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Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

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We did enjoy the displays & history, but the staff was most helpful with things to see & places to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Placitas, New Mexico
Pleasure trip to Waldport, OR with my wife

This is a wonderful interpretive center with great displays and photographs of the history of... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Norman E
Silverton, Oregon
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620 NW Spring Street, Waldport, OR 97394
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did enjoy the displays & history, but the staff was most helpful with things to see & places to eat. Reading about the local history & about how hwy 101 grew onver the decades was informative. Stop in at the first of you visit

Thank CavemanHHH
Reviewed 24 August 2018

This is a wonderful interpretive center with great displays and photographs of the history of Waldport and the Alsea Bay Bridge. It has a really nice timeline going back to the very early 1800s, and the display includes opportunities for visitors to answer questions about...More

Thank Norman E
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This bridge is one of sweeping magnificence; may be longer than the Coos Bay bridge. The history of these Oregon Coast bridges is amazing.

Reviewed 6 July 2018

We found this as we were just exploring coast. Its at a raised point where you can see all four directions. Beautiful beach, rock, grass and trees. We experienced wales swimming near us! Have access to units to help you see far away. Gift shop...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Wow! History of travel on the Oregon Coast, a great video on the construction of the new bridge inn 1991, friendly volunteers, and travel info for all of Oregon, especially Waldport. Well worth the stop.

Thank John L
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Walked over the bridge and spotted hundreds of seals on the sand bars east and west of the bridge - spotted even more in the distance east by the power line that crosses the river Just east we also say a bald eagle family of...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This center is full of the history of our little Waldport. Pictures galore and lots of info about how and why Waldport has survived through the years. Fishing and lumber industry and people who love the beach combine to give this little city its flavor....More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Very Beautiful.. Worth seeing and taking a walk across. This bridge is part of the state history.. It is worth watching the incoming seals and sea lions from.

Thank tzirkle
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The people in it were helpful and nice. There is a lot of parkin and beach access. Wonderful place to take some photos.

Thank chaplainmaryjane
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Alsea Bay Bridge is an impressive and vital bridge for the trip across Oregon. It is beautiful as well as functional and provides travelers a safe and fast passage along the highway. The Interpretive Center offers a video chronicling the construction of the bridge,...More

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