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Nez Perce National Historical Park

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Address: Spalding, ID
Phone Number: 2088437009
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This park has 38 separate sites spanning four states, all dedicated to...

This park has 38 separate sites spanning four states, all dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Nez Perce Indian Nation. The park includes the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, a portion of the Lewis and Clark Trail and the White Bird Battlefield.

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" We Could Feel the History of the Nez Perce Indians All Around Us "

My wife and I visited the Nez Perce National Historical Museum last week and had a wonderful experience, The National Park Museum is located on Us Highway 95 in the Spalding and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
El Cajon, California
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El Cajon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Nez Perce National Historical Museum last week and had a wonderful experience, The National Park Museum is located on Us Highway 95 in the Spalding and Lapwai areas of Idaho. We were greeted at the Museum by 3 very friendly National Park service officers led by Tami DeGrosky the Superintendent of the Nez Perce... More 

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Grapeview, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Came across this visitor center while driving through. Really enjoyed visiting since I just finished reading a history of the Nez Perce. The visitor center has some historical items from the Nez Perce but the best part is to wander down where the village was located and take in the history of the area.

Thank Jim B
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

I have always been fascinated by Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce. We stopped at the visitor center and received lots of information about the Nez Perce and the National Park, which is actually made up of several sites that tell the tragic story of the Nez Perce. It is well worth the visit. Everyone should understand about this period... More 

Thank Kathy H
White Bird, Idaho
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13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

A must visit site along the Clearwater River. Check out the Nez Perz heritage. Lots of interesting information here for history buffs or simply curious folks.

Thank AL B
Florissant, Missouri, USA
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Fairly extensive exhibits for a small museum. Best feature was probably the movie. It was unique in that, besides the usual description of past events, it also showed current events regarding progress towards the re-establishment of the language and other Nez Perce culture. That was nice to see.

Thank dorsalmo
Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Nez Percent NHP is actually a number of sites across the region that tell a tragic history. The sites are educational and well documented with interesting stories and exhibits.

Thank Don M
Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stopped on our way to Couer D'Alene after a week of camping in Oregon. The park has a Junior Ranger program for a patch you won't find anywhere else. Very pleasant and helpful staff of New Perce rangers. There is a well done 20 minute film on the Nez Perce, a photo exhibit, and an artifact exhibit. Things to... More 

Thank MattSea206
Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I've always been interested in learning more about the Nez Perce and their way of life. This is a great place to learn more about their history and honor the sacrifices they made by the hand of our government many years ago. Wonderful place for your family to visit - my husband, our grandsons and I had a great time!

Thank blgarth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Just about 11 miles outside of Lewiston, Idaho is located the Nez Perce NHP. Stop at the information center and review the area and enjoy the small museum and gift shop. It is a short walk to the east on a paved path to the LC Watson & Co General Merchandise store. It is not open but interesting to walk... More 

Thank J L
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The small museum has a good selection of exhibits and is nicely documented. The 20-some minute movie is worthwhile and talks about challenges faced by this native nation to preserve and strengthen its language and culture. The ranger was very friendly and helpful. The exhibits, movie, and a short paved walking path are all wheelchair accessible.

Thank Tom B

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