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Franklin County Historical Society

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Address: 305 N 4th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301-5324
Phone Number: +1 509-547-3714
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Wonderful bit of local history

Absolutely wonderful. Great and frindly staff with tons of knowledge of each item on display. Worth the time to visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. Great and frindly staff with tons of knowledge of each item on display. Worth the time to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We got a great guided tour by docent Rick. He was a retired history teacher from Pasco and was very knowledgable. There is no entry fee but donations are encouraged. It is definitely worth the time to visit this museum.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a great learning experience, lots of history in this place, if your interested in how Pasco started, grew and became a map maker visit this museum, you'll learn the history behind the blue bridge, the Moore Mansion, and lots more, was very interesting!

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El Cajon, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

Abraham Lincoln once quoted " American History is not something dead or over, It always is alive, always growing, always unfinished ". My wife and I visited the Franklin County Historical Museum in Pasco, Washington last week and were so amazed at what we witnessed. The Museum was originally constructed in 1910 as part of Andrew Carnegie's worldwide library construction... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Great collection of artifacts which will bring back memories to silver haired visitors. Railroad history is exceptional as well as Community contribution to WW ll. plan for 30 -45 minute visit. Friendly helpful volunteer staff.

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Richland, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

We were amazed by the collections and the knowledge of the people present. they were able to explain many things to us about the region and what occured several years ago.

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Richland, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2012

Well actually I haven't gone, but experienced outreach by reinactors from the museum at the Farmer's Market.

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Pasco, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2012

many collectibles and great photos from the past, gave a real sense of knowing what it must have been like in the early stages of the area's development

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