Columbia River Maritime Museum

Explore the history of the Columbia River from the days of dugout canoes, through the age of sail, to present.  Discover the stories of the legendary Columbia River Bar, one of the most dangerous passages in the world, at the nationally renowned Columbia River Maritime Museum.​

​More than a traditional museum, the Columbia River Maritime Museum is a unique combination of experiences where
​an extensive collection of seafaring vessels, maritime artifacts, and fine art come to life through exciting and informative exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities.

Contact Information

Caroline Wuebben
Reservations and Information:

1792 Marine Drive, Astoria, Oregon 97103, United States

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Other Information

  • Hours Open

    9:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Daily Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
  • Seasons Open

    Open Daily
  • Prices and Fees

    $16.00 Adults 18+, $13.00 Seniors 65+, Children 6-17 $5,00, Children 5 and under Free
  • Accessibility

    Ample complimentary parking is available onsite for Museum visitors. The Museum building and 3D theater are fully accessible; however, the Lightship Columbia is not recommended for those with mobility challenges.