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Cowlitz County Historical Museum

405 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626-4103
+1 360-577-3119
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History Is In The Air

It is so amazing and i can see the history in this county right in this very museum. Every thing... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Lachlan P
Check it out from time to time to see the changes. . . .

I have a lot of relatives in Cowlitz County, and I have lived her for 60 years. We like to go... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
Georgene Gaze B
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6 Feb 2018
“History Is In The Air”
21 Oct 2017
“Check it out from time to time to see the changes. . . .”
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405 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626-4103
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

It is so amazing and i can see the history in this county right in this very museum. Every thing from the Mt St Eruption to The First Railroad in Cowlitz.

Thank Lachlan P
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

I have a lot of relatives in Cowlitz County, and I have lived her for 60 years. We like to go check out the museum to see if anything new has been placed in there. Great place to visit!

Thank Georgene Gaze B
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

A pictorial history of the county with some interesting videos, a storehouse of area antiques and stories about the inhabitants and the native population. Stories about industry like Weyhauser and Reynolds aluminum. Wonderfully kept and staffed. best for younger story buffs. Great parking.

Thank tiredandtravelled
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Reviewed December 22, 2016

Nice place to visit and get a bit of local history, great people, clean and easy to get to would recommend you stop in and check it out ...

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Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed learning about the interesting history of Cowlitz County. The museum is well laid out and features a work-class exhibition of the county's journey from the native Americans to today. The staff and director were s friendly and informative. Definitely worth a visit!

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Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nice well laid out modern clean building with good parking and wonderful photos and exhibits as well as access to old records

Thank valonthehill
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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We spent the whole time there learning something new. My grandson mostly enjoyed the artwork and learning new things.Great educational environment. We're going back very soon.

Thank tonie360
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Reviewed June 14, 2015

Whilst passing through the town of Kelso, (the seat of Cowlitz County), on my way up the I-5 to Seattle I decided to pay the History Museum a visit. there is no entrance fee to visit this museum but a small donation is welcome. On...More

2  Thank Roberts69
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Reviewed September 2, 2014

It has interesting local displays and a friendly staff, convient location, Best of all there is no charge to get in.

2  Thank Michael D
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

A pair of students, a parent, and I stopped at this museum on our way to Mount St. Helens. We arrived without advance notice although we had called and spoken to staff members regarding their documents pertaining to the 1980 eruption. I was prepared to...More

1  Thank AnnKirby
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