Last updated: 3/21/2012
Chehalis, Washington
Street Address
599 NW Front Way
Chehalis, WA 98532
Mailing Address
Chehalis, WA 98532
Hours
Call for open days and hours (vary by season).
Admissions
$2 Adults; $1.50 Seniors; $1 Children 6-17 .
Adults: $5
Seniors: $4
LCHM Members: free
Youth (7-18): $4
Children under 3: Free
Services
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Staff
Johanna Jones, Executive Director
Description

Located in the historic 1912 Northern Pacific Railway depot, this museum offers interesting displays depicting the early settlements and pioneer life in Lewis County, the oldest county in Washington State. Explore exhibits reflecting the area?s logging and rail history as well as a children's hands-on area.

Historical museum, collections of occupational tools: mining, farming, logging; dioramas: old school room, general store, blacksmith shop, Indian village, kitchen. 15,000 indexed photographs; obituary and cemetery records.

Artifact Collections
  • Model Train exhibit.
  • Hearse and Hack exhibit
  • Educational Programs

    Educational Tours for Schools and Groups

    Contact Museum for information (360) 748-0831

    Facilities

    Performance Areas

    Library

    Access: General Public

    Appointment required: No

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Private & Group Tours

    Contact Museum for information (360) 748-0831

    Gift Shop with many books on local history

    Gift Shop

    Group Tours

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