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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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An absolute must do

A very moving experience for me. I love this place. And have spent hours just being in here and contemplating the history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very moving experience for me. I love this place. And have spent hours just being in here and contemplating the history.

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wow! What a hidden gem. For those that enjoy American and Native American history this needs to go to the top of your list as a place to visit.

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Dallas, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I visited here with my family when they first opened 15-16 years ago. Been anxious to get back, didn't think it could get any better, but it did. Will continue to recommend it to friends driving through the area.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to visit and should be a must see by anybody interested in old native american culture,amazing gift store , you'll love it.They have an outstanding display of the chronological history of the tribes of northeastern Oregon. well worth the stop, I understand why no photos but sad that was unable to take any

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South Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A wonderful facility that is new and clean with up to date features. Walk about the museum and get an understanding of how the area was developed and how the influx of people from Europe affected the natives.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The Umatilla Indian Reservation is located a short distance east of Pendleton and stands up out of the rolling hills because of the huge Casino built close to the Interstate. There is a gasoline station on the Reservation and it's always a good idea to fill up your tank on an Indian Reservation as it's almost always cheaper than off... More 

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Clackamas Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I really appreciate that the focus of the museum was not on relics. The first exhibit was on Native American habit restoration across the country and how this is integral to sustaining cultural. Another exhibit tells the story of of the nineteenth and twentieth century destruction of native life by the government and settlers. I felt this was as dispassionate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a well designed museum with the information presented in a clear understandable way with quotes from leaders from the past on each explanation. They have a reed house set up so one really gets a sense of life in the past in that area. It all becomes sadder as they move you from the past to the present... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Family of 6 visit - 2 grandparents, 2 granddaughters and their parents - something for everyone here. Thought it was going to be very factual by the displays at the beginning, but I was wrong. The deeper you went, the more emotive and beautiful the displays were. It can be saddening to read, but we can only be thankful there... More 

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Silverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

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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Additional Information about Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

Address: Address: 47106 Wildhorse Blvd,, Pendleton, OR 97801
Phone Number: 541-966-9748
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Pendleton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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