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The Museum at Warm Springs

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Margaret R wrote a review Mar 2020
Austin, Texas43 contributions7 helpful votes
This recently built museum provided a great review of the 3 tribes interactions with settlers and the formation of the reservation. Wonderful music and voices on display, with a very charming exhibit featuring children's art. Would definitely recommend a visit.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Karen S wrote a review Dec 2019
Bend, Oregon45 contributions9 helpful votes
The museum has an abundance of materials about the reservation on the Columbia River, Piute, and Warm Springs. It has divided the rooms into special categories such as local beading, basket making, utensils, and people. There is a gift shop and an art display.All is very interesting
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Date of experience: December 2019
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jstm58 wrote a review Aug 2019
Bend, Oregon233 contributions64 helpful votes
We have passed this museum many times on our way to Portland and never stopped. We decided to make it a destination for an afternoon drive. It did not disappoint. We were greeted warmly and told how to walk the exhibits. We especially liked how the first video area set the stage for absorbing their history and culture. This museum is a nice balance of artifacts, information and interactive video presentations. My husband usually gets impatient in most museums but he enjoyed this one a lot.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from museumatwarmsprings, Guest Relations Manager at The Museum at Warm Springs
Responded Sep 16, 2019
Thank you for visiting and exploring our museum. We are glad that you and your husband enjoyed your visit. Please stop by when you pass through our area again. The changing exhibit gallery has different exhibits through out the year. The next exhibit is The 26th Annual Tribal Member Art Exhibit which opens October 24, and shows until January 11, 2020. Thank you jstm58.
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BluegrassJayhawk wrote a review Jul 2019
Lexington, Kentucky186 contributions44 helpful votes
My 18 year old son and I really enjoyed the museum. Nice mix of displays and audio and video. Told the stories of three tribes, the Warm Springs, Paiute, and a third tribe in the area. Worth a stop on your way to Bend.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Anita J wrote a review Mar 2019
Warm Springs, Oregon4 contributions2 helpful votes
This is a very special museum and you will get lost in viewing, listening and interacting with the permanent exhibits. Then stroll into the changing arts gallery to enjoy the temporary exhibit of ( usually) works by lical artists. The gift shop has so many treasures, much of which are made by local artists. In addition there are beautiful Pendleton Wool blankets and bags, great books, Native music, huckleberry candy and coffee. A great way to spend an afternoon by yourself or with friends and family. Kid friendly.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from museumatwarmsprings, Development Officer at The Museum at Warm Springs
Responded Mar 21, 2019
Thank you for visiting our museum Anita J. We look forward to your next visit. Tell your friends about us. Our next exhibit in the Changing Exhibits Gallery will be "Babies First Home" from April 18-June 8. An exhibit about cradle boards. We value and appreciate your lovely review.
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