Coos History Museum, Coos Bay

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The Coos History Museum is a history museum located in Coos Bay, Oregon, United States. Opened in 1947 as the Coos-Curry Pioneer and Historical Association Museum, the museum is operated by the Coos County Historical Society.
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  • I thought it was very interesting to learn about all the people and things they did long ago. My 18 year old daughter didn't really like it but loved the gift shop.  more »
  • This is a smallish museum covering local coos bay history. A little of everything is here. Small exhibits cover the logging, fishing, and indigenous Indian tribes. But I particularly enjoyed the...  more »
  • Cool little history museum that gives you a quick rundown of the area with some artifacts to view. There are interactive stations for all ages to experience that was fun for the kids and adults. Upstairs is an exhibit for military tattoo art shown on the veterans photographed that is kind of a cool start to an awesome idea but could definitely be expanded on, still loved it. The staff is amazing. My favorite was the elderly man who talked lots, was great with the kids, and has lived in the area for 30+ years. He was youthful yet knowledgeable from time. Thank you!
  • You have to see for yourself. A lot of very interesting topics/items to check out! If I’m correct the young ;) man who educated us his name is John. A very respectable and knowledgeable man and a very clean environment.

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