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Lots to look at.

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

Reviewed 3 September 2018
sandi4213
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Silverton, Idaho
Nice museum

We only had 1.5 hours to spend here but really enjoyed it. Some of the local people worked or... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Elaine C
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Laytonville, California
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Reviewed 3 September 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!

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Reviewed 1 July 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

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 2 April 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

1  Thank Hardly B
Reviewed 3 March 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

1  Thank NikkiN777
Reviewed 27 December 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

Thank HayLady201
Reviewed 8 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 5 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 5 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 29 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 20 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

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