About CCHS

In accordance with the executive order issued by Governor Kate Brown on March 23, 2020, the Clatsop County Historical Society is closed until further notice, in an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19 within our community. Library services, including research inquiries and photo and film reproductions, will also be paused during this period. Public programs have also been cancelled or postponed. All school tours are paused until Oregon schools resume.

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The Clatsop County Historical Society is an educational organization dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Clatsop County Oregon and the surrounding area.
The Clatsop County Historical Society offers four distinctively different museums all housed in historic buildings for you and your family to explore during your visit to Astoria.
Captain George Flavel House

Experience the elegance of the late Victorian period by touring the home of Captain George Flavel. This 1886 Queen Anne home features original Eastlake influenced woodwork, period furnishings, and exotic hardwood fireplace mantels. Begin your tour at the Carriage House Visitor Center (located behind the house on the corner of 7th & Exchange Streets), which houses additional exhibits, the museum store, and orientation video.
Heritage Museum

Built in 1904 as Astoria's City Hall, this building is now home to the Clatsop County Historical Society's regional museum. Explore the history of Clatsop County through temporary and permanent exhibits featuring Native Americans, early pioneers, immigrants, and local industries. The Society's Research Center and Archives are also at this location. 

Uppertown Firefighters Museum

The Uppertown Firefighters Museum houses an extensive collection of fire fighting equipment dating from 1873 to 1963. Featured are hand-pulled, horse-drawn, and motorized fire engines, as well as fire fighting memorabilia and photos. Seasonal Hours. Please call for availability.


Planning a visit? Then check out the Clatsop County Historical Society's

Upcoming Events and Programs


Admission Fees - Flavel House
Open 11a.m. to 4 p.m. daily
October thru April
(Last Entry at 3:30)
May through September
Open 10 AM to 5 PM Daily
(Last Entry at 4:30)
Adult $7.00
AAA/Senior/Student $6.00
Youth (6-17 years) $2.00
Children Under Six No Charge
Admission Fees - Heritage Museum
Open 11 a.m to 4 p.m.
Tuesday thru Saturday
October thru April
May thru September 
Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m Daily
Adults $5.00
Youth (6-17 years) $2.00
Research Pass (for 2 weeks) $5.00
Group tour information available:
Phone: (503) 325-2203
Archive & Research Library are open to the public Tuesday thru Friday from 10 AM to 3 PM.
Phone: 503-338-4849 for more info
Uppertown Firefighters Museum
Call for Hours of Operation

Free Admission - Donations Accepted


Clatsop County Historical Society
714 Exchange St.
PO Box 88
Astoria, OR 97103-0088