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Sherman County Historical Museum

 

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Organization
Sherman County Historical Museum
Contact Phone
541-565-3232
Contact E-Mail
Physical Address
200 Dewey Street
Physcial Address: City
Moro
Physical Address: State
OR
Physical Address: Zip
97039
Description
Sherman County's national-award-winning museum invites discovery and memories in interpretive exhibits that tell our stories: Oregon Trails, Rails and Roads (Native Americans, Oregon Trail); Wheat Through the Ages (horsepower wheat farming to sophisticated modern farming); Patriotism, Pride and Anguish (military service); Rural Living (school, dentist, general store, household); Cultivation, Conservation and Clothespins! (from horsepower to engine power and electricity).

Children enjoy hands-on experiences with grinding grain, pioneer dress up clothes, an Oregon Trail relief map, crayon rubbings on rock art replicas, hop scotch and riding our wooden horse, Goldie.

A twice-yearly historical anthology since 1983, Sherman County: For The Record, offers accounts by local storytellers on the plateau between the Columbia, John Day and Deschutes Rivers.
Hours of Operation
May 1 through October 31: daily, 10 AM - 5 PM.
Admission
Admission: $5 adults, $1 students, Members Free
Region
  • Central Oregon
  • Eastern Oregon
Type of Museum/Specialty
  • Agriculture
  • Historical Society
  • History Museum
  • Local History/Heritage
  • Military Museum
  • Native American
  • Textiles & Fashion
  • Toys & Dolls
Programs and Services
  • Exhibits
  • Special Events
  • Children's Programs
  • Volunteer Opportunities
Facilities and Services
  • Camping/RV Park
  • Free Parking
  • Museum Store
  • National/State/County/City Park
  • Open to the public
  • Oversized Vehicle Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Research Library/Archives
  • Restrooms
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