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Upper Valley Museum

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Address: 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA 98826
Phone Number: (509) 548-0728
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Interesting history of the town

A beautiful setting above the river for fairly extensive and well-curated collection of local memorabilia. And a very pleasant and knowledgeable lady shared quite a lot of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2012

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy museums of all forms and sizes, and I am particularly fond of small-sized exhibit halls for its uniqueness, creative display and interaction, and just right amount of info load. However, the upper valley museum disappointed me with its customer service, curation, display layout, and souvenir store. On June 30, I was greeted by no staff during its business... More 

1 Thank Sheart F
Maple valley, Wa., United States
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Here is a museum that you don't expect much from, and you get way more than you expect. The fire place, the stories and local photos, the exhibits, And especially the collection of very old accordions. (see below) The fireplace, built by a German stone mason, took three years to complete. The place is a small treasure. We loved it.

Thank Arthur A
Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We stop by the Upper Museum because wanted to see the accordion exhibition, we found out we were in the wrong season, but enjoyed the tour and learn a lot about this wonderful place.

Thank Norma6969
Blaine, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

what a great place , its in a nice old local home . so much to see , plan on spending a good couple of hours here

1 Thank Steve F
Spokane Valley, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This museum is in a historic house overlooking the Wenatchee River--an absolutely lovely location. One could sit on the museum veranda and watch the river flow past--that would have been very relaxing but I didn't have time on this trip. The Museum exhibits are very well done. They cover the history (including Native American history) of the Leavenworth area, but... More 

Thank Ann S
Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Provides a great historical view of how Leavenworth came to be. You are treated to a re-enactment from Charles Leavenworth himself.

Thank KFde2014
Duvall, Washington, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

We were a little surprised at how small the museum really is. It is a beautiful house, with an extraordinary view of the river. Apparently is used to be a bed and breakfast until 6 years ago. That would have been a lovely place to stay and it is too bad the it isn't still. There is really only one... More 

Thank Sherri T
Pasco, Washington
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371 reviews
156 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is a wonderful small museum with good exhibits of the history and the area around Leavenworth. The museum itself is in a wonderful old home with lots of interesting features. Ann, the museum director was wonderful!

2 Thank MarySEverett_Wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

A beautiful setting above the river for fairly extensive and well-curated collection of local memorabilia. And a very pleasant and knowledgeable lady shared quite a lot of information to satisfy our curiosity about this interesting town. Fun video of re-enactment of a speech by the founder of the town. We intended about a half-hour and spent three times that here!

3 Thank Tanvandriver
Edmonds, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

In historic home built with skills of European craftsmen - highlight for me was the stone-crafted double-sided fireplace - wonderful! Also a video of Leavenworth photos at Christmas timem, with lovely music was playing, and was very enchanting. Small room displays of artifacts and photos. Small gift and book shop. Lovely setting on a bluff over the river.

2 Thank Joy705

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