The Cargo Exhibit at the
Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
May, 2004 through September, 2006
The Dalles, Oregon
Contact: Renee Walasavage @ 541.296-8600 x243
Kids Explorer Room fills a windowed gallery with fun activities for
kids to learn about the expedition. Children can experience archaeological
in an excavation sandbox, dress up in clothing of Lewis and Clark’s
era, and try their skill at loading a keelboat model without capsizing it.
can try their hand at aiming a black powder rifle and using a sextant like
the one Lewis and Clark used to determine their location.
Corp II - October 28-31 Corps of Discovery II at the Columbia
Gorge Discovery Center and Museum. Learn about the Expedition and its
History. Special festivities include; Tent of Many Voices, live demonstrations,
visiting exhibits and cultural presentations.
Discover the contents of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. "Cargo" exhibit
on display until September 2006 interprets the equipment and supplies of
the Expedition. See what 30 tons of cargo looks like and learn what's inside
those boxes, bundles and barrels.
Archaeology From Space: Collaborative Research with NASA Stennis
Space Center available via touch-screen computer.
Learn about the cultural
and natural history of the Gorge through interactive
and multimedia exhibits that bring history to life.
Museum offers picnic area and hiking trails. Great paved trail along
the banks of the Columbia River
Visit Rock Fort, where Lewis & Clark camped.
- Cargo descriptor & photos available