Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Baker City

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#8 of 99 in Museums in Oregon
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  • Thought I was a history buff, learned today that I wasn't on the Oregon Trail. Growing up in Boise, last 20 years living in Georgia. I switched to Civil War history and forgot the others.  more »
  • Wonderful real wagons from the movement west with life size people and animals exhibits along with everything hauled from their homes east. Great stories included. Well worth your stop for an excellen...  more »
  • I have wanted to go to this museum for some time, as I am a descendant of multiple families who traveled the Oregon Trail. Most important to me was finally getting to see the actual wagon ruts, which ...  more »
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  • Really cool place to visit with kids! Their interactive exhibits held the kids' interest better than expected, and the children's area has lots of cool, learning activities and games (which gave the kids more to do while my husband and I lingered over some of the other exhibits). I also liked the assortment of handmade/Pioneer-type games and toys for sale in the gift shop. Really glad we made the effort to come out this way!!
  • Really great displays, and super knowledgeable rangers ;) The actual hours are 9:00-6:00 during the warm months, don't let the time on Maps fool you. Good trail system, 2.5 mile loop. My advice: Skip the movie (which you could watch anywhere) and go through the indoor exhibit, taking your time. Definitely check out the trails and mines if you have time!
  • Well worth the stop. Only 3 miles off the highway. Beautiful facility. The wagons, people, scenery in the huge displays are very realistic, well done. Lots to do there, exhibits, films, etc. Children's scavenger hunt activity. Beware this is a federal facility, so you need your pass or $8 entry. Learned a lot about the Oregon trail. Oh, and the facility is on top of a small mountain, so great views.
  • Very cool! The way the information is presented is both educational and interesting to look at. Well worth the couple miles off the interstate. I'm glad we stopped here while traveling through.
  • In 2014 we drove the Oregon Trail from Independence Missouri to the end at Seaside Oregon. We visited many sites along the way. This was the best Museum on the whole trip. It's well done.

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