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  • December 02, 2016 6:08 PM | Anonymous

    The Coos History Museum is not accepting any new collections items, including artifacts and photos, while we search for our new collections staff. If you have a donation, please inquire after January 1, 2017. 

    We are still accepting research requests, however results may take up to six months. 

    We can also process your photo purchase or reproduction request. Please contact us to obtain the request form.  

    Thank you for your patience and understanding as we go through this transition.

    -CHM Staff

  • October 16, 2016 10:50 AM | Deleted user

    Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor in support of ballot measure 6-153, the Coos History Museum will be free to all Coos County residents until election day, November 8th, 2016.

  • August 29, 2016 4:38 PM | Deleted user

    Memorabilia to be on display in the lobby at CHM in time for the Bay Area Fun Fest. Click the link below for the full story in The World 

    Prefontaine memorabilia soon to be available at Coos History Museum

  • July 13, 2016 11:31 AM | Deleted user

    The Coos County Commissioners, at the request of the eight history museums in Coos County, have placed a measure on the November 8, 2016 ballot that would create a County Historical Fund. Details about the proposed fund and how it would be implemented can be found here under the Right Now! page

  • June 30, 2016 2:35 PM | Deleted user

    The Coos History Museum is partnering with the Bandon Historical Society Museum, the World Newspaper and Pediment Publishing to create a book of historical images in Coos County. To learn more go to our event link here or check out the links below for the article in the World Newspaper and blog post on Pediment publishing's website

  • June 25, 2016 1:37 PM | Deleted user

    The Coos History Museum welcomes George Wright as its Interim Director.

  • April 25, 2016 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    The Coos History Museum is sad to bid farewell to its Director, Frank Smoot.

  • April 19, 2016 12:00 PM | Deleted user

    It was a milestone day for the Coos History Museum.  West Coast Contractors and a volunteer crew moved the Welcome onto the south plaza. See the link below to The World Newspaper article for more:

    While here, WCC also helped us install a section of the McCullough Bridge for display outside at the south end of the parking lot and assisted us in getting the propeller from the New Carissa positioned in a temporary spot near the parking entrance.  

    Clean Cut Landscaping was simultaneously working on landscaping the eastern bioswale.

  • February 12, 2016 4:53 PM | Deleted user

    Trivia Files, the fundraiser for our research library, made it on to KCBY's People at Noon segment.

    Click here to see the video:

  • February 02, 2016 9:33 AM | Deleted user

    The Coos History Museum is featured on page 87 of the current issue of the Oregon Community Connections magazine. To view the article click the link below:

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