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Address: 200 West Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
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If you have any interest in the modern history of the Columbia River and it's inhabitants, you definitely need to visit this museum. Very modern with great use of technology to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

If you have any interest in the modern history of the Columbia River and it's inhabitants, you definitely need to visit this museum. Very modern with great use of technology to tell the story of this area. Admission includes access to a retired lighthouse shop....another interesting story.

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Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We visited this on a cruise stop. Small, but enjoyable. Plan to cover the basic museum in about 1 hour. A nice amount of time if you are in town for a limited period and like boats.

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Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A wonderfull place to visit while travelling down from Vancouver to the Panama Canal. great people from all walks of life and in our short visit made many friends. This is a great reminder of the perils of the sea and if you visit spend a little time reading the inscriptions.

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Albany, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We ate our lunch here, and enjoyed more than the food. The trolley came by a couple of times, trawlers passed down-river, and we learned some maritime history as we browsed through the memorial's walls. Water tragedy is no respecter of occupation, age, expertise or era, and it was sobering to read the names and stories. We also enjoyed the... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Being in Astoria on Memorial weekend, we felt if appropriate to visit the memorial and it was worth it. It was quite touching to see the flowers on the various memorial plaques and to see the community support of the families that have lost someone.

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Gosford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

very moving tribute to all fisherman, seafarers and coast guard men and women who have lost their lives leaving from the Columbia River. good place for quiet reflection and a small insight to how important the river/ocean lifestyle is to this town

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Oregon Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a small, lovely outdoor Memorial to all those men and women whose lives interacted with the sea. It's almost underneath the big Astoria-Megler bridge. We enjoy this nice spot every time we visit. This spring, the trees near the picnic tables had pretty pink blossoms. The views are spectacular. It's easy to reach via the trolley or the... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This memorial was just a short walk from our hotel, it was very moving to read the names of those individuals lost, who's lives had been spent working on or near the water... A must see if visiting Astoria...

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a very nicely laid out and thoughtful memorial park right along the Columbia River and just under the Astoria-Megler Bridge. We especially loved the views of the bridge from the park. If you need refreshment the Three Cups Coffee House right across the street is great for coffee and/or lunch.

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Brenham, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This Museum is great for kids and adults alike. Very well done and full of interactive exhibits which tell the story of maritime in the Americas from early on til now. The abundance of video and recorded conversations of live experiences of those who have gone though the storms makes it all come to life and be real. Allow at... More 

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Address: 200 West Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Astoria

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