The History Museum is a vibrant center for engaging all people in a better understanding of the community’s heritage that preserves the past, relates it to the present and shapes our future.
Our mission is to:
To celebrate Hood River County and the mid-Columbia River Gorge area’s diverse cultural heritage and preserve its unique story.
To hold in trust a collection of artifacts and documents relevant to the region’s heritage.
To bring to life the stories of this heritage though education, discussion and exhibition.
To encourage the value of understanding how history shaped the past, impacts the present, and influences the future