Explore history at the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco. Here, you’ll learn about the unique area where the Columbia River pours into the Pacific. You’ll discover the Chinookan People, the European explorers, the first Pioneer settlements and the vibrant industry that blossomed here.

The Museum spreads over 7,300 square feet of permanent and special exhibits. Learn about the unique area where the Columbia River pours into the Pacific. The largest artififact, a narrow-guage, passenger coatch built in 1889 by Pullman Palace Car Company, is located outside.

Admission is usually $5 for adults, $4 for seniors (55+), $2.50 for teens and FREE for kids under age 12. However, the entire family can receive FREE admission on Thursdays thanks to a generous sponsorship by the Port of Ilwaco.

Learn more here: http://columbiapacificheritagemuseum.org/