Our Volunteer Opportunities

One of the museum’s most valuable assets is our volunteers. They provide hours of expertise in various fields from cashiering, education, tours and more. [Read More]

Lewis County Historical Museum volunteer opportunities

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Visit the Lewis County Historical Museum!

Located in the historic 1912 Northern Pacific Railway depot, the Museum offers interesting displays depicting the early settlements and pioneer life in Lewis County, the oldest county in Washington State.

Explore our permanent and rotating exhibits featuring Lewis County’s vibrant and interesting past. It is a story of the birth of Washington State, as Lewis County is the oldest county in Washington and we were once called the “Mother of All Counties”. The Museum welcomes families with children with our hands-on area and push button Model Train Exhibit! Come experience history as you walk into the 102 year old railroad depot in Chehalis!

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Jul
26

Blueberry Pancake Breakfast & Hot Dog Feed

  The Lewis County Historical Museum is hosting it’s Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast on July 27, at 8 am to kick off the Planes, Trains, and Automobiles Festival in downtown Chehalis. Have your fill of pancakes, sausage, eggs, juice and coffee cooked by … Continue reading

OCT
11

Model Train Show & Swap Meet

Come join the Lewis County Historical Museum and the Lewis County Model Railroad Club for the Semi-Annual Model Train Show & Swap Meet at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds on October 11th and 12th from 10am-4pm. Bring the family for a wonderful … Continue reading