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Old Oroville Depot Museum

1210 Ironwood St, Oroville, WA 98844-9235
+1 888-699-5659
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oroville

Good place to glean local information...volunteers are pleasant and proud of their town/county... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Wine Lover G
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Oroville, Washington
Quaint spot with lots of history

A small, locally run museum and tourist information location. Contains lots of area history and... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
cna001
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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This museum focuses on the local railroad history.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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22 Aug 2016
“oroville”
21 Aug 2016
“Quaint spot with lots of history”
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1210 Ironwood St, Oroville, WA 98844-9235
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+1 888-699-5659
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good place to glean local information...volunteers are pleasant and proud of their town/county harming building and rotating special displays.

1  Thank Wine Lover G
Reviewed 21 August 2016

A small, locally run museum and tourist information location. Contains lots of area history and artifacts and the volunteer staff will happy share their stories of life and growing up in the surrounding communities. Fascinating and worth spending some time to listen and learn.

1  Thank cna001
Reviewed 3 November 2015

The Depot is an excellent place to visit...the history and the telling of the story is certainly worth the visit

1  Thank shakazuluone
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Oroville is a town that was. Quaint and charming, but sadly, diminishing. This is not to slight the town in the least - America's small towns are its backbone. The museum, while small, holds a good variety of historic artifacts from the area, ranging from...More

1  Thank SarahJ100100
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I grew up with the Great Northern RR and wanted to visit one of the last real depots. My father actually worked in this depot in Oroville so this was an emotional visit for me. Seeing the agent desk and some of the equipment brought...More

1  Thank 777NC
Reviewed 18 September 2014

Friendly staff, exhibits that change, this is one of the best museums I have found in a small town. Clean, informative, you will not be disappointed at the amount of history in Oroville.

1  Thank Linscottage
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

Visit the Oroville Depot Museum and enjoy Local history of Oroville (gold town) and mining, Indian cultures and dress, and lots of mining and railroad events.

1  Thank coolgirl
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Great place to go! Oroville has a lot of history. Lived there for five years and would love to live there again! Great place to raise a family

2  Thank Elise S
Reviewed 15 September 2013

This is such a wonderful little Museum filled with fascinating memorabilia and facts about this tiny town. The people that run this place are pleasant and friendly. Lots to look at and you truly get a feel for what it was like back then.

1  Thank Ellie_Levitt
Reviewed 8 November 2012

One of only 3 Great Northern railroad depot left. Great display of historical items by the Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society and the Oroville Visitor Information Center.

1  Thank WA-OK-5
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