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Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Fascinating History

My wife was in Walla Walla, OR at a conference and they had a trip to this Indian cultural center... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ed T
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Elma, New York
tour of Pendleton

Excellent displays and very informative. Only bad thing was the painful reminders of how badly we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jerry B
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La Grande, Oregon
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The institute chronicles tribal heritage and the impact of Western migration from the Native American perspective.
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47106 Wildhorse Blvd, Pendleton, OR 97801-6111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife was in Walla Walla, OR at a conference and they had a trip to this Indian cultural center. We had a private tour of the museum for about 1 1/2 hours. An Indian Tamastlikt did the tour and was very knowledgeable. The items...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent displays and very informative. Only bad thing was the painful reminders of how badly we treated the native Americans.

Thank Jerry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed learning about the history of Native Americans in this part of Oregon. The museum section has a very good flow and displays.

Thank DavidROregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building is really neat and you can learn a lot about he culture in this well put together museum.

Thank Tina P
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Displays were very good; easy to read information. The "taped" stories were easy to hear and enjoyable and educational. I liked the historic more than the school/sports area. That is where I spent my time.

Thank Betty B
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Pendleton has a LOT of high quality cultural attractions, and ideally visitors should stay for a couple days and do them all, but if you only have time for one, this is where I’d send you. The addition of interpretive information about contemporary Native culture...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018

There is an interesting display of the local tribe culture. The cafeteria was serving Indian Taco on the Friday we visited. Our kids enjoyed both the exhibition and the food.

Thank Puddytat7
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Enjoyed this so much. Easy to follow, nice videos accompany a walk through time, and a much clearer picture of just how much was taken from and forced upon our native peoples. Learned and saw so much, with really engaging exhibits.

Thank partslady
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The purpose of delivering Native American history, along with American Pioneer adventures was well met - impressive and descriptive presentation We recommend the museum as a must see!

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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful display of native American life and history in western Oregon and Washington. Very impressive presentation. One of the best history museums I've seen.

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