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Forks Timber Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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So Interesting - learned so much about this community

We spent 1 hour looking at the artifacts and photos dated back almost 100 years ago. An... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ben W
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Casper, Wyoming
A worthy small town museum

We stopped in at the museum after learning it was free admission for Hickory Shirt Heritage Days at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dawgdok
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New York City, New York
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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 AM - 4:00 PM
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent 1 hour looking at the artifacts and photos dated back almost 100 years ago. An interesting thing was learning about the school program that built this timber museumn - we also learned they used a crane to lift 300+-year-old canoe into the upper...More

Thank Ben W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in at the museum after learning it was free admission for Hickory Shirt Heritage Days at the visitor center. I think normal admission is $3 so we probably would have checked it out anyway, but we left a donation instead. We have been...More

Thank dawgdok
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is right beside the Chamber of Commerce. It is very informative about the logging years of Forks and the thing that impressed my husband the most was the 13 foot chainsaw.

Thank letsdotravel
Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting and taking the time to review! We hope you come back soon and see what we add.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are members of a local historical society, so whenever we visit another small town USA, we "have" to stop. This was a very interesting musuem and provided alot of info about the area and had many artifacts to enjoy. We spent about 45 minutes-1...More

Thank Sherry C
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This place is very nice. Better than I thought! This museum has wonderful displays about the history of logging. We were able to see elks nearby and the woods was nice, seeing evidence of logging from years ago. Linda, hostess of the museum, is so...More

Thank Jane F
Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for visiting! We are always adding to our exhibits and hope you come back soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here after spending the morning at the Hoh rainforest. It was a great way to really get the feel of what life had to have been like in the pioneer days. The gal working there was very friendly and informative....More

Thank Christin D
Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your time and review. We hope you come back.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 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.

Thank Shg333
Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

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

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

Thank froglag
Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

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

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.

Thank Oriley2013
Linda O, Manager at Forks Timber Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

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

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

Thank Ian M
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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