change at Mount St. Helens is the theme of the 7Wonders Creation
Museum. Services include professional displays, presentations,
creation resources, guided hikes and off-site speaking tours.
Operated by Lloyd and Doris Anderson, who live on-site, plus
volunteers, the non-profit Museum is located just 9.5 miles east of I-5
on SR 504. Over 25,000 people have visited since 1998. Admission is
Secular geology has long supported evolution
by arguing that the earth changes slowly over millions of years.
At the Museum you will learn how layering and canyons were formed
quickly by ash fall, mud flows and pyroclastic flows.
Astonishingly, a mini Grand Canyon was carved in hours.
Museum’s bookstore contains the largest selection of creation
known in the NW on sale daily. Some 200 book and DVD titles
that all the major disciplines of science strongly support recent
creation. Come and browse them by the hour, or, even borrow a DVD
take home. Generally open during the tourist season (mid
Monday through Saturday, 9am to 6pm and Sundays, 12-6pm, you can drop
by when visiting the volcano. Call (360-274-5737) to schedule
presentations, tours and field trips for your organization or group.
The photo above shows the Museum’s
dedicated in 2008 for the organization’s 10th
anniversary. From the
new 15-car parking lot, a concrete walkway leads you to the red
which is surrounded by a brick courtyard. A mural of Mount St. Helens
Painted by Pauline Brunt of Oregon,
artwork continues inside above professionally designed displays that
local and global disasters. Photo is by Sandy Baltazar of
also travels regionally with his slide show to give group
presentations. Hours are shorter during the non-tourist season,
best to call before coming because sometimes no one is available to
keep the Museum open.
roads lead to the mountain but only the main
52-mile long State Route 504, has all the world-class visitor centers
and the best view of the crater. It is on this highway that the
7Wonders Creation Museum is located.
Museum is planning several special events with
scientists during the 2011 tourist season. These will be posted
they are finalized.
Guided Tours by
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