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Kittitas County Historical Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Nicely organized and fascinating museum!

My daughter and I always visit historic places when we travel, and were quite impressed with this... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Deborah M
Everett, Washington
Excellent pictures, presentation,and general history on the Kittitas Valley. Really enjoyed the visit.

The people were very knowledgeable and the displays were exceptional. A lot of memorabilia and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Nancy B
Ellensburg, Washington
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114 E 3rd Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926-3346
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

My daughter and I always visit historic places when we travel, and were quite impressed with this museum. Lots of very interesting artifacts and pieces that illustrate the fascinating history of this area! I was particularly impressed with how well they organized all the displayed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The people were very knowledgeable and the displays were exceptional. A lot of memorabilia and historical pictures. Very nice!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Nancy B
Reviewed August 2, 2018

We happened to walk by this museum and stepped back in history of the area around Ellensburg, Washington. They have so many artifacts, gems, vehicles, clothing, an old chair that was used for hair permanents!! It looked like torture but fun to see what women...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

If you're looking for a feel for Central Washington State history, this is the museum for you. Many rooms, fine collections. From pioneer days to the 20th century, Folks have donated their treasures to history here. There are plenty of historical vehicles, from baby carriages...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Free admission. I was impressed with the variety of items on display. Plenty of hands on things for the kids to do. We really enjoyed learning about the local history. Definitely check out this museum. It is put together so well and maintained nicely. I'm...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2017

We have enjoyed our visits, particularly when they had an exhibit of older Girl Scout stuff (May 2014)(I'm a Lifetime GS). Good overview of local history. Can easily fill an hour/90 minutes depending on the level of detail you're into reading.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Barbara C
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Various displays of the history of the area, with different areas from the home to the office. Also displays by service groups and a good display of antique cars.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LarryN3
Reviewed July 12, 2017

A fun experience for well behaved kids and parents. Enjoyed the old Ford, seyeing old farm tools, guns, dentist chair and kitchen utensils that were used in the 1940s. There is a wringer washing machine. So much for the entire family to see. Many folks...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jan E
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This is a small museum located in downtown Ellensburg, within easy walking distance of several great restaurants and bars, as well as other museums and attractions. The museum is in a restored historic building, which is a highlight among the many other well -preserved downtown...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank NickABQ
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Full of amazing adventures and stories. Everything from cars, military, medical equipment, artifacts, dolls, vintage household items and appliances. The host were very informative.

Date of experience: March 2017
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