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The Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum is a 501C3 nonprofit organization based in Cave Junction, Oregon. Its main organizers and board members include many of the original Siskiyou Smokejumpers as well as community members and aviation enthusiasts...more
One of A Kind. Make it a point to visit & learn American History. You Will Not Be Disappointed! Easy to find & close to highway. Individuals who have "resurrected" & preserved the site & history have done a Marvelous job. Thank You, RMS
While driving on Hwy 199 we noticed a marker with the name of the museum. Because there were so many active fires in the area it immediately attracted our attention. As we pulled up in the parking lot we were met by Gary Buck, a...More
We have been here from Pittsburgh with my sister and her husband from Germany after discovering the place on the internet. We expected a museum but got a one on one amazing insight into the work and experience of these daredevils who jump from airplanes...More
Driving back to Medford up Highway 199 and saw this sign for “Smoke Jumpers” museum. I asked my boys (14 & 17) do you want to stop? They said yes it sounds like it could be interesting. So glad we stopped. Interesting is an understatement...More
Fun. Had cool pictures. Three different buildings showing different things that are all so cool. And two different planes the Smokejumpers used. It was all just so cool. Me and me three kids loved it so much. Thank you so much Siskiyou Smokejumper Museum!
Travelling from Oregon to California and came across this unusual Museum. Didn’t, know what a Smokejumper was but got a guided tour by an ex Smokejumper. He gave us a fantastic interactive tour and explained everything about what his role had been. He even managed...More
As a visitor to the United States I have never heard of Smokejumpers before coming across this amazing free museum. Our tour was conducted by Gary a former smokejumper himself and his story along with the history of Smokejumpers and tales of the amazing people...More
This museum deserves way more publicity than it gets! We just happened to see it while driving by and thought we’d stop for a few minutes. Ended up staying for 2 hours!
There are a few options...could easily immerse ourselves in history with a self-guided...More