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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
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


Sundays on the Gorge Presents:

Lewis and Clark living-history expert Tom Wilson August 17th at 2:00 p.m.

A Lewis & Clark Expedition living-history expert is coming to the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson, Wash. In a sense, Tom Wilson will be coming home Sunday, Aug. 17. Wilson is a retired teacher who now volunteers at Fort Clatsup as a ranger. He has also worked with the Maritime Museum in Astoria on river transportation and exploration curriculum. The presentation will be held in the DeGroote Theater at 2 p.m. and is free with paid admission to the museum. See you on the 17th!

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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.