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Wallowology Natural History Discovery Center

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Free museum

Interesting little place with info on local wildlife and geology. Probably best for little kids... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2019
AnnElizabeth97123
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Portland, Oregon
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Interactive displays

The place is not fancy but they have many interactive and informative displays. Also amazed at the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2019
Elaine S
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lewiston, idaho
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Sep 3, 2019
“Free museum ”
Jul 2, 2019
“Interactive displays”
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We are a Natural History museum in Joseph, Oregon. We invite visitors to explore and discover Eastern Oregon's lands and waters through exhibits, workshops, and evening presentations by scientists, artists and others!
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508 N Main St, Joseph, OR 97846-5036
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Interesting little place with info on local wildlife and geology. Probably best for little kids. Only need a half hour or less to see it all.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

The place is not fancy but they have many interactive and informative displays. Also amazed at the young artists' paintings! We enjoyed it!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Elaine S
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

A beautiful educational center in the picturesque town of Joseph, Oregon! Amazing exhibits of the region’s wildlife and ecosystems. Wallowa County is a special place and this discovery center shows you why. Gorgeous photography, interactive exhibits, great explanations.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. Each room was clean, organized and had a different theme. It is a great place to take children with interactive displays. Our children enjoyed the big Eagle nest upstair to play in and we all learned new facts about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Knowledgeable staff, good exhibits about geology, flora and fauna. Bright, clean, each room has a different emphasis. Small, but packed with loads of information. A good way to start your visit to the Wallowa area so you know what you're looking at later on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lauretta B
Reviewed April 6, 2018

I dropped in last summer and was really shocked at how much I didn't know after having lived here for 8+ years! It is full of useful, interesting information that is an enjoyable stop for any and all visitors (as well as those of us...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Vicki I
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is a small but nice introduction to the geology and ecology of the Wallowa Mountains. A great place to take visitors, a good intro to what to expect in hiking the mountains, and a fine way of identifying some of the more unusual birds,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

The exhibits cover the land, and water, air, and land animals. They are very well exhibited and easy to understand. Staff were very helpful. Don't miss it to get a good idea of what the landscapes in and around Wallowa Valley are.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed July 19, 2017

We spent a couple of hours in the Museum and learned so much about the geology, trees, animals and history of the area. My grandson had many questions and the lady was very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Linda D
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Very informative about conservation/environment/animals/geography of the area. I have been to similar museums in other places that always charge and are not always as good as this one. It is funded by several non-profits including the Nature Conservancy (donate if you can, it is a...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Deborah E
Hudson G, Public Relations Manager at Wallowology Natural History Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Hi! Thanks so much for your comment. For clarification: we are ourselves a non-profit and are not supported by the non-profits you listed. Glad you enjoyed your time here, please come back when you can!

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