Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center, Stevenson

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