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Forks Timber Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great place to take the family to learn about the logging history of the Northwest part of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FallCityGuy
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Fall City, Washington
Great little museum.

Well worth the visit to a museum dedicated to preserving a large part of our state's history. Also... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
fallcityfoodie
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Fall City, Washington
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Early pioneer history museum with a look into the past, preserved for the future - displayed through an inviting collection of rooms depicting the life and times of early settlers on the West End of the Olympic Peninsula - featuring farming...more
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1421 S Forks Ave, Forks, WA 98331-9383
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to take the family to learn about the logging history of the Northwest part of Washington. Learn about the history of the US Army logging operations in WWI to harvest long and straight Spruce trees for tall ships, Includes wonderful history of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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LOffutt, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting! We hope you return often to see what we have added.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the visit to a museum dedicated to preserving a large part of our state's history. Also includes a full size fire lookout station.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and the kind words! We hope you can return soon to see what we add. Plans are underway for new things in the Spring.

Reviewed 17 October 2018

We spent 1 hour looking at the artifacts and photos dated back almost 100 years ago. An interesting thing was learning about the school program that built this timber museumn - we also learned they used a crane to lift 300+-year-old canoe into the upper...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review and spending so much time with us - it was a delight having you here! Come again soon.

Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped in at the museum after learning it was free admission for Hickory Shirt Heritage Days at the visitor center. I think normal admission is $3 so we probably would have checked it out anyway, but we left a donation instead. We have been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

We enjoyed having you here and spending time talking. We hope you come again soon.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

This museum is right beside the Chamber of Commerce. It is very informative about the logging years of Forks and the thing that impressed my husband the most was the 13 foot chainsaw.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review! We hope you come back soon and see what we add.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

We are members of a local historical society, so whenever we visit another small town USA, we "have" to stop. This was a very interesting musuem and provided alot of info about the area and had many artifacts to enjoy. We spent about 45 minutes-1...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

We enjoyed having you here. Thank you for taking the time. Please come back soon and see what we have added.

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This place is very nice. Better than I thought! This museum has wonderful displays about the history of logging. We were able to see elks nearby and the woods was nice, seeing evidence of logging from years ago. Linda, hostess of the museum, is so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for visiting! We are always adding to our exhibits and hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after spending the morning at the Hoh rainforest. It was a great way to really get the feel of what life had to have been like in the pioneer days. The gal working there was very friendly and informative....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your time and review. We hope you come back.

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Cute little place to visit if you want to know more about forks. They have cute gidts and the loggers memorial is interesting.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review. We appreciate your visit and hope you can come back soon!

Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is one museum we did not mind paying the minimal admission charge to. You could see by the display a sense of pride in the area and the history of the logging industry. It was very well clean and a real joy to have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thank you for visiting! We hope you get time to come back often to see what we have added?

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