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Mason County Historical Museum

5th Street & Railroad Avenue, Shelton, WA 98584
+1 360-426-1020
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You Best Recognize History!

The Shelton Museum is very small but there's alot of intriguing history and pretty cool artifacts... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
Blaine W
via mobile
Great local museum

the objective is to discover, compile, preserve and publish the history of Mason County. they have... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
David M
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Shelton, Washington
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Oct 2, 2017
“Great local museum”
Sep 13, 2017
“Museum Visit”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5th Street & Railroad Avenue, Shelton, WA 98584
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+1 360-426-1020
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The Shelton Museum is very small but there's alot of intriguing history and pretty cool artifacts. Plus there's kind of like a magic aura of energy to the city.

Thank Blaine W
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

the objective is to discover, compile, preserve and publish the history of Mason County. they have written records, audio, videotapes, photos and pioneer artifacts.

Thank David M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This Museum is always an interesting visit. Lots of history of Shelton, and friendly folks to answer questions

Thank Dick P
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This museum was the main purpose of our 50 minute drive north. It is a typical small-town museum with displays of various historical items for the area. It had 2 very helpful older docents. The lady docent described a really nifty diorama of the logging...More

Thank Jim G
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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Great little museum. Friendly staff. Easily located on the town square. Our favorite exhibit was the topaz.

Thank Tammy M
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

the building is historic and lovely, nice yard too. informative about the first white people and the resources they found in this area (the waterfront, the forests, the wildlife, and the native people).

Thank Terry H
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

You could spend 10 minutes or many hours in this storefront museum (in former city hall) with its huge collection of artifacts, books, and maps from every era of Mason County's history. And if you have questions, the friendly staff will help you find what...More

Thank Dunyazade
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Reviewed 10 October 2015

We recently moved to this area and have a desire to know the history. This is the place to see it, mostly revolving about the timber industry. They have many small exhibits of the area, lots of museum stuff, and several areas that told a...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Lots of very old things from the past well taken care of by the staff. good parking on the main street. H

Thank mike h
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

The Mason County Historical Museum is located in the Old Town Hall & Library in the heart of downtown Shelton. When we visited the museum they had recently renovated the interior and still in the process of setting up exhibits. We were warmly welcomed by...More

Thank MitchPhyllis65
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