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Pioneer-Indian Museum at Canyonville, Oregon

Pioneer-Indian Museum

421 West 5th StreetCanyonvilleOregon 97417
541-839-4845
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Pioneer - Indian Museum

Located in Canyonville, Oregon, the Pioneer-Indian Museum showcases the rich history of Southern Oregon's Native American tribes and exciting pioneering heritage. The Museum offers exhibits and displays that highlight the history of the South Umpqua Valley from the days of the Indians through the coming of the pioneers to a land of forests, rivers and streams. Discover native artifacts, including baskets, game rocks, pestles and deer-hide clothing. See displays of furniture, crockery, cooking utensils, needlework, and medicinal remedies used by the early settlers. The museum also features a large mural by a local artist that replicates pictographs drawn hundreds of years ago by the Umpqua Tribe.

Details

Hours:

Wednesday - Sunday: 1:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.

Prices:

Admission is free.

Events:

  • Pioneer Days
  • Museum Open House & Parade

Activities:

  • Museum Exhibits & Displays
  • Group Tours
  • Walk to Pioneer Memorial Park

Exhibits & Displays

The Pioneer-Indian Museum offers unique exhibits and displays that highlight the history of the South Umpqua Valley from the Indians through the coming of the pioneers. See native Indian artifacts, including baskets, game rocks, pestles and deerhide clothing. The museum has displays of furniture, crockery, cooking utensils, needlework, and medicinal remedies used by the early Oregon settlers. Check out the large mural painted by local artist Elva Paulson that replicates Indian pictographs drawn hundreds of years ago by the Umpqua Tribe.

Group Tours

The Pioneer-Indian Museum offers group tours by reservation. You can call or email the museum at 541-839-4845 and info@southumpquapioneers.org to arrange group tours and special events.

FAQs

  • Are there restaurants near the Pioneer-Indian Museum?


    You will find several restaurants and eateries near the museum in Canyonville, including Ken’s Sidewalk Café and Marla Kay’s Café with charming small-town ambiance right on Main Street, as well as, El Paraiso and Serafino's Italian Restaurant. Just a half mile from the museum, the Seven Feathers Casino Resort offers five restaurants and bars with everything from creative Pacific Northwest cuisine to the best burgers in town.
  • Are there attractions near the museum?


    A landmark in Canyonville, the Pioneer-Indian Museum is surrounded by a beautiful landscape of national forests and parks, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, scenic byways, historic covered bridges, golf courses, casinos and natural wonders. Enjoy a short walk to Pioneer Memorial Park and Stanton County Park, or take the shuttle to the Seven Feathers Casino Resort. Go explore Milo Academy Bridge, Myrtle Creek-Canyonville Scenic Byway, Umpqua National Forest, Crater Lake and Colliding Rivers - a geologic phenomenon that causes the North Umpqua River and Little River to meet head-on.

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