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Siuslaw Pioneer Museum

278 Maple St, Florence, OR 97439-9617
+1 541-997-7884
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Kind of a neat place

While the place is small, it has two floors of displays. It is housed in an old school building... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
transfer back to the old days

we had a very good time seeing all of the items on display and information we would recommend to... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Junction City, Oregon
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278 Maple St, Florence, OR 97439-9617
+1 541-997-7884
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

While the place is small, it has two floors of displays. It is housed in an old school building that has a history of its own. The volunteers were friendly and knowledgeable, and we learned a lot about the history of the surrounding area. For...More

1  Thank RoadrunnerBC
Reviewed 19 October 2016

we had a very good time seeing all of the items on display and information we would recommend to all that are interested in the past

1  Thank Sumner55
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The displays were arranged by type, such as marine, farming, sewing and lumber. The museum was small but had some excellent pieces. We enjoyed the replica sawmill. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. All were locals, some for generations. Worth the time.

1  Thank Donnagay1d
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This museum is well kept and staffed by some truly friendly and knowledgeable folks. The entrance fee is $3 but the time spent here is worth that. The museum is divided into different sections that are easily identified and well maintained. The hosts were welcoming...More

2  Thank RofLoxley
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We were not prepared for the amount of history in such a small building. A modest fee of $3.00 ea dollars brought us a slice of local history. I could have spent hours talking to the very knowledgeable people who were only too happy to...More

1  Thank GeoffandLaura
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Interesting if interested in the history of the area.Lots of items to look at and volunteers to answer questions.Small fee for entrance.

1  Thank I3024WVNomad
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Inside this historic building is a plethora of nicely displayed and documented memorabilia and artifacts relating to the town and its past residents going back to the early 1900s. The museum and its staff take great pride in the history assembled and displayed in this...More

1  Thank Parrot434
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Set in an old school building, this small museum has extensive collections of furniture, clothing, military objects, telephones, typewriters, logging memorabilia, and other items that tell the history of the area. You can either wander around on your own or get a tour from one...More

1  Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 5 May 2016

With the weather precluding a walk on the beach, the nine of us 70-yr-olds enjoyed our 1 1/2 hour visit to this nice collections. Museum volunteered to show us around but I think our sub-groups enjoyed discovering both floors of the old grade school full...More

1  Thank clpb
Reviewed 29 April 2016

For a small museum it was very worth the time to stop and visit. Very informative on local history and artifacts that were nicely displayed.

1  Thank dennis241
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