Harney County Historical Museum

Experience Harney County history…see period room displays, wagons, period clothing, wildlife, and archaeological exhibits.The museum has been in existence since 1960 and is a treasure trove of artifacts and old photographs related  to Harney County. Harney Countians and their descendants donated everything in the museum. Although the building may look small from the outside, it is filled to the brim with a wide variety of artifacts. Here you will see old radios, saddles, horse trophies, dolls cooking utensils, military relics and Native American artifacts. Also on display are old pictures, dishes, vintage clothes, wildlife mounts, books, rocks and fossils plus much more. Several displays include Peter French memorabilia, Edward Hines Lumber Company, Civilian Conservation Corp, The Peterson Room, The Hanley Room and the Veterans boards from the old Ideal Theater and an old time haying display.