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Douglas County Museum of History & Natural History

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Address: 123 Museum Dr, Roseburg, OR 97471-5308
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+1 541-957-7007
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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Great exhibits demonstrating local history. Educational and entertaining for adults and kids. Nice hands-on, written and panorama portions.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Roseburg, Oregon
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Roseburg, Oregon
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25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great exhibits demonstrating local history. Educational and entertaining for adults and kids. Nice hands-on, written and panorama portions.

Thank Life4Living22
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our niece had her birthday party here! Highly recommend the museum. They offer a great party room and entrance into the exhibits!

Thank Pamela N
Salem, Oregon
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48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Was not expecting this much from a small town museum! There collections are from the local area and include mammoth bones, native american artifacts, logger equipment and artifacts. A lot of history from this area and town. Worth the stop!

Thank Deborah Q
Bend, OR
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2017

While visiting family we decided to check out the museum. It was put together well and had quite a few interesting displays. A few displays are outdoors but even in rain they can be viewed.

Thank itsjustme33
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

My 10 year old granddaughter loves to visit the museum. We go several times a year. Several evenings during the summer they have outdoor family movies. They have hands on activities for everyone.

Thank LBGrandma
Grants Pass, Oregon
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395 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

this delightful museum is on two floors and also outside exhibits. it covers the Douglas County history which is really similar to many areas in Oregon - logging, mining, wineries, etc. the exhibits are interactive and interesting for adults, too.

Thank Suz1884
Lynnwood, Washington
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131 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Please allow about 2 hours for this museum. Fun natural history dioramas. My favorite was the history part of the museum. Very fascinating about the pioneers coming up the Applegate Trail. Also good to learn about the Native Americans in the area.

Thank travelgal1953
Apple Valley, California
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126 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way up the I 5. Made for a nice break on a long drive. We liked the exhibits on logging and farming. It gives a nice history of the area plus logging in general. For a small town excellent job and well laid out.

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New York City, New York
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Learn about the history of logging, the indigenous tribes, early settlers and their wagons. Live snakes are on view, as well as stuffed birds and other animals native to Douglas County. Outside you can find a passenger car, antique tools and machines and the last train depot.

Thank crumpet212
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

For a small town (21,000) Roseburg has one of the nicest museums I've seen. Constantly rotating displays keep things fresh and relevant, and I love the old "turn-of-the-century" photos.

Thank Kerry A

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