The Pacific Maritime Heritage Center, located at 333 SE Bay Blvd in Newport’s Bayfront, is one of two historic properties operated by the nonprofit Lincoln County Historical Society. The 30,000 sq ft flagship site, features panoramic views of Yaquina Bay, two changing exhibit galleries, three permanent galleries, the 121-seat Doerfler Family Theater and a Museum Store. The theater includes an 18 ft. screen and a self-serve menu of 15 short historic films for the museum visitor to select. Hours of operation are Tuesday – Sunday 11 am – 4 pm. Onsite parking is available. Admission rates apply.
Admission is free to LCHS Members, Active-Duty military and children 12 & under.
Family and group rates available.
Serving the public since 1948, the LCHS preserves the collective memory of Lincoln County and includes the Log Cabin Research Library Archive and 1895 Burrows House located at 545 SW 9th St., Newport. A sampling of historic images from the LCHS collection can be seen at: oregondigital.org.
For more information visit: oregoncoasthistory.org or call 541-265-7509.
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