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The Museum is closed for the winter holidays to allow staff and volunteers time to refresh and refurbish our exhibits.  We reopen on February 5, 2018.  Click the hibernating bear to learn more details about our Annual Meeting and Social on February 6th!

Need to contact us? Staff and volunteers will be present in January, though not always on regular hours. Call 541-347-2164 for more information.

Local Historians to Speak

Lionel Youst and Roger Ott on "Boats, Roads and Growing up in Early 20th Century Coos Co. Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 @ 2PM.

What's New?

We update articles and add features from time to time. This list lets you know what the latest changes are.

Online Shopping Available

Visit our online store to buy Christmas ornaments, books and other Bandon related items.

Historical Photographs

The Museum has thousands of photographs of the area. Click below to view a few of them here and visit us to see more.

Bandon Exhibits

Exhibits are refreshed each year and range from Bandon's Native American community to recent times.

Bandon History

Click below for a timeline of Bandon's history and read about some of the interesting stories of Bandon and its people.

Thank You!

Clcik below to learn about our Sponsors, Donors, Granting Organizations, Volunteers, and Members who are so vital in making the Museum a success!

Museum News

Museum events and activities that may be of interest to you and your family can be found here. Click below to check them frequently.

Gift Shop

Visit or call our Gift Shop today! Send a bit of Bandon to a friend or bring it into your home.

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Current Newsletter

View the most recent Bandon Light newsletter. Older newsletters are archived in the Museum News section along with a blog of recent museum news.

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Local businesses that are supporting the Bandon Historical Society are highlighted on our Sponsors page. Please patronize them and encourage their continued support!

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