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Great Window into History

A very well done exhibit of Makah indian culture and history. Sad as it seems to be aging and... read more

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Touching Tribute

When we reached Neah Bay it was raining so we decided we’d wait out the rain in the museum. We are... read more

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Inside the cultural center is a scale model of a typical Makah village of the last century.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1880 Bayview Ave, Neah Bay, WA 98357
+1 360-645-2711
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Reviewed yesterday

A very well done exhibit of Makah indian culture and history. Sad as it seems to be aging and failling into maintenance issues but well worth the trip.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JOHN B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we reached Neah Bay it was raining so we decided we’d wait out the rain in the museum. We are so glad we did. The museum was laid out in such a way that a large bus group in front of us didn’t disrupt...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kimberlyo98
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just exceptional. Thoughtful. Easy to overlook, but absolutely worth a visit. And the place to but a pass for Cape Flattery - ya gotta have a pass, and it would be frustrating to backtrack, so stop here on your way through town.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank joenadeau38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very informative and well done. It was a great experience into the Makah history, culture, and life. The clerk was very helpful with answering questions and giving more input into the area and history. From the outside is appeared to be smaller but...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank I2334WUdebbieh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you leave your car to hike around, you will need a permit that is sold here. So go see the museum while you're in there. Wonderful artifacts and history. No photos allowed inside. Neat indigenous gift shop.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ki0ki
Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

We’ve been several times, with our young kids and with our adult child. It’s a great museum with so much in it. The staff has always been friendly as well. It’s so neat to be able to go inside of a longhouse to see how...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 877brandieg
Reviewed May 18, 2019

I'd been wanting for years to see the artifacts that were preserved by nature (some for 500 years) that are now displayed at this museum. I have an appreciation for the Northwestern Indian tribes art, woodworking and boat-building skills (And hunting skills too, like whales?)...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Dale K
Reviewed April 4, 2019

Learn about the Makah, their long history in the area, and the incredible accidental findings after a mud slide. Plan for 1-1.5 hours, and pick up your parking pass for Cape Flattery here.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank SusanneWA
Reviewed October 4, 2018

One of the best museums you can visit to explore the culture of Northwest Native Americans. The lesson you learn here is that a culture can survive and thrive in any sort of environment, even one that is so hard that you would never want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed October 3, 2018

This small Neah Bay museum was a very pleasant surprise on the way back from Cape Flattery. The exhibits were well done, informative and gave a great history of the local tribe. Good for all ages and interest levels.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jennifer H
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Response from Sequim132 | Reviewed this property |
I agree about an hour to visit the museum. If like us you enjoy video presentations the one at the end of your walk through the museum is very good with tribal elder stories. The hike only takes about 20 minutes each way... More