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Old Molson Museum Ghost Town

Oroville, WA
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Great scenery and historic buildings

Well worth the visit if you're in the area, located UPHILL from the town of Oroville approx 15... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Calgary, AB
If you're in the area

Unless this is your thing I don't see making a special trip to get here mainly because it's on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Snoqualmie, Washington
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well worth the visit if you're in the area, located UPHILL from the town of Oroville approx 15 miles/24km. Allow for a 45min drive one way and 1-2 hours to visit the site. Check the hours with the "Molson Museum Association" before you go. Lots...More

Thank ktharg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unless this is your thing I don't see making a special trip to get here mainly because it's on the outskirts of the outskirts. The surrounding area is pretty mainly because it is high and has trees and green grass differing from the surrounding lowlands...More

Thank Soggyinsnoqualmie
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town of 38 has a great amoung of history and artifacts here to check out. The best was the old school house. There were rooms filled with alot of artifacts from the early years of Molson. You can see the classroom in the same...More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have relatives in Oroville and have been visiting since I was a baby. In all those years, I had never been to Molson. If you are in to history of the area and the days of homesteading, you will love this place. What is...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were camping in BC and decided to cross the border to visit Molson based on tripadvisor reviews and we're so glad we did! We thoroughly enjoyed the whole afternoon, including the drive through the beautiful landscape, the friendly volunteers at the schoolhouse museum and...More

1  Thank shari30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice touch of preserving the past in fine fashion. the village kept its charm without normal restrictions when viewing vintage artifacts. Although there were no personnel to highlight the collection, the self guiding pace kept the Ghost Town theme unscathed.

Thank Gaetan L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a cool little spot to stop by! The ghost town and museum are so well kept and our whole family enjoyed the experience.

Thank TerryWaltzs
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I enjoy visiting scenic and historical places, so the remote location was okay, but must be kept in mind. This was a nice spring drive, but could be very hot and dusty later in the season. High desert, but green in the Spring! A Ghost...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

A stroll through the desolate town of Molson is definitely not for everyone but if you are an historian, a relic enthusiast or a genealogist at heart, it is worth the jaunt. the town is located 11 miles from Oroville, but the view is lovely...More

1  Thank magyarheadoffice
Reviewed 27 May 2017

High on a plateau in the mountains is Molson, an old mining town from the early 1900s. It's now a museum and all the buildings are open and have been left much as they were when abandoned. The wind whistles through and the doors creak....More

Thank PhotosbyPharos
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Response from Sharon W | Reviewed this property |
Since I'm not a motorcycle rider, I can't answer the question from experience, but the road is paved the entire way and I would think that it would be a good ride.