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My wife and I travel with a group of senior citizens from our local senior center. We visited the museum on our trip to the Aberdeen and Westport area. We had a group tour and presentation by the museum curator. He was very interesting. The...More
Unfortunately, the locomotive restoration has temporarily fallen by the wayside, but the mansion is crammed with displays of historic items that represent just about all facets of local history as well as showing how the well to do of the area lived when logging was...More
We had about an hour one day and are glad we stopped by this museum. The director has done a good job of displaying artifacts that reflect the area’s history. The large house has been well restored. We especially enjoyed historical photos of logging operations....More
This is one of my all time favorite museums. Not only does it give a clear and accurate account of Grays Harbor in the early days, it simply is a fun place to be. The location is so easy. It is located on the Hoquiam...More
We've driven by here a couple dozen times but have never taken the time to explore it. It's right off the highway (riverside/ 101) going into Hoquium from Aberdeen. Perfectly preserved house of one of the early lumber barons of the area. Lots and lots...More
This museum, curated by John Larson, takes you to the real days of logging on the Pacific Coast. The home of the Polson family is tastefully done in the period when their family lived right next to their operation. You can also see equipment used....More
After a lunch break at a favorite restaurant in Aberdeen, Breakwater Seafood, the wife and I headed down the road a few short miles to the town of Hoquiam. We had learned of an interesting museum there. There were no grandchildren in tow this time,...More
A museum this good in a town this small is a real find. It presents a history of the local area and the Polson family, formerly prominent in the community and the Pacific Northwest logging industry. The exterior grounds are pleasant on a nice day...More
Excellent local museum with history of original owners the Polson family. History of logging business of Polson family. History of town of Hoquium. Very well done, worth a visit. Friendly, knowledgeable staff. Loved it.