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Mt Hood Cultural Center and Museum

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Address: 88900 E Hwy 26, Business Loop, Government Camp, OR
Phone Number: (503) 272-3301
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Wedding rehersal dinner at Museum

Lots of interesting mountain gear & history of Mt. Hood, Timberline Lodge and the surrounding area. Staff is WONDERFUL.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2014
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Coquille, Oregon
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St Petersburg, FL
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86 reviews 86 reviews
37 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lots of memorabilia about skiing as well as information about the area. Helpful staff-recommended aTrilium Lake hiking trailto us when I asked about an easy hike, relatively flat. Turned out to be exactly what I was looking for.

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Los Altos, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A nice place to spend an hour and learn about the history and geography of the area, but not a destination in its own right.

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Monroe Twp., NJ
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109 reviews 109 reviews
44 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Skiing displays as well as other items of the Mt. Hood area. Small building but interesting. The staff is friendly.

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Coquille, Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Lots of interesting mountain gear & history of Mt. Hood, Timberline Lodge and the surrounding area. Staff is WONDERFUL.

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Eagle, Idaho
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We went to the cultural center to get information about hikes to take and things to do. They were very helpful and gave us great ideas on what to do for the two days there. It was well worth our time.

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

If you'd like a physical feel of the historic Government Camp, a visit to this museum is a must. It is upstairs from the visitors center, which has a helpful staff and brochures and maps for lodging and activities in the Mt. Hood area.

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Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews 48 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

This little cultural center has more to offer than its size would have you guess. Great little spot to go with the kids and a cute gift store on site.

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Welches, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

This information center is also a wonderful museum with great collection of Mt. and ski history! Staff and volunteers know the area. Has a wonderful area for small meetings and receptions. the bathrooms are very clean!

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Olympia, Washington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Very informative and friendly staff and as stated, well worth the stop. It has a wide degree of displays to see ranging from the Barlow Trail history to the Timberline Lodge and other local attractions. The telling of the history of 'The Mountain' explains itself well. The bookstore allows you to take more detailed history home for future reading. Easy... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

Staff very helpful, was just big enough for teen age boys not to be too bored

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