"Welcome to Bandon! Visit the best little museum on the coast".



The Museum has reopened for the 2024 Season!!

Pan for Gold! At the Museum.

This is your chance to see what it was like for the 49ers panning for gold in California or the many who made the trip to the Yukon in 1898.

What's New?

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

Genealogy-Online Database

**NOW ONLINE**  Obituary, cemetery records as well as some gravestone photos are available online.  Click below for the Genealogy page. 

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 Shop Online

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

More Information

Donate to the Museum Online
Reward Program$

At no additional expense, you can easily support the Museum by participating in the Rewards Program from McKays Market

Learn How You Can Help


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

Sponsors Page