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Cowlitz County Historical Museum

405 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626-4103
+1 360-577-3119
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nicely kept

A pictorial history of the county with some interesting videos, a storehouse of area antiques and... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Portland, Oregon

Nice place to visit and get a bit of local history, great people, clean and easy to get to would... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2016
Kelso, Washington
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22 Dec 2016
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405 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626-4103
+1 360-577-3119
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Reviewed 14 February 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
Reviewed 22 December 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 ...

Thank moneypit5p
Reviewed 22 December 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!

Thank PinUpBoy
Reviewed 13 July 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
Reviewed 21 April 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
Reviewed 14 June 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
Reviewed 3 September 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
Reviewed 29 March 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
Reviewed 4 March 2013

As a homeschooling family, we are always looking for ways to bring fun and fascination to our kids' education. This is a beautiful, if small, museum, great for a rainy day! Who can say, "No!" to free admission? Nice permanent displays, a variety of rotating...More

3  Thank foodie2max
Reviewed 16 December 2011

My wife and I followed a friend's recommendation and toured this Museum of mainly photos from the 1920-1935 era of this area. Considering the largest town in the county did not exist until 1923 there is not a lot of what could be called history....More

Thank Steven S
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