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Flavel House Museum, Astoria
(4.6/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
The Captain George Flavel House Museum, known also as Capt. George Flavel House and Carriage House or the Flavel Mansion, is now a house museum in Astoria, Oregon, United States. It was built in 1885 in the Queen Anne architectural style, by George Flavel, a Columbia River bar pilot who was one of the area's first millionaires.The house and its carriage house were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The house is owned and operated by the Clatsop County Historical Society.The museum is well known to fans of the film The Goonies, which was filmed in Astoria. It is featured as the museum where Mikey's father works as a curator.
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  • I enjoyed my tour of the Flavel House. The lady 'on duty' at the door the day I visited was very interesting with her knowledge of the house and history of Astoria. This Queen Anne house with its deta...  more »
  • Very informative historic site. Love it for a lazy afternoon. Kids learn without realizing it! My daughter still talks about it 23 years later! Well worth the time. 
  • We decided to tour the Flavel house on a rainy day. The house is well maintained and beautiful. It was fun to see the bathrooms in the home. The people were informative and answered a variety of quest...  more »
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  • I went here a couple weeks ago. it was truly amazing place to walk around. like you just went back in time where you got to see the richest family lived. the historian lady was very helpful and well knowledged. I wish I could go up to the tower and see where Captain George worked and oversea the shops. I would like to stand out at the balcony where Nellie and Katie ( George's daughters) stood as they wave to the ships going by. but due to fire safety code. it's not allowed 5 stars still
  • This museum is great, I've been at least 3 times with my wife whenever we visit Astoria and it gets better every time!
  • Beautiful home and always cool to learn local history
  • A lot of the history of Astoria centers around Captain George Flavel and his development of the economy of the region. His story is the story of Astoria and the house is a definite must see for any visitor that has even a hint of curiosity about how it was to live in the early days of our country.
  • Expect to spend about an hour here. Tickets are inexpensive and this is a must see attraction in Astoria.