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Bumble Bee Cannery Museum

39th Street, Pier 39 100, Astoria, OR 97103
+1 503-325-2502
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Quick visit, informative

It is a fast trip through, but so fascinating to see how it all was once done. We loved the wall of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Courtney D
via mobile
Fun museum

We stopped in to see the bumblebee cannery museum today. It was very informative and basically just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alan B
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Ogden, Utah
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39th Street, Pier 39 100, Astoria, OR 97103
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+1 503-325-2502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a fast trip through, but so fascinating to see how it all was once done. We loved the wall of worker signatures. Bumblebee is really our family fav - we just wanted more from the gift shop. We were secretly hoping for some...More

Thank Courtney D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to see the bumblebee cannery museum today. It was very informative and basically just a walk-through museum they did have some television and playing with a history of what went on there and they talked about how many people were employed there...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is open to the public and is a self guided tour. It is just a memory of how the cannery once worked including photos, TV interviews, machinery with conveyor belts lined with tuna cans. The self guided tour provides information about how the...More

Thank snoplowpete
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A must visit to Pier 39. History of a small canning facility here in historic Pier 39. Tour this small museum and check out the other businesses that are also available to the visitor.

Thank Shelley v
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We did not set out to visit this museum, we were out on the pier for the Rogue Public House but curiosity took over and we walked through the exhibits. This is not a large museum but had some interesting old canning equipment on display...More

Thank Earl M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great little piece of history in Astoria, Oregon. It is not a big museum but smaller and easy to walk through. Lots of old cannery art work, some old machines. Best part is some of the films that show the old days...More

Thank CWS55
Reviewed 7 January 2017

It was winter and cold, but warm weather could hardly improve this antiquated exhibit, which is in an unheated warehouse on the pier. Everything looks as old as it actually is, not cared for, and poorly laid out. The video on a loop has some...More

Thank saulsnatsky
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Bumble Bee Cannery is located on a Dock on the Columbia River. The site also has other attractions including a bar and a colony of seals. The Museum contains a great amount of memorabilia from the days when Fish Canning was a big deal...More

1  Thank Ralph777051
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's a rare chance to actually be enveloped into a lost era. This small museum is obviously a labor of love by people who know if they don't hold on to what's left of this cannery and the industry at large, it will be gone....More

2  Thank Irishbookie
Reviewed 14 October 2016

It may be that it comes down to money and what they are willing to invest, but this could be a pretty neat place. I did find it interesting and there was a lot of information available. However it isn't manned and its not really...More

Thank RC30319
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