The history in the museum was educational and interesting, could have spent hours but ran out of time.
About Columbia River Maritime Museum
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Not a museum lover myself, but knew my hubby would enjoy it. You can meander thru a maze of rooms depicting different aspects of boating life and military action on the Columbia River. Very much enjoyed the tour thru the Lightship Columbia which was part...More
This was a very informative museum. I loved the info on the bar and the difficulty of boats getting through this. Also the canning industry was very interesting to me. I was very much interested in learning about the Japanese flags that the Japanese solders...More
I wasn't excited about going (another boat museum) but my husband wanted to see this. I am so glad we went. It was outstanding. Interestingly, they had an exhibit about Japanese and WW2. I highly recommend this. Parking is easy, free and plentiful.
The Maritime Museum in Astoria gives you a great understanding of the mighty Columbia. The displays are thoughtfully executed and one experiences the many historical eras of the river. Definitely worth a stop in your travels between Oregon and Washington.
Interesting history of Astoria and the treacherous waters of the area. Great stories of fishermen and settlement of the area. As history buffs, we really enjoyed it. The tour of the retired US Coast Guard ship was fun as well, and included with the museum...More
This museum has a vast assortment of maritime exhibits. Also interesting film on "crossing of the bar" at the mouth of the Columbia where it meets the Pacific. As part of the museum price you are allowed to board the Columbia ship moored in the...More
I'll admit I wasn't gung-ho to visit this museum and thought the senior price of $12.00 each was steep, but once I got inside and started checking things out I was amazed, thought it worth every penny to get in and had a hard time...More