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Heritage Museum

1618 Exchange St, Astoria, OR 97103-3615
+1 503-338-4849
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Do not miss the local history

Wonderful collection of historic photos, artifacts, and amazing artwork (temporary display... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Laura M
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Chester, California
Interesting museum

If you are going to all the museums in Astoria, you might be interested in this one on Astoria's... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Mikpar
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Portland
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In the building that was once Astoria's city hall, the Heritage Museum records the colorful past of Clatsop County.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fur trade” (4 reviews)
“local history” (7 reviews)
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1618 Exchange St, Astoria, OR 97103-3615
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+1 503-338-4849
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Wonderful collection of historic photos, artifacts, and amazing artwork (temporary display), interestingly displayed in a century-old city hall building.

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you are going to all the museums in Astoria, you might be interested in this one on Astoria's past heritage.

Thank Mikpar
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We learned a lot about the history of Astoria, which gave us a good grounding in enjoying the town. The displays were interesting and well-done. Recommend!

Thank CascadiaPNW
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

This was our favorite history museum in Oregon (along with Fort Clatsop.) Comprehensive displays of Native Americans, pioneers, sailing, fur trade, immigrants, prominent businessmen, gaming, etc. I'd read "Astoria" about John Jacob Astor's Expedition (highly recommend it) and was glad to see interesting information about...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

You can learn so much from the Heritage Museum! I could have spent hours in here. Also they let you roll the wheel on the 100 year old roulette table so it's worth it just for that alone. Super fun, super interesting, really helpful staff!

Thank shelleshelleshe
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We stopped here the first day. There were extensive displays and lot of information about the history of Astoria. There is a lot of history here.

Thank Ed J
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

A nice place to start a visit to Astoria. There's a lot to tell and only a limited space, but it's well used. A bit of everything.

Thank Robin M
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

I enjoyed learning more about the early people of this area, and the accompanying displays were very good. It's worth a stop for a look the variety of things they have about the Astoria area.

Thank MartyW60
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Another place in town that just had so much info about the town and it's people. There is some very rich history and you can tell the town is very proud of it.

Thank Tcard2013
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Doesn't pull any punches regarding the rough and tumble of Astoria when it was major fishing and canning town back in the day. Brothels, gambling and hard drinking pretty much defined the town from the 1870s to @1950. WELL WORTH THE TIME TO VISIT.

Thank TrackerSack
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