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Forks Timber Museum

1421 S Forks Ave, Forks, WA 98331-9383
+1 360-374-9663
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Cute little piece of history

Cute little place to visit if you want to know more about forks. They have cute gidts and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shg333
via mobile
Great small town Museum with great informational displays

This is one museum we did not mind paying the minimal admission charge to. You could see by the... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
froglag
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Spokane, Washington
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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, homesteads, early businesses in Forks, logging, native influence and shipwrecks, Fire equipment and a Lookout Tower - with many photographic displays and narrative.
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  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“next door” (8 reviews)
“local history” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little place to visit if you want to know more about forks. They have cute gidts and the loggers memorial is interesting.

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

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review. We appreciate your visit and hope you can come back soon!

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is one museum we did not mind paying the minimal admission charge to. You could see by the display a sense of pride in the area and the history of the logging industry. It was very well clean and a real joy to have...More

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting! We hope you get time to come back often to see what we have added?

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Boyfriend is a forester so he wanted to stop here. We enjoyed looking around and talking to the nice man working the front counter. He was very passionate about the museum and had a lot of information to share. We are glad we stopped.

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Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We’re glad you stopped, too! Please come back when you can.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 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 2 May 2018

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 2 May 2018

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 2 May 2018

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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