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Lynden Pioneer Museum

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Go back in history

This is a great place to see historic items from Lynden and history in general. There are a large... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
sailmaker_1
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Bremerton, Washington
Fascinating place, lots to see

For a town the size of Lynden (or even one bigger), this is a huge museum. So much to see and a... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
eraser
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Wenatchee, WA
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217 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1418
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a great place to see historic items from Lynden and history in general. There are a large number of horse drawn carriages and a mock-up of a main street from the early era. The people staffing are quite knowledgeable on the different exhibits....More

Thank sailmaker_1
Reviewed 29 September 2018

For a town the size of Lynden (or even one bigger), this is a huge museum. So much to see and a real variety. The two staff members we chatted with were very helpful. One should plan for 2-plus hours on a visit. Just a...More

Thank eraser
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I was expecting a typical "local museum" but was pleasantly shocked with this one. It's so much bigger than you'd ever think. Excellent use of space and the grand area that's a replica of the town makes you feel like you're strolling the streets of...More

1  Thank Brenda K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I think I could have easily dropped the Hubs off for a day and he would have been happy. We spent 2 hours here, and I could have gone a little longer. Docents at the front explain the layout. There is a lot of items,...More

Thank ClineFam
Reviewed 30 April 2018

My 72 year old Uncle got married last Sunday at the museum. Lovely space for a smallish wedding. Had a small reception after and got to walk around the museum.

Thank beviebean
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Drive up from Seattle this is worth a visit. Finding this museum was quite a surprise. For such a small town I would not have expected such a large collection. Regardless of your interest weather is cameras cars the buggies history World War I or...More

Thank travelregent
Reviewed 18 February 2018

You think, wow, another small town museum.... boring. But not this one. We were there a few hours and felt rushed, knowing we had hardly seen anywhere near everything. We will be back to Lynden again and will likely plan to spend at least one...More

Thank ErnieG1972
Reviewed 18 November 2017

This is a true gem of a small town museum. It covers all aspects of the area's history and development. It also has a military (primarily World War I) section, an entire floor devoted to classic horse drawn vehicles and a top floor that features...More

1  Thank Sungron
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Was very enjoyable we spent a couple hours going through it and veterans get free admission. If I recall it was only 5 dollars to get in.

Thank G2051TLjosephs
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Want to know what it was like 100+years ago in the Pacific Northwest? Visit this gem of a museum and see displays of village life and services in the good old days. There are three levels of exhibits and it will take you several hours...More

Thank Denise M
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