The Garibaldi Museum is located between the base of Captain Robert Gray Mountain and the Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi Oregon. The museum is filled with memoirs of the maritime heritage of the North Coast, particularly the adventures of Captain Robert Gray. It is the mission of the museum to collect information concerning Captain Robert Gray and historic sailing vessels; the Lady Washington and The Columbia Rediviva.
Captain Robert Gray established trades with the Elim and Salish Indians
The fascinating history of the 18th century sailing world is recounted through the story of Captain Robert Gray and the trade he established with native Elim and other Salish Indians of the Pacific Northwest.
View the reproduction of the Columbia Rediviva’s figurehead and model ship
Come see the models of the Columbia Redivia and the Lady Washington. Be amazed at the eight foot tall reproduction of the Columbia Rediviva’s figurehead and the model showing how this ship was provisioned for the long sea voyage, and the apparel of what the 18th century seafarers would have worn, and the musical instruments they would have played.
A replica “Jolly Boat” is in the works
There is also a replica in the works on a “Jolly Boat” which was used in the trade industry for transport in-between the large seafaring ships. Please be sure and check out the unique history of the City of Garibaldi which includes interesting pictures and memorabilia from the turn of the Century.