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“Dennis made the experience!”

Applegate Trail Interpretive Center
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 12 July 2013

You MUST take a detour and visit this museum. We stopped just to check it out and were drawn in by Dennis' presentation and the outstanding array of museum pieces. Our teenagers left totally impressed, as did my wife and I, and we learned a great deal in such a short time. Be sure to ask Dennis how to use the cash register to tell if a silver dollar is real, and thank you Dennis for the gift to our kids. We talked about it all the way back to California...

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

This museum was EXCELLENT, the tour operator fitted the scene brilliantly & taught us so much about the early pioneers. He did a wonderful job & the videos & exhibits were great. 10/10 Thank you.

Thank Annette M
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Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

Dennis was amazing. Almost like going back in time. Made you realise what the original settlers had to go through. A must see if you are close & only a short walk to nice covered bridge. Dennis even explained why covered bridges are covered. Go ask him.

Thank Suziback
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

Wonderful little museum dedicated to the history of the Applegate route of the Oregon trail. Nicely presented displays of artifacts and dioramas chronicling the move west, many with sound effects. The guide was very knowledgable and gave me a great overview of the trail. Definitely worth getting off the road for a visit.

Thank Mike N
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Reviewed 31 May 2010

Hidden gem of a museum -- packed full of genuinely fascinating Oregon Trail memorabilia, professionally presented. Great stop on the I5.

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