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Needed Better Weather

A nice Visitors Center with some good opportunities for short easy hiking. The displays and film... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Santa Rosa, United States

The whole world heard about the eruption of Mount St Helens but to actually see it for yourself in... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
Sue M
Gold Coast, Australia
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There are so many things to do and see in South Columbia county. Two popular movies have had scenes filmed here and there are plenty of historic, haunted and scenic attractions in this town and county. October is the busiest month of the entire year...more
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2194 Columbia Blvd, Saint Helens, OR 97051-1739
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice Visitors Center with some good opportunities for short easy hiking. The displays and film were very informative. Clear weather is needed for good views of the volcano, and unfortunately good weather is in short supply in this part of the world. Go on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is a quaint small city on the columbia with a view of the MT, needs a better photo to represent this place. Interesting Movie history and haunted attractions

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

The whole world heard about the eruption of Mount St Helens but to actually see it for yourself in mind boggling. The movie is very informative and shows Mount St Helen as it was then the movie ends and the curtains slide back and you...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sue M
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Accommodating staff. Black/white movie shows the great volcano eruption . The movie audio was difficult to understand at times. Displays are educational and interesting. There is a good view of Mt. St. Helens (in the distance) on the left of the museum entrance. Snacks &...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

We visited St. Helens, Oregon and checked TripAdvisor for things to do. We read the reviews about the history of Mount St Helens and decided to visit. The Chamber of Commerce members were surprised when we asked them about the exhibits. Apparently, Mount St Helens...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Most of us are of an age to remember the volcanic eruption of Mt. Saint Helens. You will learn more about this fascinating eruption then you did with live tv coverage at the time. This is one of the best documented and most unusual eruption...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

The Visitors Centre is on your way to Saint Helen From Castle Rock and is a place to start your journey. You have a good view of Saint Helens from here. Some Interesting Exhibits and a short video about eruption. It is educative as well...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

A fun and interesting look at the mountain and the history of the events that led to the 1980 eruption and how the area has survived and replenished over the years

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

This is a great place to get all the background knowledge and advice for your visit. Everyone is very helpful.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank B138877
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

The visitor centre is great and chronicles the eruption of Mt St Helens in an excellent way. The drive up is beautiful and the effect of the eruptions unfolds as the drive climbs the mountain. The scenery is dramatic yet beautiful. Absolutely fascinating if you...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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