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Only 45 minutes from Portland, OR.
Local History
Nearly 200 local stories and counting! Learn about Skamania County from residents past and present.
Rain or Shine
Don't forget about the outside exhibits when you visit.
After Hours
Hold your next meeting, party, or special event in our Grand Gallery
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Special rates and discounts for school groups.

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28th Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser

This year our largest fundraiser is going VIRTUAL!!! Our 28th annual Silent auction will take place from 8 am on Thursday, November 18th and run until 5 pm on Sunday, December 5th. During this time you will be able to visit our auction website at and create your personalized account to bid on exciting items donated by local and other businesses. This auction supports the continued operation of the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum. Keeping History Alive. Happy Bidding!


Open Daily:
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day


Adults: $10
Children (6-12): $6
Seniors (60+): $8
Students: $8
Family Rate (4): $30 Military:10% off AAA:10% off


Columbia Gorge
Interpretive Center

990 SW Rock Creek Dr
P.O. Box 396
Stevenson, WA 98648


(800) 991-2338
(509) 427-8211

We Would Love to Host Your Next Event


    Featured Exhibits

    First People

    Grand Gallery

    First Peoples focuses on the history of the original people to live in this area of the Gorge, the Cascade Chinook. The Emory Strong Library is also visible, showing his collection of early-man artifacts.

    The largest gallery in the museum is Harvesting Resources, which focuses on the timber and fishing industries in the Gorge. It also contains a waterfall. Four very large artifacts are on display.