Aberdeen Museum of History

The Kurt Cobain Tour and More

Founded in 1981, the Aberdeen Museum of History is housed in the venerable Aberdeen Armory building. Throughout its lifetime, the Museum has seen a number of exhibits highlighting the unique background of the city of Aberdeen, not least of which is the Kurt Cobain tour. Visit and see preserved dioramic representations of Aberdeen's early 20th-century past, including the longstanding exhibits of a blacksmith shop, a fire engine, a Model T and a general store.

By far the most popular attraction in Aberdeen, the Kurt Cobain tour spans Aberdeen locations. Including the places where Cobain lived, worked and played music, the Aberdeen Museum of History features a comprehensive list of locations such as Weatherwax High School and the Young Street Bridge. Most of these, including Cobain's childhood home, are privately-owned property, so respect for the privacy of neighbors in the area is crucial. Kurt Cobain Memorial Park, however, is open to the public and claims peaceful views of the Wishkah River. 

The Aberdeen Museum of History is located at 111 East Third Street, and is open Tuesday- Saturday from 10 AM - 5 PM, Sun 12 PM - 4 PM, and closed Mondays. 

Admission is free, however, donations are suggested.