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Lewis County Historical Museum

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Fun museum!

Nice small town museum with lots of great local history. If you like ghost stories, come take the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Winlock, Washington
Great Collections and Very Kid-Friendly!

We wandered in here and decided to stay because it was only $4 for seniors and it's in an old train... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Issaquah, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice small town museum with lots of great local history. If you like ghost stories, come take the Oct Ghost Walk!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LHB59
Reviewed 8 October 2018

We wandered in here and decided to stay because it was only $4 for seniors and it's in an old train depot, which we appreciate because we often travel by train. We spent probably an hour there carefully looking at everything. There is a lot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Lewis county is full of history as is the Lewis County Historical Museum. Great seeing an old railroad station re-purposed.Had not been here for a number of years and it is still the same. They do need to find a way to rotate displays and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank chefedl
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My grandparents took my sister and me to The Lewis County Historical Museum in Chehalis, WA. It was about an hour long exploration in the museum. It was very fun. There were little setups such as: how your kitchen might have looked. There were a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gabby G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent local Historical Museum located in a brick train station which was built in the early 20th century. Good gift shop with an excellent collection of appropriate books for sale,

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Stopped by the museum for about an hour while visiting the area. The museum is not too big, but there are some nice displays here. Many antiques, as well as some American Indian artifacts. There was also a section on Yard Birds, a locally owned...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Your never sure what you will find when checking out a local museum, but we love history and enjoy finding out about the area we are visiting. This was a wonderful find, so many items on display in the showcases brought back great memories of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This museum is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. It is situated in the historic railroad station building. You'll find a running model railroad showing such local features as swap bridge, and preserved interiors of local living rooms and barber's shop....More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank vkh2019
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had a wonderful visit here on a Wednesday morning. The museum is fairly small but interesting and cleverly organized. A fantastic model train set complete with scale size towns adds to the charm. The ladies there were most helpful in assisting visitors with genealogy...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Love the great old building and local history. Few items to look at outside also. We got to see an amtrak train go blasting by while there

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Helen223
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