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Yakima Valley Museum

2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902-3766
+1 509-248-0747
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Well curated historical museum

What a find this museum is! The special exhibition during December documented the role of Japanese... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
A Great Museum

The Yakima Valley Museum is quite a find. The exhibits are vast and every changing, and the neon... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
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2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima, WA 98902-3766
+1 509-248-0747
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

What a find this museum is! The special exhibition during December documented the role of Japanese Americans in the Yakima Valley - very moving. We could have spent hours looking at each of the areas in the museum.

Thank susankC1094KH
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Yakima Valley Museum is quite a find. The exhibits are vast and every changing, and the neon displays of Yakima signs are wonderful. The former director did an amazing job of pulling this place together, and has made the museum a real gem for...More

Thank 1-Aardvark
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you enjoy visiting museums and want to understand more about the culture and the past of a particular area, you can't find better than the Yakima Valley Museum. It's truly a hidden jewel. Who could believe so much could be packed in a local...More

Thank Exciteableboy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Lots of history in the museum. Learned a lot about the area and there is a lot of historical items in this museum. The kids enjoyed the children's underground.

Thank Krussell001
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and surprisingly big exhibitions. I was impressed and I liked how they bring together a lot of different information all based on the Yakima valley. We loved the family price. It's affordable even as a big/extended family.

Thank Helvetia1981
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Being new to Washington state we were eager to learn the history of the area. We stopped by for lunch in the cafe and then headed upstairs to the museum. Lunch was delicious and a great price. There's a good size menu with lots of...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Step back in time and relive the yester-years of Yakima. ever wonder where the neon signs that once lined Yakima Ave went? well look no further. they are now housed in the YVMuseum along with pictures of downtown through the years. i felt like a...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This museum is a favorite of my kids. The displays are always changing and it shows history of our area. Kids like to return often to see what's new. Also a cute soda shop right next door. Hit with the whole family! Very affordable also.

Thank flygirl67pp31
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This museum is so much bigger than you would expect. They hold community events, special displays, and even houses a nostalgic ice cream parlor behind the building. The adjoining park is a perfect place to have a moment of play for the restless kids, and...More

Thank Westcoastfarms
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Took my grandsons here while visiting Yakima. There were some interactive and educational activities they enjoyed.

Thank Seattlegirl55
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