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Bumble Bee Cannery Museum

39th Street, Pier 39 100, Astoria, OR 97103
+1 503-325-2502
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view old gillnet boat and canning machinery

Enjoyed touring this museum. There are videos to watch about how the cannery operated so this tour... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cathy s
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Pendleton, Oregon
Small but very interesting museum - loved it

The actual original location for the Bumble Bee Tuna Cannery, located on Pier 39. There are lots... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
beachboywantabe
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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39th Street, Pier 39 100, Astoria, OR 97103
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+1 503-325-2502
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed touring this museum. There are videos to watch about how the cannery operated so this tour could possible take an hour including viewing the machines and gillnet boat.

Thank cathy s
Reviewed 3 days ago

The actual original location for the Bumble Bee Tuna Cannery, located on Pier 39. There are lots of artifacts and photos that are definitely worth a stop if you are interested in history of the area, and of the Northwest cannery business. There is a...More

Thank beachboywantabe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not having grown up in the Northwest, I was not aware of the long history of fishing and canning in the Astoria area. The museum was well laid out and the displays told a comprehensive story of this essential industry in the area's history. I...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth your time to drive over to see. Museum is ok but walking on the pier with hot Chia tea from the Coffee Girl was nice and great scenes on the water.

Thank Mary Lynn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best thing - the attraction is free. Do visit this place to learn about the cannery activities in the bygone area. Great exhibition and educational. There are a lot of nice exhibits. Glad to see the city investing to preserve the history of this place.

Thank nldogbert
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

It is a fast trip through, but so fascinating to see how it all was once done. We loved the wall of worker signatures. Bumblebee is really our family fav - we just wanted more from the gift shop. We were secretly hoping for some...More

1  Thank Courtney D
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to see the bumblebee cannery museum today. It was very informative and basically just a walk-through museum they did have some television and playing with a history of what went on there and they talked about how many people were employed there...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The museum is open to the public and is a self guided tour. It is just a memory of how the cannery once worked including photos, TV interviews, machinery with conveyor belts lined with tuna cans. The self guided tour provides information about how the...More

Thank snoplowpete
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A must visit to Pier 39. History of a small canning facility here in historic Pier 39. Tour this small museum and check out the other businesses that are also available to the visitor.

Thank Shelley v
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We did not set out to visit this museum, we were out on the pier for the Rogue Public House but curiosity took over and we walked through the exhibits. This is not a large museum but had some interesting old canning equipment on display...More

Thank Earl M
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