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“This was a fun and memorable stop”

Columbia River Maritime Museum
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US$100.00*
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Oregon Coast Day Trip: Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock
Ranked #1 of 56 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.
Reviewed 23 July 2013

We stopped at the Columbia River Maritime Museum on our way through Oregon and Washington. It was a lot of fun and we learned a lot about the Columbia River area and people that made their life there. It took about one and half hours to go through the museum and tour the rescue boat that's part of the museum. Of course the view of the bridge and Columbia are spectacular. It's also very kid friendly. Enjoy.

Thank Ron W
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

The museum's emphasis is on the Columbia River and it's exit into the Pacific Ocean. Very interesting descriptions of the duties of the "Pilots" who guide ships into the Columbia River channel and the Coast Guard's duties rescuing those who fail to safely make it across the "bars" at the mouth of the river.

Thank Eureka_9
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Reviewed 21 July 2013

This museum is very well done, and is extremely informative. There is so much history of the area including the Columbia River/Pacific bar--among the most dangerous in the world. Information on the demanding Coast Guard school was very interesting. My husband and I highly recommend it!

Thank chiefqueen
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

This is a very nice, well laid out museum with static and video displays. I was very impressed. I was impressed by the variety of of displays and topics. Very interesting and enjoyable. I'll visit again some time and spend a little more time.

Thank Shaymur
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

Nice museum with lots of information. Interesting displays with nice variety. Check out the boat out back.

Thank LMCG224
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