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Albany Regional Museum

136 Lyon St S, Albany, OR 97321-2703
+1 541-967-7122
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Awesome Museum@

The Museum does well to document and display local history. The aerial view photo wall from the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Corvallis, Oregon
via mobile
Very nice small museum

You can learn a lot about the precious metal industry here and the role it played in helping to win... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salem, Oregon
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A recommended historical museum in Albany, Oregon.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
5 days ago
“Awesome Museum@”
1 week ago
“Very nice small museum”
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136 Lyon St S, Albany, OR 97321-2703
+1 541-967-7122
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Museum does well to document and display local history. The aerial view photo wall from the late 40's is jaw dropping. Also of intrrest is documentation of Albany's unique Railroad history. Bill Maddy also gives yearly trolley tours of Albany explaining how 4 differeny...More

Thank Randyincv
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can learn a lot about the precious metal industry here and the role it played in helping to win world war II Wah Chang is an interesting story and it is well told with many displays and artifacts.

Thank twobuttes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

small but very interesting with changing exhibits. Volunteers are very helpful and research library has some useful materials

Thank Skip T
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Neat small local museum in a neat building in the downtown shopping area. Lots of neat artifacts and cool items great way to spend a half hour or so .

Thank simpleyme
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a terrific museum full of Linn County and Albany area history. It is well-laid out, wonderful photos, going room to room took me back to my childhood growing up in Albany. Many historical happenings are covered like the floods and Columbus Day storm...More

Thank Deleen W
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I have been a member of this museum for more than 10 years, and this was my first visit. There were two docents who were really knowledgeable and friendly. The four of us enjoyed different aspects of the museum and liked all of it. There...More

Thank stillhall
Reviewed 2 July 2015

It's a great "as it was" cookiecutter view of everyday life in a regular town in the USA. No famous killings, nograt disasters snd no planet wide known celebrities- just a reflection on average life for the rest of us. Very Informative & very interesting

Thank LadybugDadeh
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Generally, not one for small local museums, and was pleasantly surprised at this one. Good presentation of the local history, the hostess was very knowledgeable, and they let you browse without hovering.

Thank Jeanier34
Reviewed 19 May 2015

if you are a local and have never been to the museum you must go. There is so much history there. You'll learn some new things about our local community!

Thank tessOregon
Reviewed 24 April 2015

This museum has great displays of local history! It's not very big but I gave it a high rating because the quality of the exhibits and knowledge of the staff is quite high. If you're a history buff you need to vist.

Thank Jonathan S
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