Located in Astoria on the mouth of the Columbia River, this museum holds one of the largest collections of maritime artifacts ... More
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Located in Astoria on the mouth of the Columbia River, this museum holds one of the largest collections of maritime artifacts in the West. Astoria is the gateway to the trade and travel of the Pacific, and many a ship saw her demise in the often-rough waters of America's longest east-west river. This is the only accredited museum of its type in the western states and is Oregon's official maritime museum. From canoes to submarines, there is plenty of interesting water-vessel history to be explored.
At the end of the Lewis and Clark trail is the Coney Island of Oregon, aptly named Seaside. This tourist
town, at a 90 minutes drive from Portland, is a delight for tourists. Try the saltwater taffy, cotton candy, ...
Children of all ages will enjoy the imaginative exhibits and programs at this museum. Permanent exhibits include boats to sail,
a child sized grocery store, and a Creation Station where children work on an art or craft project.
An elegantly restored, historic preservation award winner, this nautical inn was formerly a convent for nuns teaching at the Astoria
Catholic School. Now a Bed & Breakfast featuring traditional furnishings, fireplaces, and twelve guest rooms with private baths, the ...