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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.


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

Tales of the Pacific Crest Trail

Featuring Bernadette Murray

Sunday, April 19th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Adults: $10, Seniors: $8, Children: $6, Society Members: Free

Bernadette Murray, a graduate of Stevenson High School, will give a talk-and-slide presentation on her family’s trek on the Pacific Crest Trail at the Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center Museum in Stevenson. It will be held on Sunday, April 19, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Read More!

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.