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Hanthorn Cannery Museum

100 39th St, Pier 39 - Astoria, Astoria, OR 97103
+1 503 325 2502
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This is a wander through it on your own place. You see old salmon and tuna canning machinery and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gerald G
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Spring, United States
Worth a visit

I first had my doubts about going, but I am glad I did. It is a self guided tour of the old Bumble... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
trimic
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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100 39th St, Pier 39 - Astoria, Astoria, OR 97103
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+1 503 325 2502
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a wander through it on your own place. You see old salmon and tuna canning machinery and some old camera interviews when the cannery was in operation. You have to drive across a wood plank bridge to the cannery.

Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first had my doubts about going, but I am glad I did. It is a self guided tour of the old Bumble Bee Cannery. It was very informative . It is sad to think that all of the old canneries that use to line...More

Thank trimic
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I didn't expected here to find a free museum. There is no fee. You just walk in and tour on your own. Most likely no one would be there. It is a very interesting location. But the most exiting is getting to it by car...More

1  Thank Anna G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This small museum is on a pier in Astoria that has amazing B&B rentals above it. Overlooking the Columbia river, the original coffee shop of the canners/fishermen is preserved. Fresh crab for sale. Museum has old machinery for putting on labels and other purposes. A...More

Thank Kimberly U
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Located in the original cannery building by the seashore. Very little to see - some old machinery, newspaper clippings from the time the cannery was in operation. Nobody available to answer questions. Took a big 30 minutes to stroll through. Parking on cannery pier is...More

Thank rbthodge
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This little museum was quite interesting and is a 'donation' museum too. They had 2 videos going that were quite informative and required time to watch. Neat little place.

Thank maryhadreas
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Came across this by accident but I'm glad I did! The old Bumble Bee Factory museum has loads of info on the canning industry back in the day on the Astoria waterfront. Look at old fishing boats, gear, maps, photos and, of course, tuna canning...More

Thank Theresa A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Fun little museum we stumbled into tucked within Pier 39. Very informative and paired with a stopped at Coffee Girl it made for a great stop.

Thank Laurel S
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The "museum" is really just some old rusty equipment on display. Not very well done. I'm certain it's worth learning about, but these displays didn't pull me in or inform me of much.

1  Thank amyloveslondon
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a free self guided read as you go tour. It is an educational trip back to when the salmon canneries were the prime source of employment and commerce in Astoria. Inside an out of the elements so good tour for any weather.

Thank dssphenix
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