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Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum

115 SE Lake St
Ilwaco, WA

360.642.3446

Open Tues – Sat: 10 – 4 Closed Mondays & Sundays THURSDAYS are FREE Please call 360-642-3446 for detailed schedules.

Columbia River Maritime Museum

Columbia River Maritime Museum

1792 Marine Drive
Astoria OR

503.325.2323

Open daily from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Cranberry Museum & Demonstration Farm

Cranberry Museum & Demonstration Farm

2907 Pioneer Rd
Long Beach, WA

360.642.5553

Open April-Dec. See cranberry harvest 2nd weekend in October. Self-guided walking tours.

Knappton Cove Heritage Center

Knappton Cove Heritage Center

521 State Route 401
Naselle (Knappton), WA

503.738.5206

Historic USPHS Quarantine Station.  The Columbia River’s “Ellis Island”, a U.S. Quarantine Station served as one of two major federal quarantine stations north of San Francisco.  Its buildings were used to quarantine immigrants carrying diseases such as the bubonic plague, yellow fever, cholera, small pox and typhus between 1899 and 1938.  Museum Open Summer Saturdays...

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Cape Disappointment State Park

Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Cape Disappointment State Park

Ilwaco, WA

360.642.3029

Perched on a cliff 200 feet above the mouth of the Columbia River, the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center tells the story of the Corps of Discovery’s journey, focusing particularly on their Pacific Coast stay. It’s a wonderful stop for families, with interactive exhibits that let children try to pack a canoe without tipping it,...

Lewis & Clark National Historic Park

Lewis & Clark National Historic Park

92343 Fort Clatsop Road
Astoria, Oregon 97103

503.861.2471

Explore the timeless rainforests and majestic coastal vistas. Discover the rich heritage and culture of the Chinook people and unfold the dramatic stories of America’s most famous explorers. Lewis and Clark National Historical Park encompasses sites along the Columbia River and the Pacific Coast. Follow the explorer’s footsteps and have an adventure in history. Check...

Marsh’s Free Museum

409 Pacific Ave S
Long Beach, WA

360.642.2188

Marsh’s Free Museum is fun for the whole family. Amazing oddities, a place where troubles are forgotten and laughs and smiles are free. Downtown Long Beach. Home of the world famous Jake the Alligatorman.

Northwest Carriage Museum

Northwest Carriage Museum

314 Alder St

360.942.4150

History abounds at the Northwest Carriage Museum in Raymond, Washington. Come visit one of the finest collections of 19th Century carriages, buggies, wagons and historical artifacts in the country. Our museum is family friendly, educational, historical and a great place for individuals or group tours.

Pacific County Historical Society Museum

Pacific County Historical Society Museum

1008 Robert Bush Dr W
South Bend, WA 98586

360.875.5224

The Pacific County Historical Society actively collects records and artifacts related to Pacific County history. The collection includes over 10,000 photographic images, 1,500 historical artifacts, and 500 lineal feet of archival records. These unique collections attract hundreds of professional researchers to the Society’s museum each year as well as being the basic resource for the...

Sea Resources Inc/Chinook Hatchery

70 Houchen Road
Chinook, WA

360.777.8229

Willapa Bay Interpretive Center

Willapa Bay Interpretive Center

Port of Peninsula
Nahcotta, WA

360.665.4547

Open Memorial Day-Labor Day Fri-Sun and holidays, 11-4

World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

303 Sid Snyder Dr W
Long Beach, WA

360.642.4020

Presenting the 2500-year-old history of the kite, this unique American museum exists to preserve the kite’s past, to record its present developments and to honor the people dedicated to kites. Here, you will see fantastic kites from around the world and throughout history in an ever-changing array of exhibits. From the teeny-tiniest, to a 200-foot...