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Maryhill Museum of Art

35 Maryhill Museum Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620-4601
+1 509-773-3733
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How in the Sam Hill did this get built?

Sam Hill was a railroad baron who built his line on the Washington (north) side of the Columbia. He... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colophon
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Portland, Oregon
Great location for art

Historic mansion/home with well maintained grounds and a great view of the gorge. Interesting art... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
djmz
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Phoenix, Arizona
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 Maryhill Museum Dr, Goldendale, WA 98620-4601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sam Hill was a railroad baron who built his line on the Washington (north) side of the Columbia. He also built the old Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway on the Oregon side from Portland east, passing through that beautiful tunnel of monumental waterfalls. A devout Quaker...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Historic mansion/home with well maintained grounds and a great view of the gorge. Interesting art and sculptures. Enjoyable afternoon.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Sam Hill was an amazing man to have the foresight to turn his once dream home into a museum overlooking the River. Filled with eclectic and rare pieces from yesteryear, it was well worth the stop. The grounds were beautiful, too! Bring a picnic lunch...More

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Rachel B, Public Relations Manager at Maryhill Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! Glad to hear you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

The Maryhill Museum is a surprising delight. They have some wonderful exhibits - Rodin, Native art, local history, Theatre de La Mode, international collection of chess sets, artifacts of Queen Marie of Romania, sculpture garden, changing exhibits. It is a lovely facility and set in...More

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Rachel B, Public Relations Manager at Maryhill Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and suggestions of things to do nearby - sounds like you had a great trip! Come again soon, we look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

As we were driving from Portland to Pendleton, Oregon, we decided to check out the Maryhill Museum of Art, and boy, I am glad we did. This is an impressive museum in the middle of the Columbia River Valley. Since it is a rural area,...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

It's always a treat to be able to visit the museum during the annual GMA Car Show the first weekend in October. Great museum with great views of the Columbia Gorge. Great for all ages (except maybe toddlers). Highly recommend for anyone visiting the Columbia...More

Thank GUY T
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We stopped in recently after a year of wanting to go! It was fun. The Sam Hill room was the best - plan to spend time there to learn all about him and his vision for good roads. We enjoyed the native American exhibit as...More

Thank ryanpeg
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Rachel B, Public Relations Manager at Maryhill Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you were able to visit and spend time exploring our exhibitions. Come again soon, we look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I was expecting to see some art and history of the Maryhill area and maybe the Columbia. That is NOT what I found. What I found was a collection of art and some interesting Indian artifacts. The view is awesome.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Unexpected collection of art derived from European royal families . Interesting collection of chess sets too.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on Washington side of the Columbia River after driving by the museum many times on Interstate 84. What an interesting treat. It has nice native American collections, Rodin drawings & sculptures, and history. Great views of the Gorge and grounds. Senior entry fee...More

Thank BoiseNorthender
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Rachel B, Public Relations Manager at Maryhill Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We hear from many folks who "finally" stop after years of admiring the museum from afar. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Come again soon, we look forward to seeing you.

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Adults $12 Seniors (65 and older) $10 College (with school I.D.) $9 Youth (ages 7–18) $5 Family Admission (2 adults and related children 7–18) $30 Museums for All - $2 per person when you present an Electronic Benefits... More
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A great place! Always changing. Chess Board Gallery.
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