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Lynden Pioneer Museum

217 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1418
+1 360-354-3675
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Drive up from Seattle this is worth a visit

Drive up from Seattle this is worth a visit. Finding this museum was quite a surprise. For such a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
travelregent
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Phoenix
Amazing

You think, wow, another small town museum.... boring. But not this one. We were there a few hours... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
ErnieG1972
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Colwood, Canada
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  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
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“old cars” (6 reviews)
“small town” (9 reviews)
“three hours” (4 reviews)
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217 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1418
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+1 360-354-3675

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Drive up from Seattle this is worth a visit. Finding this museum was quite a surprise. For such a small town I would not have expected such a large collection. Regardless of your interest weather is cameras cars the buggies history World War I or...More

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

You think, wow, another small town museum.... boring. But not this one. We were there a few hours and felt rushed, knowing we had hardly seen anywhere near everything. We will be back to Lynden again and will likely plan to spend at least one...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is a true gem of a small town museum. It covers all aspects of the area's history and development. It also has a military (primarily World War I) section, an entire floor devoted to classic horse drawn vehicles and a top floor that features...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Was very enjoyable we spent a couple hours going through it and veterans get free admission. If I recall it was only 5 dollars to get in.

Thank G2051TLjosephs
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Want to know what it was like 100+years ago in the Pacific Northwest? Visit this gem of a museum and see displays of village life and services in the good old days. There are three levels of exhibits and it will take you several hours...More

Thank Denise M
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

It has everything and more. Very enjoyable 2+ hours for me and my husband. They have carriages, WWI stuff, local stuff, Indian items, lots on the dairy industry, pianos, etc. I think my favorite was the whole village mock-up - it was really well done.

Thank Rosemary K
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Very well presented museum with lots of different displays and artifacts. Some large exhibits of machinery, etc. Most on ground floor but more upstairs. Very friendly staff. Small gift shop.

Thank Julie G
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The Lynden Pioneer Museum is a wonderful treasure trove of local history. The friendly, informative staff make the history come alive. This is a great place to get a feel for what this community was like in its infancy and youth. Well worth visiting.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We have discovered that local Museums often provide the best history of a community. One will find that the community of Lynden has a uniquely patriotic history based on hard work, American values paid for in blood and sweat over two World Wars, The agricultural...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

While my husband met with a client, I moseyed into this adorable museum! For a small town, they did a great job portraying pioneer life and the history of Lynden and the Pacific Northwest. It took me about an hour and a half to go...More

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