This Oregon Museum Is Actually An Old Jail And It’s As Fascinating As It Sounds

Over the years, Oregon has served as the backdrop for many famous movies. From The Goonies to One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, plenty of feature films have been shot in the Beaver State. The Oregon Film Museum is a cute little attraction tucked away in the town of Astoria. Dedicated to celebrating Oregon films, this museum makes for a perfect family day trip. This is one jail you won’t ever want to leave. Check it out:

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The Oregon Film Museum is located at 732 Duane St., Astoria, OR 97103. Have you visited this one-of-a-kind place before? If so, we’d love to hear what your experience was like! Share your photos with us in the comments below.

For more fun day trip ideas in the Beaver State, check out our previous article: This All-Day Float Trip Will Make Your Oregon Summer Complete.