Come Visit Us!
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
Looking For Your Next Field Trip?
Special rates and discounts for school groups.


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


Columbia Gorge
Interpretive Center

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


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


Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center invites you to their 22nd annual silent auction and dinner on March 14th.

This year’s theme is “The Hollywood Walk of Fame.” Guests are encouraged to dress as their favorite star (past or present) as they walk the red carpet and enjoy a delicious dinner catered by Skamania Lodge and live music.

Attendees will have the opportunity to bid on items ranging from overnight stays at Skamania Lodge to pieces created by local artists and more. There is also a live auction portion of the night for those who enjoy the excitement of bidding wars.

Call 509-427-8211 to purchase your tickets during business hours. Tickets are $40 per person.

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.