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Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

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Address: 47106 Wildhorse Blvd,, Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone Number: 541-966-9748
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Description: The institute chronicles tribal heritage and the impact of Western...
The institute chronicles tribal heritage and the impact of Western migration from the Native American perspective.
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Great for Groups: Banquets & Learning Combined

We arranged to have a banquet evening at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute and it was huge success. We were greeted by our host at the door and our 95 guests felt welcomed and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Silverton, Oregon
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Silverton, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We arranged to have a banquet evening at the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute and it was huge success. We were greeted by our host at the door and our 95 guests felt welcomed and quickly started exploring the exhibits. Dinner was excellent; they invited people for seconds to finish off our order and the cake was delicious. Our two hours of... More 

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Walla Walla, WA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

If you haven't been I highly recommend going to this museum. It is well put together. Great exhibits that share a lot of information. Don't be rushed when you go. Take the time to check it out.

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San Antonio, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
39 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

This is a very modern easy to get to Museum on the edge of town. Very friendly staff. I went away having learned about many things that I did not know about. I think this would be a good place for families and a school field trip.

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Baker City, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

displays okay shops and restaurants do not belong in a museum especially a cultural heritage museum need more emphasis on the rich history of the tribes

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Missoula, Montana
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32 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Tribal museums are an amazing strength in our world and the Umatilla Tribe has grown and prospered over many decades. The Cultural Institute offers the viewer to learn the Umatilla legacy and history from the people who experienced it. Family-friendly/.

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Woodburn, oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This Institute has a very calming and appealing architecture and landscape. You can see remnants of the Oregon Trail in the Distance on Cabbage Hill. The Institute is so much more than just a museum. The exhibits are very authentic and tell the native american Indians story of their culture and history and lace in the land we all love.... More 

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Benton City, Washington, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We love going to this museum, you learn so much about the Tribe and the history of Pendleton. If you have never been here it is a must see, The artifacts and pictures of the area and the history of the Pendleton Round-up are great. The short movie that give the history of the Indians is a must see. This... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The facility is beautiful. Permenant and visiting exhibits were well displayed, informative, and enjoyable. The museum told a difficult story well. Don't miss the chance to visit.

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Ogden, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Upon entering this beautiful new building and listening to the introduction by Coyote, you are experiencing a different perspective through sight and sound. Western Native American history is revealed with photos and artifacts in a well-curated way. A friendly warning: you may be saddened by the Trail of Tears facts as told by Native Americans but encouraged by their determination.

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Mercer Island, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Excellent exhibits. Extremely well done and educational. Nice gift shop. Worth several hours of time.

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