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Linn County Museum

101 Park Avenue, Brownsville, OR 97327
+1 541-466-3390
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Superb local museum!

This is a fun place that showcases the early pioneer history of Linn County. Great place for kids... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Dave B
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Portland, Oregon
The best

Amazing local museum. Many artifacts unique to this location. They have a really good "town... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
Dave B
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Tigard, Oregon
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101 Park Avenue, Brownsville, OR 97327
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a fun place that showcases the early pioneer history of Linn County. Great place for kids who will enjoy the box cars and caboose. Lots of Indian artifacts, fabulous genealogy research section, helpful staff. And it is FREE! Well worth the detour off...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing local museum. Many artifacts unique to this location. They have a really good "town" display. I didnt inquire but it seems there's also some historical records available to consult. One very great feature is a boxcar that has been converted to a movie theater....More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The most amazing exhibit of arrowheads and chipped tools I've ever seen. The historical stores set up as if on a street were fascinating. The visit to the caboose was a real eye-opener. This is a wonderful museum, well worth a visit or a dozen....More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the little museum in downtown Brownsville Oregon. Part of it set up in train cars. If you have a couple of hours visit this little jewel of a museum, plenty of interesting history to look and read about in this quaint little town.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here numerous times. They also have the "Stand By Me Celebration" in July in Brownsville. O yeah, LOL Brownsville is also the home to Chickenstock. It is a vintage car show, antique and animal show. But back to the museum. It is...More

1  Thank Steve S
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

There is so much to see and learn at the Linn County Museum including train cars, history of the local area and the city of Brownsville. Brownsville is one of the earliest settlement. The day I visited the museum and Brownsville there was a kiddie...More

1  Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a wonderful museum to take the family for a days outing. A wide array of artifacts and local Oregon history. The employees or volunteers are friendly and knowledgeable. I don't remember if they charged to get in but if they did it was...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This small gem is full of interesting and varied items. I love the scenes that are realistically set: the store, the hair dresser, the doctors office, Many of these were local businesses. The little movie theater in the old train car is delightful. If you...More

1  Thank I9185HOrobertb
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Reviewed 18 September 2016

Otherwise know as the Brownsville Museum, it's on a side street off the main street, and situated inside the old railroad depot (moved from its original location) and some railroad cars. It's crammed full of history from the time off the wagon trains and after,...More

1  Thank MK13AL
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

On many occasion traveling I-5, we've seen signs for the Brownsville Pioneer Museum aka Linn County Museum, and on this trip we finally decided to check it out with our pre-teen grandson. Are we glad we did! This isn't too far off the highway, and...More

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