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Address: 4600 S.E. Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA
Phone Number: 696-8478
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Great Place for Families

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Puyallup, Washington
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Puyallup, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Vancouver
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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Portland, Oregon
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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Portland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Perfect place to take the kids on a rainy day. Very educational and interesting information on the various rivers in the area and the fish that inhabit the area. Much information in the ecosystems..

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Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Hey what can I say, take the kids and learn a little on a rainy day, there is no charge to visit, small but something to do when you cant find anything else.

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Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Beautiful building, great place to rent to hold events, Clean, well equipped and good parking. The free educational activities are always great for kids.

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Vancouver, Washington
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Great learning experience and beautiful view of the Columbia river. Some wonderful hands-on activities for the kids.

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Vancouver, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
40 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is a great place to take kids and adult's!! Very educational and allots off activities. Nice trail to walk around,and the best all is free!

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Vancouver, WA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a great place for families to bring their children for educational activities. It is also a great place to rent the upstairs beautiful conference room with kitchen. I have attended a 50th birthday party of a friend, a conference, a meeting, and every December I help host the Junior Symphony of Vancouver Christmas Concert there. It is a... More 

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VANCOUVER
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38 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

A water treatment plant? well, yes, but a lot more. One can see it from Highway 14 and it looks like a very nice commercial set of buildings. Driving up to it one sees that it is a beautiful set of buildings. The water treatment part is all hidden indoors and their are no odors or any hint of it's... More 

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