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Address: 347 Division St, Leavenworth, WA 98826-1444
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+1 509-548-0728
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Wed - Sun 10:00 - 17:00

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Good little museum with the history of Leavenworth.

Small but interesting. Great before and after photos of Leavenworth. The little old lady at the front desk, was so sweet and engaging-I loved her!

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Pendleton, Oregon

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Pendleton, Oregon
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93 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Small but interesting. Great before and after photos of Leavenworth. The little old lady at the front desk, was so sweet and engaging-I loved her!

Thank gcoop75
Washougal, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 30 September 2016

An absolute must to visit for those interested in the history of Leavenworth. We left having a greater appreciation of the town and its community and the ingenuity and perseverance of man. Wonderful exhibit of pictures and text line the walls.

Thank lindylu345
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016

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 

2 Thank Sheart F
Maple valley, Wa., United States
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 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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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 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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115 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 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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48 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 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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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 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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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 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 

1 Thank Sherri T
Pasco, Washington
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389 reviews
163 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 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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