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Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum

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More interesting than I thought it would be

Honestly, I only came here because I wanted a stamp in my Lighthouse Passport Book. I didn't think... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
Gina W
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Saint Charles, Missouri
The OLD Guard !

As an older Coast Guard vet, it was good to see how it was back in the old days during the war and... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
rkwasny
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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92331 Coastguard Hill Rd, Port Orford, OR 97465-8655
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Honestly, I only came here because I wanted a stamp in my Lighthouse Passport Book. I didn't think I would enjoy it as much as I did but it was a very nice interesting place. I can not remember the name of the guy working...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

As an older Coast Guard vet, it was good to see how it was back in the old days during the war and shortly afterwards. The museum does a good job of showing what it was like back then and just how brave the members...More

Thank rkwasny
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

I walked every trail, read every sign, took lots of pictures, and had a lengthy conversation with a random stranger all in 56 minutes. It is worth the stop. If the museum was open, additional time would need to be alloted. Trails are exceptionally well...More

Thank Camille R
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This Museum is a slice of the History of this area one should NOT MISS! Great Museum, and the hiking trails offer spectacular views!

Thank Jim K
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Interesting stop if you enjoy maritime history. The host were very friendly and informative. Walking trails around the grounds offer great views of the Pacific Ocean

Thank Bill B
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Very informative volunteers. Great pictures and information along with artifacts preserved. Two floors. Free entry and parking. Trails leading to ocean views. Refurbished life boat outside of museum.

Thank Trenda B
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum with so much history of Port Orford and the life boat station from the early to mid 1900's. Lots of hands-on for kids, beautifully manicured state park with gorgeous, easy, well-maintained hiking trails

Thank Stacie G
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Docent was friendly and loved to share information about this museum. This museum is free. You will learn the stories of the Coast Guardsmen and how this station once operated. There is a display of a lifeboat. There are trails that offer awesome ocean views...More

Thank Karly51
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable docents make this a must. Lots of information about WW2. Great true story about a Japanese submarine attacking the coast by launching an airplane by catapult and setting a fire inland! Save some time and follow some of the trails to see...More

Thank KenSth
Reviewed June 23, 2017

This is a small museum with a unique story to tell about the heroism of the Coast Guard before and through World War ll.

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