We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fort Klamath Museum

51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
+1 541-381-2230
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Nice place to stop on the way to Crater Lake

We stumbled onto this place while driving to Crater Lake. Its an interesting piece of history to... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Joe F
,
Citrus Heights, California
Historic!!!

We stopped on our way back to the resort. Its an interesting museum to visit. it was free.Worth a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Rekha R
Read all 20 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“captain jack” (5 reviews)
“crater lake” (4 reviews)
“indian wars” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
LOCATION
51400 Highway 62, Fort Klamath, OR 97626
CONTACT
Website
+1 541-381-2230
Write a Review
Reviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 20 reviews

Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stumbled onto this place while driving to Crater Lake. Its an interesting piece of history to know that there were 100's stationed there. The museum was interesting and the guide was very friendly. I don't know the times the museum is open, but check...More

1  Thank Joe F
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stopped on our way back to the resort. Its an interesting museum to visit. it was free.Worth a visit .

1  Thank Rekha R
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Crater Lake. Tjis is a neat little museum to make a quick stop at. Admission was free and this place ties in nicely with the rich history of the area.

1  Thank sarah K
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We were surprised to find this little museam very near our wonderful campground (Crater Lake Resort). The man who works there is incredibly knowledgeable, passionate and brings the history alive. The buildings are well preserved and Captain Jack's graveyard is here. Well worth a stop...More

1  Thank Luke O
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We were surprised to find this little museum nearby our RV camp site. There was a lot of amazing history in the town of Fort Klamath. We saw the burial site of the Modoc warrior Captain Jack. And the remains of the prison building and...More

1  Thank ixeyeb
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This museum is small, but full of interesting information and a very knowledgable guide. Small children will enjoy seeing the wagon and jail.

1  Thank travelang
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This is a great stop to learn about the Modac's. Captain Jack is buried there along with three of his colleagues for killing Canby. The out buildings were very interesting to look through as they are all that is left from the original fort.

1  Thank KimberMN
Reviewed 18 January 2016

the museum is a little small ,but its is large in story and artifacts,love this place ,if you are into the indian wars ,there are lots of pics and memorabilia ,and fort Klamath is only 20 miles from crater lake..both worth the trip

1  Thank whatstheuse123
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Stopped by on my way up to Crater Lake when I saw that the gate was open. If you know anything about the Modoc War or the late 1800's-era history of the Klamath Basin, this stop will help fill out your picture of that era....More

2  Thank Seth A
Reviewed 2 September 2014

It was really neat to see all of the old equipment and the stories behind them. It was really fun to walk through the history there and be able to touch it.

2  Thank MrsRapp2011
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
El Rodeo Mexican Restaurant
58 reviews
22.38 km away
Crater Lake Lodge Dining Room
393 reviews
27.84 km away
Diamond Lake Junction Cafe and Fuel Station Oregon
57 reviews
44.92 km away
Beckie's Cafe
442 reviews
45.34 km away
Nearby Attractions
Collier Memorial State Park
55 reviews
10.39 km away
Crater Lake National Park
2,106 reviews
28.28 km away
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
48 reviews
45.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Fort Klamath Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit