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Forks Timber Museum

1421 S Forks Ave, Forks, WA 98331-9383
+1 360-374-9663
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Wonderful visit

April 30/18 - spent a wonderful two hours or so browsing through the very informative museum. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ian M
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Portland, Oregon
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Preschooler and 1st Grader Loved

Our kids loved this museum. There was a half mile nature trail around back too. I'm glad we spent... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
birice82
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Early pioneer history museum with a look into the past, preserved for the future - displayed through an inviting collection of rooms depicting the life and times of early settlers on the West End of the Olympic Peninsula - featuring farming...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1421 S Forks Ave, Forks, WA 98331-9383
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+1 360-374-9663
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

April 30/18 - spent a wonderful two hours or so browsing through the very informative museum. It was a step back in time to the hard, hard life of the early settlers, how they lived and of course with particular emphasis on the business of...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit! The best part of our job is meeting new people and sharing our stories. Please come back soon and often to see what we have added.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Our kids loved this museum. There was a half mile nature trail around back too. I'm glad we spent the time to come here.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit, and the time well spent with little ones! Please come back soon to see what we have added.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Forks is a small town so finding things to do on a rainy day are a great find. This is a quaint museum with a lot of things packed into a small building and a super inexpensive admission of only $3. I also donated to...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

A hearty thank you for your visit and donation! Please come back soon to see more treasures!!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Best little museum in the world! Not overwhelming, this is a great museum for families. Be sure to show the kids the recreated lookout tower connected to the top level. Volunteer was very friendly. Be sure to read the information sheet they hand out at...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for stopping by and taking the time to say some nice words about our displays. We hope you can visit again soon - we’re always adding new thing.

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

A small museum run staffed by volunteers next to the Tourist Info Center just south of town. Superbly curated and interested stuff to boot.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Thank you for visiting and your kind words! Please come back soon.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Forks lies in the heart of the Northwest Coast's timber country. Therefore, it is apropos that they have established a museum to tell the story of this important industry that historically had such a significant effect on the countryside, economy, and culture of this area....More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2017

Thank you for your informative review. We really appreciate it. Our Museum does have an entrance fee of $3.00 for anyone over the age of 12, but on occasion, we have days that are FREE to the public. Our next schedule FREE day won't be...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017

What an incredible find! So glad we did not pass this up! Very interesting and so many wonderful exhibits! Mrs. Linda Offutt was so gracious and informative! (We love our clocks!!). Don't pass this up!!

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope you can come back again sometime!

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Having grown up in a lumber town, it was fun to see the vintage tools and photos. Lumberjack clothing and camp life was on display too. It's easy to find the museum it's right next door to the chamber of commerce in this tiny town,...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thank you so much for visiting! We hope you come back soon - we plan to add new exhibits throughout the year.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

When in Rome - this is not our usual sort of attraction but Forks and the surrounding area is the centre of the timber industry. The museum is as you enter Forks from the South and next to various Twilight attractions such as Bella's truck....More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you for visiting! We hope you can come back and see what we have planned for further exhibits.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I live here and have friends who's name appear on the memorial. There is a killer well maintained trail right behind it. The museum did a great job of making duplicate Kloshi nanich (Bull of the Woods) Forest Service fire look out and other great...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your visit and helping to pass the word! We hope you come back soon and often.

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