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Built in 1969 and expanded in 1979 and 1989, the Museum provides four wings of exciting exhibits filled with history and the wonder of nature. Your visit to the Douglas County Museum of History and Natural History will be an adventure.

See the tools used by Native Americans people before the time Mt. Mazama collapsed creating Crater Lake.

Experience the wonder of an immense Roosevelt Elk framed by the beauty of Douglas County's old growth wilderness. Travel the Applegate Trail and experience the hardships of early settlers in the west.

Combined with the Lavola Bakken Memorial Research Library, a rich photographic collection and the beautifully restored 1882 Dillard Oregon and California Railroad Depot, this is a must stop.

Location: 123 Museum Drive, Roseburg Oregon 97470 Telephone 541-957-7007

Other History nearby:
(Roseburg) Azalea General Store
(Glide) Colliding Rivers Information Center
(North Bend) Coos County Historical Society Museum
(Coos Bay) Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
(North Bend) Coquille Indian Tribe
(Roseburg) Cow Creek Band of Umpqua


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