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Great museum!

Hi, We became members right away. A wonderful museum in a wonderful town. This charming musem is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Laura M
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los angeles
Lots to look at.

We arrived about 40 minutes before closing, and the volunteers were great. My granddaughters were... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
sandi4213
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Silverton, Idaho
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, We became members right away. A wonderful museum in a wonderful town. This charming musem is chock full of colorful bits of Florence and regional history and is really worth a visit. It is well laid out in an incredible historical building. Just off...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura M
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We arrived about 40 minutes before closing, and the volunteers were great. My granddaughters were so excited to see all the exhibits. I believe the admission for adults were $4 and kids were free. Well worth it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sandi4213
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We only had 1.5 hours to spend here but really enjoyed it. Some of the local people worked or volunteered there and added interesting info about several of the exhibits. I really enjoyed the old pictures of the town, logging industry history and the sewing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elaine C
Reviewed April 1, 2018

We stayed in Florence for a week, allowing time to take in local features such as the Pioneer Museum. The museum is only two blocks from the waterfront, and there is parking on-site. The fee for visitors is cheap enough to be not worth talking...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Hardly B
Reviewed March 2, 2018

There were three very knowledgeable docents there during our visit and they added a lot to our enjoyment of the collection. The labeling of the items could be improved, but I understand that they have a new manager there, so possibly that will be improved...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank HayLady201
Reviewed December 7, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Linda C
Reviewed October 4, 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Max M
Reviewed October 4, 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.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Doris M
Reviewed March 28, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
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