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Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

2316 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-5906
+1 509-456-3931
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Small but interesting

When we visited there was an exhibit of local Spokane memorabilia of past years. The clothing was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
loverainsky
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Seattle
A great place to visit but time your visit with an exhibit

We have been here twice in the last two months, once to see the Titanic Exhibit and most recently... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
mytwobits
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Washington
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The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture (MAC) is the largest cultural organization in the Inland Northwest with five underground galleries, an orientation gallery, cafe, store, education center, community room and the Center for Plateau Cultural Studies. The museum campus also includes the historic 1898 Campbell House, a library & archives, an auditorium and outdoor amphitheater. The exhibits and programs focus on three major disciplines: American Indian and other cultures, regional history and visual art. The Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, and is accredited by the American Association of Museums. Hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays are half-price admission days. On Wednesdays, the museum is open until 8:00 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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2316 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201-5906
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"campbell house"
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"current exhibit"
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"browne's addition"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"revolving exhibits"
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"ice age"
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"wall plaques"
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"nice gift shop"
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"admission price"
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"great facility"
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"couple of hours"
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"mac"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When we visited there was an exhibit of local Spokane memorabilia of past years. The clothing was very intriguing. There was also an installation about origami and light, unusual, but worth seeing. There is a little cafe inside with seating. We had our own lunches...More

Thank loverainsky
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been here twice in the last two months, once to see the Titanic Exhibit and most recently to see the Edward Curtis exhibit. Both times we have found this museum to be an excellent experience. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

I visited after the Titanic exhibit was being dismantled. There was a one room of local 1912 artifacts and a stairwell with paper mache (?)ice age animals and that was it. There was nothing to this museum that is not a special exhibit. Even the...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The exhibition was the Titanic. There was much to see and learn. The local history was pretty impressive.

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I just became members of the museum and our first visit was to see the compelling exhibit. It was amazing and eye opening experience. I had seen this before in Seattle years ago, but this time was very emotional and moving to...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

This is a nice, not spectacular, museum. We were with a tour group of twelve and most were disappointed to the point that the tour host refunded 75 percent of the cost of admission. On the other hand, my wife and I were delighted with...More

Thank Sungron
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Come on spokane our old museum we had when I was growing up in the 50's was so much better. I am not happy even to call it a museum.

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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

$79 Bucks for 2 adults and 4 teens would have upset me if it was just for Titanic... we really enjoyed the tour of the 1889 home. I love Titanic memorabilia and there were a few things that were neat. It wasn’t worth the price...More

Thank Kristian K
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Reviewed March 27, 2018

I'm always surprised how many people in Spokane that haven't been to our little treasure here in our hometown. For a smaller city I'm impressed how this museum great so wonderful traveling shows. The Campbell how is a extra fee but information history on our...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

I recently visited the museum because of the Titanic exhibit. mind you though this is not my 1st visit to the museum however it is my most memorable. I went on a Thursday morning and I when I arrived I noticed some school buses parked...More

2  Thank Carrie G
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bajoran0917
May 5, 2018|
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Response from Paul K | Reviewed this property |
This depends highly on what you appreciate and what you expect. True - it is not the Smithsonian. But the artifacts and local history are a gem of a find. This museum also host touring exhibitions and had a Titanic... More
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Sharher
April 19, 2018|
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Response from Kristian K | Reviewed this property |
We experienced no lines on a weekday. It’s not a large facility and the exhibit has been there for awhile. I think your only concern would be large school (elementary) tours. Don’t forget to tour the historic home. It... More
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Lani D
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