welcomes visitors intrigued by how the past fashions the now. We celebrate the many peoples whose histories, cultures, and contemporary life overlap here. Lewis and Clark documented a small Indian village nearby. Today we spotlight pivotal cultural contributions to who we are as a community: Native American, pioneer and settler, agriculturists and loggers, the Japanese and LatinX experiences, and the thrilling world of mountain and water sports.
Interprets the Natural and Cultural history of what’s considered the heart of the Columbia River Gorge through award winning, thought provoking displays, artifacts, text panels.
Our museum features a Telly award winning geology film to wet your appetite of the Gorge’s creation, Native American history and beautiful baskets, a life size Fishwheel replica, World’s largest Rosary collection, quilts, art, airplane, automobiles, logging, railroad, riverboat, mining history, and much more?
Immerse yourself in the history, culture and hospitality of the people who have lived on this land for more than 10,000 years. Come to Tamástslikt Cultural Institute and experience the storied past, rich present and bright future of our tribes through interactive exhibits, special events and a Living Culture Village. More than just a museum, Tamástslikt celebrates the traditions of Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes. With dramatic exhibits, renowned artwork and interesting — and yes, fun — events year-round. Tamástslikt Cultural Institute offers a 10,000-year-voyage in a single afternoon.
is one of the Northwest’s most fascinating cultural destinations, with plenty to engage visitors both inside and out.
Experience a gallery of works by Auguste Rodin, European and American paintings, objects from the palaces of Queen Marie of Romania, Orthodox icons, unique international chess sets, and haute couture miniatures of Théâtre de la Mode. A permanent display of art made by Indigenous Peoples of North America features a wide array of baskets, beadwork, carved wood and lithics, as well as other material from prehistoric through contemporary. The museum also presents rotating special exhibitions, educational programs, family activities and special events.
Outside you can enjoy expansive views of the Columbia River Gorge and the William and Catherine Dickson Sculpture Park, which is dotted with large-scale outdoor sculpture from the museum’s permanent collection. The museum’s grounds are an official site on the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, and a Native Plant Garden highlights plants collected by Lewis and Clark’s Corps of Discovery during their 1805-1806 trek through the area. A café and museum shop make for a well-rounded experience.
Nearby is a full-size Stonehenge replica built by Sam Hill, the museum’s founder, and the historic Maryhill Loops Road.
Our Mission is to gather, preserve, research, interpret and exhibit objects and materials related to Sherman County.
Patriotism, Pride and Anguish
“O beautiful for patriot dream” Pride and anguish, gain and loss...Civil War to the Vietnam conflict. Medals. Ominous armament. Hopeful young faces. Footlockers. Uniforms. (Civil War Veterans of Sherman County)
A Century of Rural Living
“America! America!” Richly detailed period rooms. An elegant formal parlor. A General Store. Dental and medical exhibits. A country kitchen. School. Church. Toys. Business tools and equipment. Textiles. Photographs.
Sherman County Journal: Paper, Ink & Presses
“Freedom of the Press” In the beginning, Sherman County newspaper competition was fierce. Community citizens could go to bed one night and not know who would have control over their news the following day.
Cultivation, Conservation and Clothespins
The newest exhibit, takes the visitor from horsepower to engine power and electricity with large wheat farming implements, an authentic 1930s electric kitchen, and soil and water conservation.
Oregon Trails, Rails & Roads in Sherman County
“O beautiful for spacious skies...” Native Tenino Indians. Lewis and Clark. Fremont. Oregon Trail pioneers. Hardy settlers on the Columbia Plateau.
Wheat Through The Ages
“For amber waves of grain...” Scientific research tools. The blacksmith and leather shops so necessary to the farmer. Wheat production and grain storage tools and equipment. Soil. Seed. Risk. Bounty. It's a global affair!
Featured Local Artist
Each month, a different local artist's work is on display in the museum.
is an unassuming little building that boasts a significant history. This wood-frame, two-story building in The Dalles once was the seat of government for the largest county in the United States. The building is one of the last surviving territorial courthouses and is on the National Register of Historic Places. When Wasco County was established in 1854, the county boundaries extended from the summit of the Cascade Mountains to the summit of the Rockies, and included parts of Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. View historical items and artifacts from those early days when this was the first county courthouse built west of the Rockies. Located behind The Dalles Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors/ Center, in Trevitt’s Historic District.
410 West 2nd Place PO Box 839 The Dalles, Oregon 97058
is located in the heart of The Dalles downtown historic district. The museum captures the history, craftsmanship, and culture that shaped America, as seen through the lens of the signage and advertising industry.
The museum is filled with one of the largest collections of neon signage and artifacts related to the sign industry in the world.
is operated by the Camas-Washougal to collect information, documents and photographs that tell the story of the history and development of the Camas and Washougal area. Visitors from all over come to the museum to research their homes, property, and relatives.
Two Rivers Heritage Museum is rich in the history and culture of our past. We invite you to visit!
1 Durgan St, Washougal, WA
is located at the eastern gateway to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum is home to numerous exhibits to help introduce visitors to the geology, flora, fauna, history, and economic development of the Gorge. Learn how balance among many competing interests is helping preserve the region for future generations.
The SAGE Center is an interactive museum & visitor center that highlights Sustainable AGriculture and Energy in Morrow County.
Developed by the Port of Morrow, the SAGE Center gives visitors a unique opportunity to learn about the technology that takes place locally within the Port of Morrow and region without visiting each industry.
In addition to serving as an interactive visitor center, the SAGE Center offers a unique setting for various events and functions.