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Bandon Historical Society Museum

Bandon Historical Society Museum


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About Us

The Bandon History Museum tells the story of our town, a place blessed by water and cursed by fire. Shipbuilding, shipwrecks, beach life, Native American basketry, the Coast Guard, disastrous fires, dramatic floods, gold, wind, golf, cheese, trees and cranberries are just some of the subjects on exhibit.

Located a half block from the Face Rock Creamery and a short walk from the waterfront boardwalk, the museum is at the corner of Highway 101 and Fillmore Avenue in a building that used to be Bandon’s City Hall.

Admission is $3 for adults; members and children get in free. Be sure the kids take our History Detective’s challenge. Our museum store specializes in books about local wildlife, marine history, Oregon lighthouses, and all things Bandon.

We’re open from ten to four, Monday through Saturday. In the summer, enjoy our Free Summer Sundays. For more information, look up our website and follow us on Facebook. Visit us at the museum in Bandon, a place where history never gets old.


  • Historic Photo Collection
  • Family Friendly Activities
  • Indoor and Outdoor Programs
  • Free Summer Sundays
  • Cheese! Trees!! Cranberries!!!


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