really enjoyed learning about the history of the family and seeing how they lived. The docent...More

Thank 1007BethG
Reviewed August 22, 2015

Beautiful home for being built 129yrs ago. If you like history this is a great place to visit and just imagine what they didn't have compared to what we do have!! The 9 foot doors were amazing and gave the house the look of grandeur...More

3  Thank lvdejavu
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Enormous mansion that gives a peek into the lives of the wealthy Flavel family, whose patriarch, Captain Flavel, was a founding father of Astoria. The town has hundreds of Victorian houses, but this is the most spectacular. Some of the furniture is original to the...More

1  Thank Elaine M
Reviewed August 15, 2015

One of the best preserved, small town early houses that I have ever seen. The city did itself proud here. Go see it.

Thank Alford H
Reviewed August 13, 2015

Stopped by with our kids. Interesting self guided tour. You can walk in most rooms and really see the house. Not able to access the the attic...which made me want to jump the rope and go explore.

2  Thank fishmister
Reviewed August 13, 2015

When you walk in the front you are taken back to earlier days. Every room has a story to tell. The fireplace mantels are amazing each one different. The furniture us awesome and the story of Captain Flavel is great.

1  Thank redfeathers2
Reviewed August 10, 2015

Great example of Victorian age in the Pacific Northwest. Nice inside and outside gardens carriage house. Many more Victorian's line the streets of Astoria. Take a hike up 3rd street at 33% grade it will get your legs a wobbling. My doxie and I took...More

1  Thank lameduckflies
Reviewed August 3, 2015

I love old Victorian homes, and when I saw this one from the outside, I just had to go in. The grounds are nicely kept with the original fence still around the lot. The carriage house is restored very nicely with a sled and buggy...More

2  Thank twinsmom070
Reviewed August 3, 2015

come and see and hear the hunted history of Astoria and the Flavels. Its a great story and the whole experience will raise the hairs on your neck....

1  Thank Angel H
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Joyce1285
What is the cost of tickets to see the Flavel museum?
March 26, 2017|
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Response from H1315 | Reviewed this property |
The cost is $ 5.00 for adults, $2.00 for kids 6-17 and under 6 are free.
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Rick E
I have COPD and use oxygen. Will I trouble with the stairs; I understand there are 30 steps. Thanks for any reply. Rick
August 13, 2016|
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Response from 1Scooter | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot to see and enjoy on the first floor. This old house was not built in a time when builders considered disability This attraction would be hard to enjoy in a wheelchair too.
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GwenDimmitt
Are you open tomorrow?
June 4, 2016|
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Response from barb2son | Reviewed this property |
I do not know if they are open tomorrow. They only serve tea to cruisers who have signed up for the tea and scones excursion. The museum is open daily but not for tea.
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