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Maryhill Museum of Art

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Very eclectic art collection

We hadn't been here in a couple of decades. The building was Sam Hill's "ranch house", although I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
A wonderful surprise with a fabulous view...

We trekked out to an isolated area near the river, past a winery, and found a treasure trove of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Housed in a majestic Beaux Art mansion overlooking the Columbia River Gorge, Maryhill Museum of Art is one of the NW's most fascinating cultural destinations. Explore world-class European & American art, an extensive American Indian art collection...more
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35 Maryhill Museum Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620-4601
+1 509-773-3733
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 15, 2008

The Maryhill Museum was originally a home built for Sam Hill..yes, this is Sam Hill country, as in "What in Sam Hill...". The museum is actually a beautiful, very unique mansion that sits by itself overlooking the eastern entrance to the Columbia River Gorge. The...More

3  Thank rocks_for_brains
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Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

I visited this museum years ago and I would have given it a good review at the time. My wife and I were making the drive from Walla Walla to Portland and she found the Cafe on the Museum website. We diverted across the river...More

2  Thank AngusDad
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We hadn't been here in a couple of decades. The building was Sam Hill's "ranch house", although I certainly wouldn't call it that! They've added an extension since we were here before that contains the cafe (with a beautiful view) and the chess collection that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We trekked out to an isolated area near the river, past a winery, and found a treasure trove of chest sets and some other great surprises. This museum was built as a home for a family, but serves instead as a home for art in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is in wonderful building designed by Sam Hill. There are three full floors of exhibits. Modern dancer Loïe Fuller provided the genesis of the collection including several works of her friend Auguste Rodin. Sam’s dear friend, Queen Marie of Romania, contributed Orthodox icons and...More

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Reviewed September 20, 2018

They have the OPB's film on Sam Hill and a room I did not see at the end on the gowns worn to the dedication of this place as an art museum by royalty or Romania who had become friends of Hill after his help....More

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Reviewed September 19, 2018

Fascinating history and collection wit something everyone will enjoy. Watch the kids.. breakables! Some usuals object too.

Thank Sheila M
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This is a big surprise along Highway 14 in the Columbia River Gorge. The collection is varied from chess sets to Rodin. Various parts of the museum show how art is created. Do you like Native American history? A large display. A large collection of...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Learned a lot about the development of the Columbia Gorge and local transportation. Great Native American exhibit.

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Reviewed August 28, 2018

This is the second time we visited the Maryhill Museum of Art and once again, one of the best parts of the visit was the time we spent outside, enjoying a picnic on the grass in the shade of many trees overlooking the beautiful Columbia...More

Thank Walter747
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The Columbia River Gorge has so many natural beauties to share, that is what I often focus on in making recommendations to people visiting the area, but Maryhill Museum of Art, along with Stonehenge and Columbia River Scenic Highway, reflect the talent and ambition of...More

Thank 60KnowsWhatSheLikes
Reviewed August 8, 2018

See the video to learn about Sam Hill and then spend time to admire the diverse and beautiful art in this 4-floor building. They have a lot of works by Auguste Rodin and informational aids for the visitor, as well as activities for children. The...More

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June 25, 2018|
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Response from Rachel B | Property representative |
The museum is accessible. If you require assistance during your visit to Maryhill Museum of Art, please let us know. A security officer or museum staff member is happy to help. Maryhill is wheelchair accessible. Most... More
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October 30, 2017|
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Response from Rachel B | Property representative |
Adults $12 Seniors (65 and older) $10 College (with school I.D.) $9 Youth (ages 7–18) $5 Family Admission (2 adults and related children 7–18) $30 Museums for All - $2 per person when you present an Electronic Benefits... More
Larry H
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Brian R | Reviewed this property |
A great place! Always changing. Chess Board Gallery.