Molson Schoolhouse & Ghost Town
539 Molson Road
Molson, Washington, USA
(15 miles NE of Oroville, WA)
Hours: The Schoolhouse Museum is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 10a – 5p, 7 days a week. The Old Molson Ghost Town is open from April to November, daylight hours, weather permitting.
Entry Fee: There is no fee to visit either of museums, but donations are gladly accepted at the Schoolhouse. Please make sure you sign the visitor’s log book.
Directions: From Oroville, follow the signs from the intersection of Main and Central (at the gas station) towards Chesaw Road. Follow Chesaw Road for 10 miles until you see Molson Road on the left. Turn left onto Molson Road and follow it for 5 miles until you reach the town of Molson.
· Old Molson Ghost Town is located on the right as you enter into the town of Molson.
· Molson Schoolhouse Museum is located on the left as you reach the center of town.
Accessibility: The Schoolhouse has disabled parking, wheelchair ramp, restrooms, and a chair lift from the entrance to the interior main floor for people with disabilities. The upstairs and basement exhibit areas are only available by stairs.
The Ghost Town is basically a single level outdoors exhibit. The terrain is flat and either dirt or gravel. There are some paved pathways to assist mobility but most of the buildings have a step up to access the interiors and are not equipped with ramps. Equipment sheds are open and are level with the exterior grounds.
Contact: Inquiries about special events and group tours, (509) 485-3292
Mary Louise Loe, Director
915 Nine Mile Road
Oroville, WA 98844