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Maryhill Museum of Art

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Address: 35 Maryhill Museum Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620-4601
Phone Number: +1 509-773-3733
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Housed in a majestic Beaux Art mansion overlooking the Columbia River...

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, sculptures and watercolors by Auguste Rodin - one of the largest collections in the US - and much, much more. Cafe, museum shop, sculpture garden, & picnic grounds on-site.

In 2012 the museum opened its 25,000 square foot Mary & Bruce Stevenson Wing, featuring a dedicated arts education suite, a cafe with terrace seating and sweeping views of the Gorge and Mount Hood.

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The Maryhill Museum of Art may be in the middle of nowhere but it is well worth the drive! Fantastic art collection and interesting history into Sam Hill who was supportive in the... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The Maryhill Museum of Art may be in the middle of nowhere but it is well worth the drive! Fantastic art collection and interesting history into Sam Hill who was supportive in the road expansion in the northwest U.S. Also, the chess piece collection on the lower level of the museum is amazing! Nice cafe too!

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Tigard, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful museum! I love the little fashion dolls on the top floor. The fashions of the forties were so amazing. The craftsmanship is wonderful. I have been here before,but have never watched the video on Sam Hill. He built Maryhill. He was responsible for so many of the roads and highways we all enjoy. The indian exhibits... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You really ought to see the video near the entry about how this place came to be -- Sam Hill, and all his worldly friends. Then the Queen of Roumania exhibit makes more sense -- she came all the way from Europe to bless the place in 1926. Some treasures of art here, indeed, some Auguste Rodin sculptures that you... More 

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on a whim on our way to Goldendale and were shocked at the depth and quality of this museum. Definitely worth the $9 price of admission! Cafe was good, just a few tables, reasonably priced, wonderful view of Mt Hood and he Colombia River!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband had visited years ago and surprised me with a visit on our holiday trip. What an amazing place. Where in the west can you see so much famous art, statues, and chess sets among Russian art works and pieces! This is a hidden gem. The history of the house is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Un Cruises" runs a fabulous cruise (recommend over 50"s) for 7 days to and from Portland Oregon along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Cruise along the mighty Columbia River and learn the history of Lewis and Clarke's charting of the Oregon Trail. The Ships "The Legacy" is a recreation of an old coastal steamer, and offers a wonderful old fashioned... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In my opinion, it is worth the trip to come to the Maryhill Museum. The Maryhill rivals museums in Paris in its collection. The story of Sam Hill's attempt to create a town at Maryhill is extraordinarily fascinating. The children's area is wonderful, lots of coloring opportunities related to the location. Cannot recommend highly enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This neat art museum is tucked away on the north side of the Colombia River across from Hood River OR. CAn you say Rodan, Picasso, Renoir? They have some! And much more. Well worth the stop to peruse some great collected art works.

Thank John P
Seattle, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was so surprised to find and tour the Maryhill Museum of Art. Amazed that such a fine collection exists in such a remote location. When it was established 100 years ago, it was even more remote, obviously, but the caliber of the works here would be impressive in any major metropolitan location. Sam Hill's vision was impressive and lasting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This remote museum is a must with an incredible history and a fantastic vista. It tells the story of Samuel Hill, a mover and shaker in the Pacific NW at the turn of the previous century. The collection features many Rodin sculptures but also contains many articles from the European scene, particularly Romania. There is also an extensive Native American... More 

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