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Maryhill Museum of Art

35 Maryhill Museum Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620-4601
+1 509-773-3733
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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, 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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
35 Maryhill Museum Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620-4601
+1 509-773-3733
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped here during a cruise up the river. Oddity in the middle of no where. However, they have a fascinating chess set collection.

Thank HappyTraveler1957
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who has grown up in Washington or Oregon must go here. I vaguely remember the name Sam Hill in PNW History in High School, but never really paid attention. This museum tells his incredible story about the Columbia Gorge and has BEYOND amazing art...More

Thank Drgnfly839
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been to this museum many times over the years. Always changing exhibits so you see different things every time you go. Recently added a new addition so more exhibits could be displayed. One of my favorites has been the Indian artifacts, especially some of the...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove the Lewis and Clark Highway (Washington State Highway 14) along the Columbia River on our recent trip to the Vancouver area. On a whim, we decided to stop at the Maryhill Museum of Art, about 110 miles upriver from Vancouver. Considering that the...More

Thank Raymond B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially thought it strange to find this Museum and some its contents in the middle of the Columbia River Valley, but it is well done and compliments the area. It contains some rather unusual items and others that provide history on the culture of the...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I are staying in Hood River, OR and motored East up the Columbia River on the Washington side of the river. We came upon the Maryhill Museum where we also had a carefully prepared deli lunch in their cafe. This museum ($8...More

Thank cdvc
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Getting there is a long drive...if you keep on the Washington side of the Columbia River. It is much quicker if you use I-84 on the Oregon side. This is one man's (Sam Hill) collection, that in in what was designed to be his home,...More

Thank TomTrel
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great fun to wander this out of the way museum, created by Sam Hill, Big Alma Spreckels and the Queen of Romania (who donated some of her furniture and gowns). Includes a huge collection of chess sets, Rodin sculptures, western art, glass, and nearby a...More

1  Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have always wanted to stop and go to this museum and I finally did! It was lovely. The entrance fee is very reasonable for a museum of this caliber. The building and view alone are worth the drive off the beaten track. The beautiful...More

1  Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 19 March 2017

MaryhillMuseum has such an eclectic collection and the building is fabulous with even more fabulous views. I love the history of this place - it's all about having a dream. The Theater de Mode Fashion Exhibit & Rodin collections are my favorite but this is...More

2  Thank Ticolover
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Larry H
been over 20 years since my last visit. Anything new and interesting?
8 February 2017|
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Response from bcreff | Reviewed this property |
A great place! Always changing. Chess Board Gallery.
Erin H
I understand that the museum is closed in the winter. Is the replica Stonehenge closed as well? Is the property accessible at all to see the outside and the views, etc? Thank you!
6 October 2016|
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Response from Inquilinus | Reviewed this property |
Replica Stonehenge is never closed.
We're traveling with our dog. Are dogs allowed anywhere on the grounds?
10 July 2016|
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Response from hopefulist | Reviewed this property |
The website says: "Animals are not allowed in the museum. (Service animals are permitted.) Please do not leave animals in your car. Summer temperatures can exceed 100 degrees at Maryhill; even on a mild day, a car’s interior... More