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Longmire Museum

Tahoma Woods, Star Route, Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
+1 360-569-2211
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This local history museum also provides information on the hiking trails in the region.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“national park” (9 reviews)
“gift shop” (5 reviews)
Tahoma Woods, Star Route, Longmire, Mount Rainier National Park, WA 98304
+1 360-569-2211
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum with some nice artifacts. Sets the stage for the park. Rangers are there to answer questions. You also have the lodge there if you need to eat. Across the street is a trail head for Wonderland

Thank Biztravr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is located at the park entrance, looks like a little city with a log cabin museum with info about volcanoes and wildlife and nature. There are bathrooms around, the inn and a general store. Also trails around to walk and see tiny geisers, a...More

Thank nabeab
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Longmire Visitor's Center is just inside the park and is a good place to start your visit to the National Park. There is a visitor's center (great for maps, information on hikes, and a visit with a ranger about trails or suggested hikes). We...More

Thank Zamigaos
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Nice little museum. Classic log cabin, which is exactly what I would expect in a national park. Displays were basic info on volcanos and wildlife in the area.

Thank Joebob747
Reviewed 24 September 2017

C. Frank Brockman, my forest recreation and wildlife professor at the University of Washington, both designed and saved this museum from being destroyed by an unfriendly bureaucracy.

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Museum is very small with not a lot to see. Next door you can go to the little gift shop for a few snacks or gifts. There is a small little trail head just across the street that will take you on an interpretative...More

Thank cheryle h
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Stopped in here because we stayed at the National Park Inn. The ranger at the museum was very helpful and was able to help the kids with their Junior Ranger program. If you are in the park and looking for some ranger insight, this is...More

Thank NYTraveler227
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

It should be your first stop in Mt Rainier National Park before you get to Falls and the Paradise Visitor Center. Small but no fee.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Gives a great perspective if the history of the Longmire Springs area and Mount Rainier NP itself. Well staffed by informative NPS Rangers. Lots of good and informative exhibits - good for history lovers and families. Plan to spend some time - and if it's...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Loved the old historic buildings in the area. The museum is small but staffed with a ranger, so get your Nat'l Park passport book stamped. Museum gives you a taste of life from years ago when entering the park. Look around in the hotel &...More

Thank Peg H
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