185 NW 10th St.

Prineville, OR 97754


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Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Things to Explore

Bowman Museum

Located in the historic Crook County Bank building, the Bowman Museum has an abundance of Crook County history. Exhibits include the once prominent local timber industry, United States Forest Service, Les Schwab and the City of Prineville Railroad, which includes an actual caboose! There is also pioneer furniture, garments, tools, and other artifacts. Available for purchase are a great number of books for history buffs and gifts.

What you can explore

  • Real caboose that you can go inside
  • Pioneer furnishings
  • Old-fashioned clothing & uniforms
  • Pioneer tools
  • History of logging in the area
  • Other antique artifacts

Fees & Hours

Free admission. (Donations requested.)

SUMMER (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
Mon-Fri: 10 am – 5 pm
Sat & Sun: 11 am – 5 pm

Mon: Closed
Tue-Fri: 10 am – 5 pm
Sat: 11 am – 5 pm
Sun: Closed

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