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Wife and I visited on a hot afternoon. The museum is a great way to understand the history and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Frank P
Eugene, Oregon
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Great collection

The old jail from greenhorn is there .. 1there is a very large firearm collection rock collection... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2018
scott e
Gresham, Oregon
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2 weeks ago
28 Jun 2018
“Great collection”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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101 S Canyon City Blvd, Canyon City, OR 97820-6101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I visited on a hot afternoon. The museum is a great way to understand the history and the people of this area. They have a very large diversity of items. Rock collections, farming tools, clocks, cowboy artifacts, gaming, kitchen, laundry, military, ranching to...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

The old jail from greenhorn is there .. 1there is a very large firearm collection rock collection was impressively

Thank scott e
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the museum hoping to find information on a business my husband's parents owned in John Day. The sweet lady working there made some phone calls and checked her files. She went above and beyond you help us. The museum was well displayed...More

1  Thank Tricitiesgal
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a great place! Funky museum loaded with all sorts of quirky stuff and local history. Photos, collections, knickknacks, even the skulls of the 2nd and 3rd men hung in the county...There is something interesting for everyone. We have stopped there several times. It...More

Thank OutdoorBoomer
Reviewed 27 July 2016

We liked the museum and it is worth looking at but we really liked the little town it is in Canyon city, there is a neat little old church a few neat building a cute park, public restrooms, There are homes with neat vegetation and...More

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 5 July 2016

It doesn't seem like much from the outside - go inside. It's huge. Great history of the area - large collection of antiques, guns, indian artifacts. We learned a lot here. highly recommend spending an hour of your day here.

Thank gary P
Reviewed 1 August 2015

I lived in Canyon City as a child & was totally freaked out by this Museum. I visted in 2014 & it still smelled the same, looked the same & had the same exhibits that freaked me out. I Loved That! Brought back great memories...More

Thank redredles
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I enjoyed this museum because it really gave me a true feeling about the pioneers who settled in the area in the mid 1800's. Be sure to pick up the stapled papers that describe the people in the many portraits hanging throughout the museum. Motion...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 9 September 2014

I happened to notice a sign on the left side of Hwy 395 while riding my touring motorcycle southbound out of the town of John Day. Curiousity got the best of me, so I turned around and parked in front of what appeared to be...More

Thank _douglaswr73
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Of the five museums that we visited in the John Day area, this is the one that my teenage granddaughter didn't want to leave. The docent was extremely knowledgeable and helpful, a number of the exhibits were interactive - my granddaughter was entranced reading ledgers...More

Thank Ruth B
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