20 W Emma Street Rockford, Washington 99030

Town of Rockford

The organization was established in 1983 by a group of local citizens who wanted to preserve the history of Rockford and the surrounding area for generations in the future. Meetings are every second Friday of the month, February through November, at 11:30 at the Harvest Moon Restaurant. Everyone is welcome to attend.

The Rockford Area Museum and Historical Society manages three museums, each with a different emphasis.

The Pioneer Museum

Located at 10 South First Street

This museum is a two story building built in 1894 and is the oldest business building still open for public use. It houses collections of items that have been donated by local families from the early days of use.

The Pioneer Museum is open from Memorial Day weekend until the Fair in September, on Fridays from 10-3 and Sundays from 10-4.

Tours by appointment can be arranged by calling 509-291-3193.

The Military Museum 

Located at 140 W Emma Street

The museum is a log cabin build in 1923-24 as the Edward Leehan Post #165. You will see displays of uniforms and other military memorabilia plus information related to military service of local people who were either raised here or have moved to the area.

Tours by appointment can be arranged by calling 509-291-3193.

The Farm Museum 

Located at 102 S Willow Street

The "Ag Building" that houses the museum is in the Town Park (SE Spokane County Fairgrounds) and was built in 1990 by the Rockford Lion's Club. 

This museum houses a great collection of items used for farming and ranching over the years and is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the fair in September.

Tours by appointment can be arranged by calling 509-291-3193.

The Rockford History Book is available for sale for $30. The book covers the history of the town of Rockford, it's early settlers and many family stories, and historical information. Copies may be purchased from the Pioneer Museum, Hurd Mercantile or by calling 509-291-3193.

Rockford Area Museum and Historical Society
PO Box 32
Rockford Washington 99030