The Columbia River Maritime Museum is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. every day except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Yes. The Museum is appropriate and accessible for all ages. Please note that children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by a guardian. Minors aged 11 and older may visit the museum without a guardian, but in case of emergency we do require the name of the minor and a phone number of an available adult be left at the front desk.
Yes. You are welcome to photograph images in the Museum for your personal use and not for reproduction.
No, but there is a wide variety of food services nearby. Your admission ticket is good for all-day access, so you may leave for a meal or snack and return to complete your Museum visit. Front Desk and Museum Store personnel have a list of local restaurants if you would like assistance.
Yes. The Museum has ample parking for cars and buses, as well as an area dedicated for daytime motor home use.
Yes. The Museum building is fully accessible for everyone, but the Lightship Columbia is not recommended for individuals with mobility challenges due to steep access ladders and elevated thresholds.
No, but audio and video are incorporated into various exhibits throughout the Museum.
Yes, you may schedule a guided tour. There is no charge for guided tours, though we do require a minimum of 10 people in your group and scheduling of your visit at least two weeks in advance. Contact Kathy Johnson for details.
Yes. The Museum Store follows the same hours of operation as the Columbia River Maritime Museum. You may visit the store without paying admission to the Museum.
Yes. Contact Kathy Johnson for information.
We recommend that you allow approximately two hours to fully experience the Museum.