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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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Really good museum with changing exhibits

I have visited this museum several times and have never been disappointed. There are interesting permanent exhibits and some galleries have rotating exhibits. These have been... read more

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Hilo, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have visited this museum several times and have never been disappointed. There are interesting permanent exhibits and some galleries have rotating exhibits. These have been exceptionally fine exhibits plus the site is beautiful, overlook the Columbia River. There is also a very nice, small, gift shop. It you are ANYWHERE nearby it is very much worth a stop.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not expect such a fine and varied collection outside a metropolitan area. A beautiful setting above the Columbia River.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a moment to savor a special place - the Maryhill Museum. The story of the mansion is as fascinating as its eclectic collections. The French "couture dolls' will delight both history and fashion buffs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had hoped to get out to see this museum and had read about it extensively but nothing prepared me for the exquisite setting, curation, novelty and surprise. The eye delights at every turn with story telling as much as education and unique pieces. Be sure and go to the chess set exhibit downstairs. We went two days in a row... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Maryhill museum collections are primarily made up of the personal collections and donations of a few people. The main collection is the furniture and other items of Queen Marie of Romania. It is an interesting story on how she became connected to the museums builder. There is an extensive collection of native american pottery, baskets and clothing. The labels... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really interesting museum - had sections of local history and sections of historical items from around the world.

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Yakima, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is plenty of parking, a cafe, and a gift shop. But the best part, of course are the displays. There is always a traveling exhibit...this year the Native American Trade Blankets, which were beautiful. The Theatre de Mode (tiny fashion mannequins) from the 1940s were amazing. Each year they change the assortment on display. Other permanent displays are the... More 

Thank Angela and Ron G
Kentwood, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

According to John Tuhy, author of SAM HILL, he was called The Prince of Castle Nowhere. Obviously it is somewhere, and that is on the Washington side of the Columbia River gorge at Maryhill in Washington State. This is a draw not only for architecture buffs, as it is as close to European castle as you will find in the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sam Hill was a road builder just after the turn of the 20th Century. Among others, U.S. 97 was his baby. He was wealthy, and knew people at the top of English society, including the English born Queen Marie, who took a trainload full of Romanian art treasues out of that country during WW1. Some of it wound up in... More 

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Claremont, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Permanent exhibits, accessible to everyone, include works by Auguste Rodin; photos of Samuel Hill (the museum founder); art nouveau posters, photographs, glasswork and memorabilia of Loïe Fuller (1863–1928), pioneer of modern dance whose influence sparked a new generation of dancers in the early 1900s, and who convinced Sam Hill to turn his mansion into an art museum; a Native American... More 

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