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The Harney County Historical Society Museum

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Great resource

The Western History Room is a great place for genealogical researchers. Excellent range of... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2016
IanAberdeen
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Aberdeen
Interesting and well-curated

We stumbled upon this museum, which is housed in a charming old house. The woman who was the guide... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2015
Earline A
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San Francisco, California
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14 Jun 2018
“museum visit”
23 Jan 2016
“Great resource”
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18 W D St, Burns, OR 97720-1226
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

A great way to learn about the local history near and around Burns, Or. For a small museum it is loaded with the history and the culture of the area. The Native American artifacts were outstanding. Nice to see them on display. A definite stop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank John T
Reviewed 23 January 2016

The Western History Room is a great place for genealogical researchers. Excellent range of resources and a very knowledgeable and helpful archivist

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank IanAberdeen
Reviewed 22 August 2015

Well done smaller museum with friendly people running it. The person I talked with was a long time local and she answered questions I had about the area.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank rainyportland
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We stumbled upon this museum, which is housed in a charming old house. The woman who was the guide was very helpful and clearly proud of the area's history. The place is packed with all sorts of interesting and informative items. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Earline A
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I was amazed at all of the items and history crammed into this little building! It is so full of history and fascinating items that any history fanatic will want to stop. Its super cheap to get in and the staff so wonderful, helpful and...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Cindy M
Reviewed 4 July 2015

If you want a flavor of the area this is one of the best small town museums we have visited. It is a very diverse museum and the lady was incredibly helpful in answering questions.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

We moved to Harney County sixteen years ago. When we have out of town visitors I always try to take them to a wonderful tour of our local history.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank John S
Reviewed 13 January 2015

Truly amazing accumulation of history! I could spend hours here it's a must if you are visiting or just a history buff.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank 833Bonnie
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Friendly and informative staff. Excellent collections of pioneer family items and furniture. Excellent collection of Native American artifacts - some thousands of years old. Incredible images and information of the founders of this area.

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Garytmarsh
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Preserving the history of small towns is always a challenge with limited resources. This museum is one of the finest collections of artifacts --photos, furniture, weapons, clothing, government records, etc. that I have seen in a country historical museum. You certainly leave with a greater...More

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank nwnative44
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