Delve Deeper into Oregon's Story
Museums dedicated to our coastal history covering topics from native lifestyles, the Lewis & Clark expedition, maritime world, film projects, and more.
Cannon Beach History Center
Understanding life on Oregon's North Coast for early settlers and how progress shaped the towns and people who call Cannon Beach home. Photo by: @treesifyouplease
Cannon Beach History Center & Museum,
South Spruce Street, Cannon Beach, OR, USA
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Fort Stevens Historic Area
Once an active fort on Oregon's North Coast, Fort Stevens Historic area hosts displays from the Civil War to World War II. Explore the only West Coast earthen fort and gun battery used during WWII.
Fort Stevens Historical Area,
Peter Iredale Road, Hammond, OR, USA
Hanthorn Cannery Museum & Pier 39
Canning seafood caught out in the Columbia River is a big part of Astoria's history. The Hanthorn Cannery is the last fish processing plant here representing that history. See the collection at our 39th Street location and historic Pier 39.
Hanthorn Cannery Museum,
39th Street, Astoria, OR, USA
Oregon Film Museum
Housed in the original Goonies jail, this museum stands for the 300+ films that have been shot in Oregon. You also get a hands-on experience to shoot your own movie! Photo by: @gregreher
Oregon Film Museum,
Duane Street, Astoria, OR, USA
Travel from Native American history to pioneer times, up to the popularization of Seaside as a vacation spot. Enjoy historical photos and the Butterfield Cottage. Photo by: @exhaustedmomof3
Seaside Museum & Historical Society,
Necanicum Drive, Seaside, OR, USA