Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum
AttractionArts, Heritage & CultureMuseumNon-Profit
Explore the crossroads of history where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum has a collection of over 23,000 artifacts, photos, historic objects and displays in over 7300 sq. ft. of both permanent and special exhibition space. The permanent exhibition galleries showcase the rich history of our region where the Columbia River meets the Pacific Ocean. Opening with the history of the Chinook Indian Nation and cycling through later European exploration, Pioneer settlement and vibrant industry of the area, the Museum's six permanent galleries include interactive Rail Road displays, a life sized model village with boardwalk, and transplanted historic depot and Pullman narrow-gauge train car. The Museum's special exhibition gallery presents a schedule of 3-5 exhibitions per year. Many of the exhibitions are organized by the Museum and feature artworks and objects of local and national importance.