Marshfield Sun Printing Museum


P.O. Box 783

1049 North Front Street

Coos Bay, OR 97420

Contact Info:

(541) 267-3762


1 to 4 Tuesday through Saturday, Memorial Day to Labor Day. Other times by appointment.


Place Description:

The building has never been used for anything except the weekly newspaper, The Marshfield Sun, and job printing shop.  The equipment inside includes a rare Washington Hand Press, a Chandler Price Job Press, a proof press, paper cutter, perforator, mat casting machine, 14 type cabinets of 12 cases each, type setting equipment, and most copies of the newspaper published for 53 years by the same editor/publisher, Jesse Allen Luse.

Individual guide tours are given during the hours of operation and by appointment during other times.  There is no admission charge, but donations are encouraged.