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Water Resources Education Center

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Address: 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA
Phone Number: 696-8478
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Fun and interactive activity!

My kids enjoy coming here to learn and explore. Great place, very clean and the staff is very knowledgeable! Kids have take a few school field trips here, but still are thrilled... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My kids enjoy coming here to learn and explore. Great place, very clean and the staff is very knowledgeable! Kids have take a few school field trips here, but still are thrilled to go back!

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The Water Resources Education Center is a gem! There are many exhibits designed to teach us about our water and how to be better stewards. There are many exhibits that are hands on to enlighten us on everything water. The kids will love looking at the fish tank and taking part in a multitude of learning experiences. For toddlers, there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

By itself it is boring, unless you have smaller kids. But they have great events that utilize the space and grounds perfectly, and you can see the usual exhibits also!

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The grounds and the building are immaculate. So much to learn, hard to take it all in in one visit. A beautiful view of the Columbia River off the top balcony.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

There are lots of interactive things to do while you are learning about the subjects of watersheds etc. Great place for kids to learn about conservation and preservation of the water resources and electricity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Water Resource Center is such an amazing place. They host many activities throughout the year and most are FREE. If you're child is interested in rivers, fish, water or just likes getting their hands dirty, this is the place to visit. A favorite activity they host each year is the Critter Count. Check their calendar for upcoming events.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This is a learning experience and great fun place for the Whole family. Who knew there was so much about Water we did not know. This is a must especially for Home School Projects.

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We took our grandchildren here after researching things to do in Vancouver. They are ages 7, 5, and 2 so we weren't sure if we'd find a place to please them all but we were pleasantly surprised. The Center is a beautiful facility scenically located along the Columbia River. The activities, exhibits, and staff made for a really fun time.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Interesting exhibits, educational but fun. If you go during the week, you might be able to listen in on a field trip information program and learn more about the migrating fish in the Columbia River. In good weather your kids can visit and feed the ducks in the creek outside!! For those looking for a venue for a large group... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great displays, lovely location and building, interested staff, interactive exhibits, worth a short visit, especially if you care at all about conserving our planet.

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Additional Information about Water Resources Education Center

Address: 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA
Phone Number: 696-8478
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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