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Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center

333 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4505
+1 541-265-7509
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Hidden gem with historical maritime displays

Stopped here because close to our condo. Wonderful, large former private residence then restaurant... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rainbows4Sale
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Springfield, Oregon
Perfect Event Venue

The Pacific and Heritage Center has much to see and a great combination of history and the ocean... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Toni P
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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333 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4505
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+1 541-265-7509
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here because close to our condo. Wonderful, large former private residence then restaurant and now museum. Very friendly staff member welcomed us, wonderful smile and knew a lot about the many displays. Part of the theme is “before & after” in and around Newport...More

Thank Rainbows4Sale
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The Pacific and Heritage Center has much to see and a great combination of history and the ocean. It also has the BEST WATER VIEWS from its outside balcony. But, if you are looking for a fantastic venue for an event such as a wedding/reception,...More

Thank Toni P
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Has info on the settlement of the Newport area, the fishing industry and ship disasters. If you want to know more about the Oregon fishing industry, this is the place to go.

1  Thank Ron T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The views of the bayfront, bay and bridge are wonderful. When the weather is nice you can go out on the balcony, if the weather is not so nice there is a fireplace inside. A children's play area has period costumes and other fun activities....More

2  Thank 42,792,017
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were the only visitors during our roughly 90 minute stay, so we got a personal tour. It's slowly under construction, with just one of the three floors open. There are two videos totaling 8 minutes for viewing (will be 45 minutes when the auditorium...More

Thank almyt
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Nothing but a creeky, musty, old house with a few vintage pictures on the wall. Not sure what there is to do here after the first five minutes, except look out at the bay. They spent major bucks rebuilding this rambling old structure and as...More

Thank MrStillwell
RanblinGuy, Manager at Pacific Maritime and Heritage Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2016

Mr Stilwell is correct the building is creeky as parts of date from 1880s, 1920s, and circa 1980. The must and mold were thoroughly cleaned out of the building when we acquired it back in 2004. The building was a home which was converted to...More

Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were the only ones in place when we visited. The hostess there was very informative and it was interesting learning more about the history of Newport. I think it will get even better as they expand the displays. The video we saw was well...More

Thank Kwwebb1212
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

A fun quick stop with the kids. Surfing and Maritime history of the area. The building is worth a walk though alone and the view.

Thank KC3MF2
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We always try to hit a little history on every trip we take and this was no exception. Great little tour with lots to see and made us much more appreciative of the coast guard and fishermen who call this town home.

Thank Dpatten
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The minute you walk in the door your transported thru time , or I was any way. Love the history and all the different areas to brows thru the lady here was very informative and helpful she walked thru a bit of it with us...More

Thank lorettan912
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