Mount Hood History & Museums: Mt Hood Cultural Center And Museum

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Mt Hood Cultural Center And Museum

The Mount Hood Cultural Center and Museum is located in Government Camp, just about an hour south of Hood River, Oregon. The Mount Hood Cultural Center and Museum's purpose is to preserve and display the history of Mount Hood and the surrounding area. Here you will be able to examine information concerning the geology of the mountain, learn about the Barlow Road, and enjoy exhibits concerning the history of skiing and mountaineering. Read More

The Mount Hood Cultural Center and Museum provide a place for groups and individuals to enjoy the arts including lectures, performing arts, education events and other community social events.

The Center and Museum can be found in the middle of Government Camp, sitting alongside the historic ruts made by the early pioneers as they traveled along the Barlow Road. From the building, you can also enjoy a majestic view of Mount Hood. Once serving as a Bed and Breakfast, the building is continually undergoing changes in an effort to provide space for all the exhibits and the community events. Currently the Museum has six galleries and a multipurpose room.

Each gallery features different aspects of Mount Hood and the surrounding area. One gallery features arts and crafts from local artisans, another is dedicated to the unique history of the volcano that gave rise to Mount Hood, a third displays information concerning the early exploration of the area, a fourth is concerned with the evolution of skiing on Mount Hood, the fifth focuses on the Forest Service and the Mount Hood National Forest and the sixth is currently the home of the public internet computer system.

In addition to the diverse displays and exhibits detailed above, the Mount Hood Cultural Center and Museum is a facility used as a community center for public meetings, lectures and classes. Come and enjoy the Mt. Hood Cultural Center and Museum. There is something for everyone here!

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Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum

The Mt. Hood Cultural Center & Museum offers historical exhibits and information about Mount Hood, Oregon.