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Humboldt County Museums

 

Morris Graves Museum

Blue Ox Millworks & Historic Park
One X St., Eureka 95501
444-3437
BlueOxMill.com
Self-guided tour of Victorian-era woodworking shop, skid camp and farm; workshops in woodworking, blacksmithing and ceramics.

Clarke Historical Museum
240 E St., Eureka 95501
443-1947
ClarkeMuseum.org
Permanent and rotating collections of Humboldt County history, including Native American baskets, stoneware and regalia.

Discovery Museum
501 Third St., Eureka 95501
443-9694
Discovery-Museum.org
Hands-on children’s museum with art, science, ocean and health exhibits. Please call for events available for children’s parties.

Ferndale Museum
Shaw & Third Sts., Ferndale 95536
786-4466
Ferndale-Museum.org
Displays Victorian life with typical living settings, dairy and agricultural equipment, blacksmith area, antique machine shop items, local photos and an operating seismograph.

Fort Humboldt State 
Historic Park & Logging Trail
3431 Fort Ave., Eureka 95503
445-6547
www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=665
Attractions include original buildings, logging museum, Dolbeer Steam Donkey, locomotives and self-guided trails chronicling the history of Fort Humboldt.

Fortuna Depot Museum
3 Park St., Fortuna 95540
725-7645
SunnyFortuna.com/museum
Located in the Northwestern Pacific Railroad depot used from 1893-1965, the museum features local history and railroad memorabilia.

Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum
Across the bridge from Eureka in Samoa
77 Cookhouse Rd., Eureka, 
next to the Samoa Cookhouse
444-9440
HumboldtBayMaritimeMuseum.com
Nautical items, ship models, ship building tools, artifacts related to shipwrecks and lighthouses including fresnel lens, and information on the bay ferries.

HSU Natural History Museum
1315 G St., Arcata 95521
826-4479
Humboldt.edu/natmus
Museum is open to the public Tues. – Sat., 10 – 5. Interactive exhibits, fossils and displays on local animals, insects, marine life and birds.

Morris Graves Museum of Art
636 F St., Eureka 95501
442-0278
HumboldtArts.org
Former Carnegie Library is home to the Humboldt Arts Council, six galleries and a sculpture garden. Also offered are Monthly Programs including First Saturday Night Arts Alive!, Family Arts Days and Community Jazz Jams.

Samoa Cookhouse Logging Museum
Across the Samoa Bridge off Cookhouse Rd., Samoa
442-1659
SamoaCookhouse.net/samoa-cookhouse-museum.html
Logging equipment, photographs and memorabilia from the heyday of logging in Humboldt County in the very early 1900s.

Trinidad Museum
400 Janis Ct. at Patrick’s Point Dr.
Trinidad 95570
677-3883
TrinidadMuseum.org
Photos of the area’s whaling and logging history, native plant garden, marine shells and Yurok artifacts.

Willow Creek-China Flat Museum
Hwys 299 and 96, Willow Creek 95573
530-629-2653
BigfootCountry.net
Features logging, mining and farming history of the region, Native American information, a blacksmith shop, and a Bigfoot display area.