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Tamastslikt Cultural Institute

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47106 Wildhorse Blvd, Pendleton, OR 97801-6111
+1 541-966-9748
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Worth a Visit - Important Cultural/historical Museum

Tamastslikt is on the grounds of the Wild Horse Resort and Casino just east of Pendleton. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flip52024
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Portland, Oregon
First Friday’s Free!

Amazing changing exhibits and very nice fixed attractions. There is a lovely cafe specializing in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karin P
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The institute chronicles tribal heritage and the impact of Western migration from the Native American perspective.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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47106 Wildhorse Blvd, Pendleton, OR 97801-6111
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+1 541-966-9748
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"native americans"
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"oregon trail"
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"point of view"
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"local tribes"
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"beautiful museum"
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"walla walla"
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"small cafe"
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"their lives"
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"take your time"
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"pacific northwest"
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"hands on activities"
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"traveling exhibit"
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"american perspective"
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"incredible building"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tamastslikt is on the grounds of the Wild Horse Resort and Casino just east of Pendleton. The Cultural Institute is in a beautifully designed building and tells the history of the Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla tribes through a powerful permanent display. Multi-media displays, hands-on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing changing exhibits and very nice fixed attractions. There is a lovely cafe specializing in Huckleberry delights. The first Friday of each month admission is free, so you have everything to gain.

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Reviewed May 11, 2018

The first section of this large exhibit is on water and its origins, cycles, and impact on our life. Beyond this is a series of exhibits taking you through the lore of the origins and the history of the tribes and how they fared at...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

This tribal-owned museum located on the Lewis & Clark and Oregon Historic Trails, shares with visitors the story and history of three Plateau Tribes - Cayuse, Umitilla, and Wala Walla. The exhibits share with you their history and glimpse into their lives. They have a...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic view of the local tribes and their history. An eye opener for us. Didn't know 75% of what we learned.

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Tamastslikt Cultural Center on Friday, February 16, 2018. There were five in our group: three adults and two children, ages 10 and 8. It was clean and well organized. We looked at all the exhibits and watched most of the films, which...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

My wife and I were very impressed with our visit to the Institute. Very interesting and informative. The facility is first class! We highly recommend

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Stopped in on our way to the casino and wow, what a nice surprise! First, it was First Friday of the Month, so no admission fee. Second, it's just an incredible building. Third, the history presented and artifacts displayed are wonderful. I learned a lot...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Lived just a few miles away for years and after visiting I'm embarrassed I didn't go much sooner. So much information, history and beauty.

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Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the informative displays and videos. Learned a lot. The traveling exhibit about the Japanese internment was informative.

Thank Jean P
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