Douglas County Museum

Southern Oregon

Don't miss this excellent museum, which displays the Umpqua River Valley's cultural and natural histories in buildings designed to reflect the region's architectural traditions. Especially interesting are the railroad derailment photos, logging exhibit and local wine history. Kids have interactive areas and live snakes to look at. Budding historians, be sure to ask about the museum's extensive photo archives.

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