The Columbia River Maritime Museum reopened its doors to the public earlier this summer, with coronavirus precautions in place.

The museum is open daily from 9:30 a.m to 5 p.m. Face coverings are required. Visitors can follow arrows on the floor for a one-way journey through exhibits and galleries.

Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors ages 65 and up; and $5 for kids ages 6 to 17.

Seaside Aquarium

The Seaside Aquarium is one of the oldest aquariums on the West Coast. It opens daily at 9 a.m.

Closing times vary in the winter.

The aquarium requires all staff and visitors to wear masks while inside.

Admission is $9 for adults; children (6-13) $4.50; family (up to six) $31; children under five free with paid admission.

Gary Henley is a sports reporter for The Astorian. Contact him at 503-861-8493 or

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