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Bandon Historical Society Museum

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Excellant History on Bandon

A must visit when in Bandon.Tells all about the amazing Bandon history and is very well done.Staff... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Lainers60
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Paradise, California
YAY Bandon Museum

It is free on Sundays in Summer. Can’t beat that. We really enjoyed the exhibits. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
D5882KDjuliea
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Gladstone, Oregon
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We are currently closed for renovation. Will open Feb 4, 2019. The Bandon Historical Society was founded in 1976 and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission of preserving and presenting historical material and artifacts related to...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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270 Fillmore Avenue, SE, Bandon, OR 97411
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+1 541-347-2164
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

A must visit when in Bandon.Tells all about the amazing Bandon history and is very well done.Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable of local Bandon history.A well done museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lainers60
BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks for your visit and review! Good to hear you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It is free on Sundays in Summer. Can’t beat that. We really enjoyed the exhibits. Interesting history with clothing, photos, stories from people that remember back that far! It’s not a large place, which was perfect for us. The man that worked there knew so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank D5882KDjuliea
BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for visiting and leaving your review. Glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 19 June 2018

It may be small but there is so much in this little museum. It was fun looking at all the old antiques they have and history of the town

Date of experience: August 2017
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BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Some people have gone to a great deal of effort to put this museum together. Lots of interesting historical information here of Bandon & Coos County. The staff were helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fred H
BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for your visit and feedback!

Reviewed 27 November 2017

I had the opportunity to visit this terrific museum on Veteran's Day with my Dad. Aside from a well-attended special program with a Veteran's Day theme, the other exhibits in the museum were beautifully presented and interesting. My Dad and I had a great time...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Thanks for visiting and commenting on the museum!! Glad you were able to visit on that special veterans day event to share the memories and see the exhibits.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This was our first time visiting here and we were not disappointed. We were amazed at the exhibits there, all on the varied history of Bandon. From the 1936 fire that destroyed the whole town to the history of cranberry production, it was fascinating. Many...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for your visit and feedback! Good to know that you enjoyed the visit! Our director and volunteers appreciate the comments.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

While this museum looks small on the outside it has a wealth of historical information. The exhibits are updated regularly. You can find many interesting facts about the area and some local lore. Plan on spending at least an hour or two. You will not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Tracy G
BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for your visit and the kind words about our exhibits. We appreciate the feedback!

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Museum's in small towns are not taken advantage of like they should be. We always try to stop at historical museums. The museum talks about and shows in history of the fire in the 1930's that devastated the entire town. It's a must see.

Date of experience: July 2017
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BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for visiting with us this summer and letting folks know that small museums have a lot to offer!

Reviewed 30 June 2017

VERY interesting look at the towns evolvement through various displays...thoughtfully presented. A lot to look at!

Date of experience: June 2017
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BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thanks for visiting with us and leaving your review!

Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is without a doubt the best historical museum of its size in Oregon. You can easily spend a couple of hours here. It is fabulous -- small but well-organized. Learn about the Bandon Fire; the Bandon Cranberry Festivals; sustaining industries throughout the years. And,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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BandonMuseum, Web Manager at Bandon Historical Society Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2017

Thanks for visiting and leaving your feedback! Good to hear you enjoyed it, our volunteers and staff appreciate your comments.

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