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Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center

990 SW Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, WA 98648
+1 800-991-2338
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990 SW Rock Creek Drive, Stevenson, WA 98648
+1 800-991-2338
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best way to learn about an area. We just had one day and stopping here was the best way to get information of the area

Thank Louis V
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this little museum and decided to stop. We were SO glad we did. This "little" museum packed a huge punch. So much history of the area - Lewis and Clark, Mt Saint Helens, Native Americans, early settlers . . . it was...More

Thank MrsKathyJC
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A great museum to learn more about the gorge - how the area was formed by nature and by settlers. Additionally, there is equipment outside the museum that looks very interested but we weren't able to see due to the winter weather. We'll definitely go...More

Thank KCrewtravels
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We backtracked to get here( saw signs but got lost) Think it was worth the backtrack Interesting film and artifacts Especially enjoyed looking at & reading about the flying Jenny plane as well as about the salmon

Thank jennyseinert
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This museum is well worth the stop. It gives a comprehensive history of the gorge and its people. Well worth the visit.

Thank kepad
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We stopped here on our way into Skamania Lodge. It was about 18.000 for two with AAA discount. The place has a lot of local history and they did a nice job explaining the history of the area. I like supporting places like this and...More

Thank tim805
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit to gain a deep appreciation of the natural and cultural history of the lower Columbia River area. Even more special because the museum is located right in the heart of the area it focuses upon. A visit lasting...More

Thank Jshrcougar
Reviewed 20 November 2016

For anyone who has any interest in the geology, the history, the people or economy of the Columbia Gorge, visiting this excellent center is a must

Thank David190343
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This museum is a bit out of the way--we saw it when we were on a sternwheeler cruise the day before. This museum tells a lot of the story of the Pacific Northwest--its history, the industries, settlement, etc. Lots of interesting items to see here....More

Thank Rhonda C
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I took a visitor here during a day trip of the Columbia Gorge. It's a smallish museum that you can tour in about an hour to learn about the history of the area, including about Native American history. Worthwhile for history buffs. Nicely done displays.

Thank 819SarahB
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