Columbia River Maritime Museum


Education ProgramsThe Columbia River Maritime Museum offers an array of educational programs for K-12 school groups. From docent-led tours of the Museum and the Lightship Columbia, to in-class programs and activity-rich publications, the Museum is dedicated to increasing your students’ understanding of the maritime history of the Columbia River and the Pacific Northwest.

Education programs are funded by the Quest for Truth Foundation, and supported by the Friends of Columbia River Maritime Museum.

For Teachers

Bus Transportation Requests
Field Trip Planning
Museum in the Schools
Museum Library

Field Trips

To schedule a tour, please complete and return our school program reservation form. If you have any questions, please call 503-325-2323 and ask for the Volunteer Coordinator. Programs are provided free of charge for Clatsop County Schools.

From Sea Otters to French Fries: Columbia River as Economic Highway (Grades 4-6)
Aboard the Lightship Columbia #604 (Grades K-12)
Man Overboard! Man Against Nature (Grades 6-8)
Guided Gallery Tour (Grades 3-12)
Self-Guided Visit (Grades K-12)