Free Admission and Special Events at Klamath County Museum



Klamath Falls, Ore.– The Klamath County Museum will waive admission fees during “Free Museum Week” next week.

The museum at 1451 Main St. will also offer extended hours, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, April 29 to May 3.

“We want to give everyone in the community a chance to see our museums regardless of their ability to pay an admission fee,” said museum manager Todd Kepple. “We have enjoyed tremendous support from the community, and so it’s a pleasure to waive the fee for a few days.”

A variety of special activities are planned during the week. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, April 30 – Back-room tours of the museum, including views of the research library, newspaper archives, court records, map cabinets and storage rooms, 4 to 7 p.m.

Thursday, May 1 – “Show and Tell with Objects,” with one session for children at 4 p.m. and grown-ups at 5 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own old objects for discussion with museum staff.

Thursday, May 1 – A repeat presentation of “South Sixth Street – From Wagon Road to Thoroughfare” will be offered at 7 p.m.

Friday, May 2 – Rides in a wagon pulled by a team of horses, 4 to 7 p.m.

Saturday, May 3 – Antique engine and tractor show, provided by Branch 21 of the Early Day Gas Engine and Tractor Association, also known as the Hildebrand Threshers.

Free “mini-tours” will also be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Baldwin Hotel Museum, 31 Main St., and the Fort Klamath Museum on Highway 62..