Angel Tree

Include the museum in your holiday gift giving. Help fulfill museum staff wishes for donations to pay for needed program supplies and equipment. Come into the museum and select paper ornaments from the tree, then go to our admissions counter to make your donation. Each paper ornament features a suggested donation amount to cover the …

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Registration Opens for Local History Class

CHM board member Steve Greif will again teach a local history class this winter term with a new curriculum twist. “South Coast Biography: Local History From Lives of the Past” will be held at the Coos History Museum on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 from January 10th through March 21st.  Each session will feature …

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SE Asia Trip

Our SE Asia Museum Tour Group has returned safely after a wonderful trip through SE Asia.  They visited museums, Cultural and UNESCO World Heritage sites, as well as galleries and textile studios. Want to see more pictures of their adventures? Check it out on Facebook by clicking here. Pictured here is the group with their …

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Volunteer Cookie Social

We LOVE our volunteers! A huge thank you goes out to them for all their hard work and dedication.  Our cookie party was well attended and we had a wonderful time.  Our cookie bake off winner was Ann Collins who made Lemon Ricotta Cookies. Click here for the recipe.

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We All Belong Here – Embracing Diversity

The following post was taken from an email sent from the Rural Organizing Project team after they hosted a community event at the museum. On September 21st, over 80 community members from the Coos Bay area crowded into the Coos History Museum! The event opened with Liv, President of the North Bend High School Gay …

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New Survey Markers

In late September, volunteers Steve Greif and Larry Seguine installed 40 new bronze survey markers onto the grounds in front of the Coos History Museum in-between the north bioswales. These survey markers are from museum donors who contributed for the special project with a $500+ gift since the spring of 2015. The new markers are …

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Epic Origami

It is always fun to see the outcome of 2nd Sundays.  This last week we had a school of fish made by our community members.  They are proudly on display by the county map.  Did you know that our Family Fun Days are free to everyone, not just families?  They are generously sponsored by the …

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Thank You USCG ANT!

A huge thank you to the Charleston United States Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team who helped empty out one of our workrooms earlier this week. The items were moved upstairs to help facilitate greater collections storage and organization in the museum.

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