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“Great family experience”

Columbia River Maritime Museum
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US$100.00*
and up
Oregon Coast Day Trip from Portland: Astoria and Cannon Beach
Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Astoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A museum celebrating the history of ship travel on the Columbia River.
Molalla, Oregon
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great family experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2012

This is a family favorite especially when the weather is nasty. Great indoor activity. They did a good job and presenting the history as well as more current history of the river and the area.

Visited October 2011
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Astoria, Oregon
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Unique museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

This is a popular stop for tourists but locals also support the venue. Awesome exhibits portray the real-life danger of the mighty mouth of the Columbia River! Great for all ages too.

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Lacey, Washington
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132 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“If you want to more about the Columbia River Bar this is the place to go.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

Been to the museum several times and always enjoy it. The price may be a little steep ($12.00 for couples) but what isn't expensive nowadays. The history of maritime wrecks on the Columbia is amazing. Always enjoy the display on the USCG and their training.

Visited March 2012
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Boise, Idaho
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82 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Outstanding - Educational - Entertaining”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

This museum more than lives up to its reputation.
It actually requires more than one visit to take it all in!
It is easy to lose track of time as you wonder through their fantastic interactive exhibits.
The series of displays proceed from room to room revealing new and pleasing surprises at every turn.
The Lightship Columbia is open for tours. Also look for the Pilot Boat Peacock.
Love their River Cam http://www.crmm.org/wx/popup.htm

Visited January 2012
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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4 reviews
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“So Informative!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

The movie was excellent. Watched twice.
The range and magnitude of exhibits awesome.
Wish there was a plan by painted arrows, etc to follow to avoid circles and dead ends.

Visited February 2012
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