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Cannon Beach History Center and Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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A Fasinating Look Into Oregon Coast History

Well worth a visit if you are interested in local history and the hardy souls that built Cannon... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Neil R
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Chicago
Worth an Hour on a Rainy Day

With the rain pouring down and a cold wind blowing, we sought out an indoor activity in Cannon... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
DewPortland
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Portland
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The Museum was organized for the purpose of preserving the history of Cannon Beach by seeking, collecting, and protecting historical memorabilia of all kinds, by recording oral histories, and by making these materials available to the public...more
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1387 S Spruce St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3212
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Well worth a visit if you are interested in local history and the hardy souls that built Cannon Beach before it became a vacation spot. The museum is nicely designed and you can easily walk from display to display......all were very interesting and informative. The...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

With the rain pouring down and a cold wind blowing, we sought out an indoor activity in Cannon Beach. We were pleased with our choice. We were warmly greeted by a docent who was more than willing to answer questions. We have visited Cannon Beach...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Our family went to this musuem. It has interesting pictures and facts about Cannon Beach. We enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us visited on Saturday, September 30, 2017 around 2:30 PM. We spent around 30-45 minutes reading the displays. The facility is small and well maintained. Staff are friendly. Information provided is concise and interesting. Worth a visit because there is always something to...More

Thank Jpamr5
CB History M, Outreach Coordinator at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hello Jpamr5! Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit at the museum and the history of Cannon Beach. We hope to see you on your next visit to Cannon Beach! Sincerely, Liz Johnson Outreach Coordinator...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

My friend and I signed up for the 3-day event which is a fundraiser for this establishment. We loved every minute of it - 2 concerts, a lecture on history of the area and a gardening talk. There were wine receptions in the evening, lunch...More

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CB History M, Outreach Coordinator at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hello Sonie! Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed this year's Cottage & Garden Tour and all the events associated around it. We are so grateful for your support of this event and the museum. We...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Of all the years we've been traveling to Cannon Beach, we've never been to the museum. It's a small place but has a lot of interesting history. I'm glad we stopped in.More

Thank dennymas
CB History M, Outreach Coordinator at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hello dennymas! Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you stopped in the museum in August and enjoyed the history of Cannon Beach. We are very grateful for your patronage and support, and we hope to see you during...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

Small, but surprisingly good exhibits and information that lends depth and appreciation of the history of the town.More

Thank Nancy W
CB History M, Outreach Coordinator at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hello Nancy! Thank you so much for your kind review. Thank you for visiting the museum this past March. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the exhibits and history of Cannon Beach. We hope to see you during your next visit to Cannon...More

Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a hidden jewel in Cannon Beach. It's slightly off of the main drag, but easy to find. The history of Cannon Beach is very well displayed and most interesting. Gave us a great background on the local area.More

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CB History M, Outreach Coordinator at Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2017

Hello 218bowen! Thank you so much for your kind review! Thank you for visiting the museum this past January. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the museum and the history of Cannon Beach. We are grateful for your support! We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016

If you can figure out their schedule this is worth the trip. They've done a nice job of telling the story of Cannon Beach's history.

Thank johnmichelled
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Was a great place to get a quick overview of the town and area. The museum has artifacts from all different eras of history. They have some old cannons from merchant ships that sank. Plus explains the history of how the granite haystacks are created....More

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