Yakima Valley Museum

Yakima, WA

Where are we going?

Yakima Valley Museum
2105 Tieton Dr
WA 98902

509 248 0747

What is there to do?

The Yakima Valley Museum is where history comes to life through their displays that showcase the natural and cultural heritage of the region.

Whether you are familiar with the region, or just passing through, you will be sure to walk away with a host of new and fascinating insights into the history of Yakima Valley. 

The museum features a wide spread of interesting exhibits that cover a range of historical themes, including a look at historic firearms, as well as a pioneer cabin that tells the story of the Mattoon family. The cabin, built in 1869, still stands today and gives a fascinating insight into life over a century ago, complete with the many artifacts relating to early life in the Yakima Valley.

Kids can also be inspired by exhibits that showcase the stories of past and present Yakimanians who have achieved significant recognition for their professional career or personal accomplishments!

Best of all the Children's Underground offers child-sized replicas of period costumes and buildings with historical roleplay and games set up. It features a more hands on set of exhibits perfect for curious kids.

It's history, culture and learning fun all rolled into one in the fascinating Yakima Valley Museum. 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7

Children: $5 for students

Free Under: 5 years.

Family Deals: $15 for families


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to check the accessibility, they will be happy to help!


When can we go?

10am - 5pm Tuesdays to Saturdays.

Open year round, closed Mondays & Sundays


Any top tips?

There are collections and exhibits that change so keep an eye out and see what there is new coming up that you can check out!

I’m Hungry!

Vintage diner with actual soda fountain offers sodas, sundaes, and milkshakes created with Tillamook ice cream. Hot dogs, chili, soup and sandwiches are also available.

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