Oroville Museum & Visitor Welcome Center
Managed by the Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society
At the Old Oroville Depot
1210 Ironwood (one block west of Main on 12th)
The Oroville Depot Museum includes both permanent historical displays and a large section that is changed every year.
Hours: May 4 - Sept. 15: Monday - Saturday 10 - 4
Phone: 1-888-699-5659. Local (summer only) 509-476-2739
"Then & Now"
This years display will have an emphasis on the railroad, mining and towns (Molson, Chesaw, Tonasket, Nighthawk Oroville, Loomis, etc). Molson was the highest RR station in Washington state and the route between Molson and Oroville was the steepest grade in the U.S. The mining section will feature samples from some of Okanogan Smith's mines as well as a short DVD segment of mining in Nighthawk.
The North Central Washington Port of Entry to Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada. (6 miles)
At the west trailhead of the new Whistler Canyon Trail. (Part of the Pacific Northwest Trail)
At the east trailhead of the new Nighthawk Trail. (Part of the Pacific Northwest Trail)