Museum Store

Whether you are looking for a good book, an unusual historic photograph, or unique local items, shopping with us is a great way to support your museum and enrich the lives of friends and family!

Our Museum Store is now open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm.  For online orders, we offer curbside pick-up, Monday and Tuesday between 10 am to 3 pm, and shipping within the State of Oregon. If you are looking for a particular item and you do not see it in our online store, feel free to contact our store buyer, Valerie Caskey at museumstore@cooshistory.org or call 541-756-6320. 

Net proceeds from our store sales go towards maintaining our collections, exhibits and operating our programs.

Thank you for your support! 

COOS COUNTY Arcadia

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Long before the wreck of the Captain Lincoln in 1852 brought settlers to the North Spit, Native Americans and foreign explorers, including Sir Francis Drake, navigated the inland waterways and Pacific shorelineof what would become Coos County. The deep draft channel, timberfilled landscape, prime location—between San Francisco and Puget Sound—and the discovery of gold made the region ripe for commercialsuccess, and scores of pioneers migrated to the Coos Bay area. Shipyards and sawmills sprang up. Logging became a major industry. Gold and coal were mined. And settlements and farmsteads appeared almost overnight. For many pioneers, Coos County was truly paradise, a land of opportunity rich in natural resources where they optimistically forged new lives with sacrifice and backbreaking labor. Their perseverance and rugged individualism distinguish the region to this day.

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For more information, please email us at museumstore@cooshistory.org or call us at (541) 756-6320.