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The Northwest Carriage Museum in Raymond, Washington is Pacific County’s largest year round tourist attraction. The Museum houses one of the finest collections of 19th century horse drawn vehicles in the entire country. Visitors are pleasantly surprised to find such a world class collection of horse drawn vehicles in the tiny town of Raymond. The Museum is family friendly, educational and you’ll find that there is something for everyone!
The Northwest Carriage Museum opened in 2002 as a result of a very generous donation of 21 carriages from a local family. Over the years, the collection has grown to over 58 vehicles including a variety of carriages, buggies, wagons, sleighs and commercial vehicles. The museum’s collection includes an 1888 Stagecoach, featured on Travel Channel’s “Mysteries at the Museum,” a 1900 hand carved hearse from Vienna, Austria, a Chuck Wagon, a beautiful cut under Wicker Phaeton, a 1880 Mail Wagon along with the magnificent Brewster Summer Coupe Brougham. Several of our vehicles were used in movies classic’s such as our C-spring Victoria used in Shirley Temple’s “Little Princess” and our famous Shelburne Landau which was Belle Watling’s carriage in the classic “Gone with the Wind.”
In addition to our many vehicles, the museum houses many other period artifacts from the 19th century. Clothing, travel trunks, harness gear, hand tools, carts and an amethyst glass collection is beautifully displayed
The Northwest Carriage Museum is located at the junction of Hwy. 101 and State Route 6 in Raymond, Washington. Right outside our doors is the beautiful Willapa River and a well maintained park which is the perfect place for you and your family to enjoy a picnic. Within walking distance are restaurants, and shopping opportunities.
The Northwest Carriage Museum is open year round from 10am to 4pm. We have a unique gift shop featuring a variety of jewelry, books, toys and local products. Group tours are our specialty and can be arranged in advance. We have admission discounts for families, seniors and military personnel. AAA members can show their card and save as well.
We believe you will love your visit to the Northwest Carriage Museum and hope you visit soon. Visit us at www.nwcarriagemuseum.org or call us at 360 942 4150 for additional information. You can also find us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.
COME GET CARRIED AWAY AT THE NORTHWEST CARRIAGE MUSEUM!