Visit CREHST

The Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology, also known as CREHST, is a museum and science center created to tell the dynamic story of the Columbia Basin and surrounding region. CREHST Museum acts as a central archival library to curate and protect our region’s historical, scientific and technological records and fulfills the important task of preserving collections, including historic items, geologic samples, photographs, archival records, and library materials..

The facility features a variety of exhibits, designed to entertain visitors with interactive displays and hands-on activities. Throughout their tour of the museum, guests can travel the years from prehistoric time through the nuclear age:

  • Discovering the unique history and geology of the Columbia River
  • Uncovering the secrets of nuclear technology and molecular science
  • Exploring hydroelectric power and Hanford Reach history
  • Learning the heritage of the mid-Columbia region

Museum Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. — 5 p.m.

Early Closure at 3 p.m.: Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve

Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day

Admission Prices

Adults: $5.00
Students (7-17) & Seniors: $4.00

Two weeks advance registration is preferred for groups of ten or more.

The Museum is Located at:

95 Lee Blvd
Richland, Washington

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