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Address: 300 E Port Marina Dr, Hood River, OR 97031-1198
Phone Number: +1 541-386-6772
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Discover culture and history through fresh, engaging exhibits, and exciting...

Discover culture and history through fresh, engaging exhibits, and exciting programs. Permanent Exhibits include: Native American Culture, Early Settlers, Timber and Logging, Agriculture, Recreation, the Hood River Japanese American story, and Luhr Jensen & Sons: Where Legends Were Made. Children's Exploration Space features hands on activities and educational displays for families and children of all ages.

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It was good to visit for the wind and kite surfer, my grand kids ran a lot here, they were better outside.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2016
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Salem, Oregon
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Boise, Idaho
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Very little substance. Not much in the way of local exhibits of artifacts to compliment the history of the area. Might want to go else where.

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Salem, Oregon
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

It was good to visit for the wind and kite surfer, my grand kids ran a lot here, they were better outside.

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Lyle, Washington
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The lady that volunteered told us a lot about the exhibit which made it very enjoyable. I don't think we would have got as much out of it otherwise. All in all worth stopping by.

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Thank Anna P
Marina del Rey, California
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This is a small museum but has a lot of local history. $5 to enter. It covers the history from olden days up to present hang gliding and skiing.

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1 Thank Joan1914
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

Enjoyed seeing the old sternwheeler wheel outside in park outside museum, with a legend board describing its colorful history.

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Thank Runewritet
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Cute place to see. $5.00 dollars to walk around. N see things! Near the beach n off the highway! U can see the bay across the way.

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Cashel, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2014

Well laid out and informative. It provided a good background knowledge for the settlement and devolpment of Hood River and its surrounding areas for tourists.

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stop at this eclectic display....learned about Luhr and his family's contribution to the area as well as an excellent overview of the pioneers in the area. The Cemetery Tales performances gave an awesome insight into some of the lives lived. Loved it! Look forward to other events in future. Definitely recommend a visit to museum and to... More 

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Seattle, WA
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110 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014

The museum is small but has a lot of interesting displays. We enjoyed the DVD on the history of the Japanese American community in Hood River and the presentation of Luhr Jensen. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. This is definitely worth a stop if you are near the Marina in Hood River. The small gift shop has some... More 

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Tigard, Oregon
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678 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2013

Although not very large, it was very interesting. Very good presentation on one of the early founders of Hood River, Luhr Jensen, and his fishing lures as well as a very good presentation on the Japanese internment in the area. Well worth a visit.

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