Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, Stevenson

(4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 
  • 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, settlem...  more »
  • Very nice...given the area. Unfortunately not a lot of what I expected....Columbia River "then and now"....contrasting the Columbia today with the + Though there were several river related artifacts: salmon trapping device, logging and saw mill tools, train engine....there were some unrelated collections that the museum has been entrusted to hold...such as a fairly comprehensive rosary in particular stuck with a swastika instead of a cross! The main theater was down, so we had to watch the 20 minute video in DVD standard definition (boy, are we spoiled). Most of it focused on the geological formation of the Columbia River Gorge and not much on the Lewis & Clark Corps of Discovery and how the Columbia may have looked in their days.
  • Nice little museum. It's interesting learning the history of the Columbia river area. Has a small little gift shop.
  • Quite impressed. Good job Stevenson! Great place to learn about the natural and industrial history of the Columbia Gorge that includes the diversity of settlers to this area of the Northwest.
  • Great place to learn more about the Gorge