Lewis County is home to several unique museums and galleries.
The Vintage Motorcycle Museum in Chehalis and the Old Settlers Museum in Morton. The Veterans Memorial Museum shares the stories of veterans from many wars and hometowns, and displays uniforms, memorabilia, old photographs, weaponry and more. The Museum has relocated to a new larger facility complete with a conference facility. Visit the Museum at 100 SW Veterans Way in Chehalis, WA, exit 77.
The Vintage Motorcycle Museum is a private collection of original, fully restored, pre-1916 motorcycles and an assortment of antique bicycles. Showcases display memorabilia and photographs fill the museum walls. Most bikes have a copy of original literature displayed. The museum is located in the historic 1889 Hotel Washington in downtown Chehalis.
Lewis County Historical Museum is housed in the restored 1912 Burlington Northern train depot. It houses a variety of displays including an old-time parlor, kitchen, school house, American Indian room, turn-of-the-century logging equipment and a sought out local history research library located at 599 NW Front Way, Chehalis. For more information, call (360) 748-0831.
Referred to as the "Old Settlers Museum," the East Lewis County Historical Museum is located in Morton at the former home of Gust Backstrom, a Swedish immigrant. The museum showcases old logging and mining equipment. Located at 710 Main Street, the museum is open Saturday and Sunday (1pm to 4pm), Memorial Day through Labor Day. Admission is free. Please call (360) 496-6446.