Museum Exhibit Model, Mt Rainier, Yakima, WA

After the successful completion of the Mt Helens model, the Yakima Valley Museum reached out for a sister model of Mt. Rainier. Again, the topography model  was a highly detailed and accurate. Using accurate elevation data, we produced and a 3D file and cut the topography using a CNC machine.

The grayscale effect was done using laser etching from satellite imagery.

From the museum’s website: “The Yakima Valley Museum has achieved prestigious peer recognition. It is one of only three museums in Eastern Washington to be fully accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and at 65,000 ft2, it is one of the largest cultural history museums in the State.”

The Yakima Valley Museum conserves local stories to inspire the community, learn from the past, celebrate the present and guide the future.

At Architype3D®, we specialize in creating captivating and immersive museum exhibit models, and our Mt. Rainier model is a true testament to our dedication to detail and craftsmanship. This exceptional model brings the awe-inspiring beauty and geological significance of Mt. Rainier to life, allowing museum visitors to experience this iconic landmark in a unique and engaging way.

Our team of skilled artisans and model makers meticulously crafted the Mt. Rainier exhibit model with precision and accuracy. Every contour, ridge, and crater has been carefully recreated to capture the essence of this majestic volcano. We pay close attention to geological features, vegetation, and even the tiniest details to ensure an authentic representation of Mt. Rainier.

The Mt. Rainier exhibit model serves as an educational tool, providing visitors with a deeper understanding of the volcano’s history, eruption, and ongoing geological processes. It allows them to explore the volcano’s impact on the surrounding landscape, the ecosystem, and the communities that were affected by the eruption.

Through our meticulous attention to detail, we strive to create an immersive experience for museum visitors. Mt. Rainier exhibit model is designed to spark curiosity and promote interactive learning. Visitors can examine the model up close, gaining insights into the volcano’s unique geological formations and the scientific principles that govern volcanic activity.

We understand the importance of storytelling in museum exhibits. That’s why our Mt. Rainier model is accompanied by informative signage and multimedia elements that provide context, historical information, and real-life accounts of the eruption. This comprehensive approach ensures that visitors not only appreciate the visual beauty of the model but also gain a deeper appreciation for the significance of Mt. Rainier in scientific, ecological, and human terms.

At Architype3D®, we are passionate about creating museum exhibit models that inspire, educate, and leave a lasting impact on visitors. Our Mt. Rainier model is a prime example of our commitment to excellence and our ability to bring natural wonders to life within a museum setting.

If you’re looking to create a captivating museum exhibit that showcases the beauty and significance of Mt. Rainier, our team is ready to bring your vision to reality. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and let us collaborate on a remarkable museum exhibit that will captivate audiences and provide an unforgettable experience.


Yakima, Washington




1″ = 1500′


Evan Coyle

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