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Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

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Address: 620 NW Spring Street, Waldport, OR 97394
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+1 541-563-2002
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

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A great stop for info about the area

You will find all the information you need for a great visit to the central Oregon coast. The displays are interesting and the beautiful Alsea Bay is a great place to wet your... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Caroline S
Erie, Colorado
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Erie, Colorado
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You will find all the information you need for a great visit to the central Oregon coast. The displays are interesting and the beautiful Alsea Bay is a great place to wet your feet at low tide.

Thank Caroline S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Very friendly staff and very willing to help you find what you are looking for. Lot's of resource information about the area.

1 Thank edtravels16
Florence, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Clean with friendly well informed staff, much truly enriching data & information. Nice view of ocean beach and the grand bridge.

1 Thank Thomas L F
Pleasanton, California
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359 reviews
128 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We stopped here to learn a little about the history of transportation along the Oregon coast. Since we were driving up 101 we could see the challenges presented by the terrain and the rivers and ocean. The museum shows how long it would have taken to traverse coastal Oregon and by what methods in different time periods. There is also... More 

1 Thank Mmarymomm
The Dalles, Oregon
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice place to stop and stretch the legs, Interesting overview of the area and the people who helped shape it.

1 Thank Danny L
Waldport, Oregon
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

If you are at all interested in the town of Waldport this is the place to be. The people there will go the extra mile to answer your questions.

1 Thank Doug D
West Richland, WA, United States
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138 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Located near the Alsea Bridge, this small museum provides lots of information about the bridges of Oregon. Along the wall is an interesting historical timeline. Just outside is view of the bridge.

1 Thank Ellen M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We checked out this museum after walking across the bridge, and enjoyed the photos, old boats and replicas of the bridge.

1 Thank 455maryo
Corona, California
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91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

A fascinating look at the bridges of Oregon and the history of Highway 101. Lots of historical photos, a video of the building of the Alsea Bridge was running is a separate space, and some interpretive activities for children. A few items are for sale - books, t shirts, and there is lots of information on the surrounding area attractions

1 Thank Mary G
Mesa, Arizona
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102 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

A stop at Waldport’s Alsea Bay Historic Interpretative Center teaches visitors, via a time line all around one room, a lesson about Waldport and the state’s transportation history. It also have displays celebrating McCullough and information on the many bridges he built. Among the exhibits are an extensive model of the Alsea Bay Bridge, photos of the bridge’s construction, and... More 

4 Thank Nan M

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