The 45,000 SF Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Wasco County Historical Museum is located on an historic and dramatic bluff overlooking the Columbia River. The two visitor centers share a single site and parking lot and are connected by a common entrance lobby and a spacious and light-filled River Gallery. The building includes exhibit space, a museum store, cafe, auditorium and classroom. The exterior facade is stone veneer and cedar siding. An extensive amount of site work including landscaping, stone walls, and a rock fountain structure is featured.