Clearwater Historical Museum invites folks to come see our collections that focus on the people, the history of Clearwater River Country, and its environs including Clearwater County, parts of Lewis, Nez Perce, Idaho and Shoshone counties

Our goal is to share the Clearwater River drainage rich legacy that started long before history was recorded. Our museum features artifacts relating to the Nez Perce People,Lewis and Clark Expedition, mining, early homesteading, farming, logging, and much more.

Mission Statement:

The purpose of the society shall be the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge about the history of Clearwater County.


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  • Everyone invited to 'Sneak Preview' of new CHM Building on 9/16/2017 09-14-2017

    Everyone is invited to a 'Sneak Preview' of the new Clearwater Historical Museum, 433 Bartlett St. Saturday, Sept. 16, from 2-4 p.m. The public is welcome to enjoy a tour, along with coffee and cookies. Donors are especially invited to come see what their contributions are accomplishing. The new museum is being constructed on land donated by Greta Cummings behind the elementary school ballfields. Check out some of the special features it will have such as board and bat siding made from the trees on the property. Be a part of preserving the history of Clearwater Country.

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