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Siuslaw Pioneer Museum

278 Maple St, Florence, OR 97439-9617
+1 541-997-7884
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Worth the time to visit

We found this museum while walking around Florence. It was very well organized. Lot's of local... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Weiser, Idaho
Very small but worthwhile

Housed in a 1905 schoolhouse, this is a small but worthwhile museum. Locals have donated family... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Linda C
Moorpark, California
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“local history” (11 reviews)
“schoolhouse” (5 reviews)
278 Maple St, Florence, OR 97439-9617
+1 541-997-7884
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this museum while walking around Florence. It was very well organized. Lot's of local history included. For a small museum we spent considerable time going through each room. The building itself has an amazing history. There is a model of a working saw...More

Thank HayLady201
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Housed in a 1905 schoolhouse, this is a small but worthwhile museum. Locals have donated family memorabilia, which makes it all feel more personal and relatable. Household goods, tools, furniture, farm equipment, and mariner memorabilia are lovingly displayed. Lots of books for purchase, plenty of...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is a cute little local museum. We enjoyed the collections, displays and the Dosant. It is worth your time to visit this museum.

Thank Max M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This museum was very interesting and informative. We did not expect to spend much time there but we were in, we could not leave very quickly. Had to look everything over.

Thank Doris M
Reviewed 28 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 28 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 31 July 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
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