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Yakima Valley Museum

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Address: 2105 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA
Phone Number: 509-248-0747
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Retro experience.

Great soda fountain. The furniture are actually from a fountain where I took my kids before it closed many decades ago. Great fun atmosphere, fun to visit for an icecream or light... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Yakima Valley, Washington
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Yakima Valley, Washington
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great soda fountain. The furniture are actually from a fountain where I took my kids before it closed many decades ago. Great fun atmosphere, fun to visit for an icecream or light lunch. Visitors love it too. The museum is also worth a visit. It is an amazing collection for a museum of it s size. John Baule and his... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

They have a variety of items related to the history of the Yakima Valley, but their collection of vehicles from the 1800's to the 1900's were not extensive, but enjoyable to see. The also had a motorcycle that you could get a picture on. The onsite small restaurant has good food and unusual items to drink.

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Yakima, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Several different collections on display. Took a cub scout troop here to pass off a collecting belt loop and they also loved the rocks and minerals display. I enjoy toddler story time in the children's area too.

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Yakima, Washington, Usa
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

this is a old fashion soda shop feeling neat to eat there in spring, summer, and fall and you can eat outside also.

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Everett, WA
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157 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here on a Saturday afternoon and after parking for free and paying a modest entrance fee of $5 were absolutely amazed by the number of items on display. This is a real treasure with a vast collection of items showing the history of the Yakima Valley. The collections are interesting and varied and we spent several enjoyable hours... More 

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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I went here to get information for a grad school project and was surprised by the amount of exhibits and knowledge this museum offered. I told my husband and we have plans to go back together. It was a good way to learn about our community and would recommend it as an inexpensive date or family outing, especially for those... More 

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I visited this museum with my family when we first moved to town. I'm normally not a big museum fan, but this one is pretty awesome. So many interesting rooms to visit, and some interactive displays as well. I found myself ooing and aahing at every turn. They also have a great little 50's ice cream shop attached to the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

This museum tells many different stories about life in this region. The Northwest Native People's display of beadwork is amazing. The colors, patterns, and intricate design are among the best I have ever seen throughout the Northwest. A lot to see and well organized! And, there is even an old fashioned soda parlor/ice cream shop still selling treats as part... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Clean, well organized, valuable historical memorabilia. The docents are very well informed and helpful. A very good place to spend a winter or rainy afternoon.

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Victoria
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This museum is a bit like a dark maze, with treasures and oddities around every corner. If you like the quirky, spooky, and to be lost now and again, like I do, then this museum is for you! Every corner you come around reveals another jam packed room full of old treasures, cars, bones, gatling guns, trophy head room, they... More 

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Additional Information about Yakima Valley Museum

Address: Address: 2105 Tieton Drive, Yakima, WA
Phone Number: 509-248-0747
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Yakima
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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