PO Box 873, US 101, Forks Washington 98331
The 3,200 sq. ft. museum building was constructed in 1990 by the Forks High School carpentry class, and provides visitors with a glimpse back into the local history of the timber industry.
The museum has a variety of items from the late 1800s including a pioneer kitchen, farm equipment, vintage newspapers and photographs.
Logging equipment and a fire lookout tower document Forks' role as an important logging community.
Admission is by donation. Hours are 10-4 seven days a week. Open from mid-April through the end of October.
This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Washington.
Other History nearby:
(Port Angeles) Clallam County Museum
(Forks) Forks Timber Museum
(Quinault) Lake Quinault Museum
(La Push) Quileute Seafood
(La Push) Quileute Tribe
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08/10 Coming to The Forks area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Northwest Garlic Festival Ocean Park WA June15-16 In the land of clams, crab and oysters what are folks looking forward to in June? Garlic, and plenty of it!