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Fort Klamath Museum

51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
+1 541-381-2230
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Wonderful and Historical. Great Find

This is a nice oasis heading up to Crater Lake National Park from Klamath Falls. The existing... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Chuck52310
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New Haven
Simple but interesting

Visited this just up the street from where I was staying. The gentleman in charge was really nice... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Michael- B
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Napa Valley, California
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The Klamath County Museum is located on the grounds of the Civil War-era fort that served as a frontier Army outpost in south-central Oregon. The grounds include the graves of four Modoc Indians executed by the Army after the Modoc Indian War of 1872-73. The museum is open from Memorial Day through September. Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
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51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
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+1 541-381-2230
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a nice oasis heading up to Crater Lake National Park from Klamath Falls. The existing buildings can all be entered and have some nice artifacts. This museum is well worth the visit and will take less than an hour. The site is free,...More

Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Visited this just up the street from where I was staying. The gentleman in charge was really nice and knew his stuff on the fort. Great for kids! Got to see where Captain Jack was buried.

Thank Michael- B
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Very interesting history, simple but informative. Displays showing what the fort loked like when it was a thriving community.

Thank DoynaC
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stumbled onto this place while driving to Crater Lake. Its an interesting piece of history to know that there were 100's stationed there. The museum was interesting and the guide was very friendly. I don't know the times the museum is open, but check...More

1  Thank Joe F
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stopped on our way back to the resort. Its an interesting museum to visit. it was free.Worth a visit .

1  Thank Rekha R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Crater Lake. Tjis is a neat little museum to make a quick stop at. Admission was free and this place ties in nicely with the rich history of the area.

1  Thank sarah K
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were surprised to find this little museam very near our wonderful campground (Crater Lake Resort). The man who works there is incredibly knowledgeable, passionate and brings the history alive. The buildings are well preserved and Captain Jack's graveyard is here. Well worth a stop...More

2  Thank Luke O
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We were surprised to find this little museum nearby our RV camp site. There was a lot of amazing history in the town of Fort Klamath. We saw the burial site of the Modoc warrior Captain Jack. And the remains of the prison building and...More

1  Thank ixeyeb
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is small, but full of interesting information and a very knowledgable guide. Small children will enjoy seeing the wagon and jail.

1  Thank travelang
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a great stop to learn about the Modac's. Captain Jack is buried there along with three of his colleagues for killing Canby. The out buildings were very interesting to look through as they are all that is left from the original fort.

1  Thank KimberMN
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