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Applegate Trail Interpretive Center

Closed Now: 10:30 - 16:30
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A diamond in the rough!

Don’t judge this quaint museum from the outside. This is an extremely well done exhibit of the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Sandra S
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Doesn't look like much from the outside, but...

I was so surprised when I went into this building...it is very well done! Yes the hours are weird... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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This a pretty cool history museum that much better on the inside than the outside. It would be of interest to travelers on I-5 and also folks staying at the historic Wolf Creek Inn at nearby Wolf Creek, OR.
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500 Sunny Valley Loop, Sunny Valley, OR 97497-9746
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Don’t judge this quaint museum from the outside. This is an extremely well done exhibit of the first settlers to this area of Oregon. Video reenactment, artifacts, and more abound. Put this on your itinerary when you’re in the Grants Pass area!

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I was so surprised when I went into this building...it is very well done! Yes the hours are weird, but if you have the chance to stop in, I highly recommend it.Very cool piece of history funded and curated by a local women dedicated to...More

Thank roadtrippnpanda
Reviewed 29 July 2018

It's hard to believe that such a good museum is in such an out of the way place. But it is. I haven't been to all the history museums in southern Oregon yet, but I find it hard to believe that any are better than...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 9 June 2018

Although adjacent to the main highway , easy to miss for the passing traveller. A number of exhibits displayed in a thoughtful way with both video and passive items to view. Entrance with a modest fee - The member of staff at the door had...More

Thank A4797AFjohnr
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

This place was terrible in much need of general repairs wagons broken down not at all taken care of. We did like the gentleman that gave us our tour. The owner is more about the money the place brings in than preserving local history.

Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This center sits right on the first land claim in the County. Next to it is one of the few remaining covered bridges which spans Graves Creek - the site of the grave of a young girl who did not survive the covered wagon ascent...More

Thank roguebnb
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Am not sure why it's always closed and it does look abandoned. Like many relics that aren't kept up folks should either do something about their attraction or at least give it some upkeep to keep away rats and the tall weeds to become an...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The unassuming exterior of this place could easily lead a person passing by to underestimate the value of a visit to this place. The museum is a privately owned and curated labor of love, built in large measure from family history and heirlooms. Its displays...More

Thank HoleySneakers
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Are you one of those travelers who zips down the highway from Point A to B, without taking the time to check out some of the small, roadside attractions? Well don't be! You would miss out on so many neat things, like this little family-operated...More

Thank Leebot
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I was ready to pull off the 5 for a nap, and instead I dropped in to this privately run museum. I really made the right choice! I was lucky to be there when the proprietor, who told me she financed the museum years ago...More

Thank janetR7281PV
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11 August 2017|
Response from HoleySneakers | Reviewed this property |
It was $5 each for adults when I visited; I don't know if they offer any discounts. I'm guessing it's the same, but it's possible that it's changed!