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Fort Walla Walla Museum

Opens in 25 min: 10:00 - 16:00
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Fort Walla Walla Museum is a walking museum located on 17 acres, and is a must-see for visitors. As the primary caretaker of the cultural and historical heritage of the Walla Walla Valley, the Museum features four large exhibit halls housing...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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755 NE Myra Rd, Walla Walla, WA 99362-8035
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+1 509-525-7703
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All reviews pioneer village farm equipment life size mule team military history main building learn something blacksmith shop several buildings outdoor exhibits great displays early settlers small town well worth the visit lots of history great place to visit on display
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is quite a lot to see here! Early Walla Walla pioneer, Indian people, military, agriculture and a bit about the town. However, some of the exhibits are dated and the museum doesn't have a lot of signage explaining context. I'd definitely recommend coming March-October...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and for your comments. Your interest is valuable and appreciated. There is always something to see and do in this beautiful Walla Walla valley and we hope your travels bring you our way again in the future....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing museum that gives you a real feel for what it was like in the past living in this area. From the costumes to the transportation to the history of the Walla Walla area you will not be disappointed if you spend...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor! We are glad to know you enjoyed your time with us and sincerely hope you find your travels return you to Walla Walla to see and explore...More

Reviewed 8 January 2019

Great bargain on a heritage treasure in a historic community. Fun stations for young kids and exhibits filled with wonderful artifacts help tell the story of this area that was so important during the early history of the Pacific Northwest. Many different things from our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and we hope your travels bring you our way again in the future. There is always something to see and do in this beautiful Walla Walla valley and a visit to the museum is always time well...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

I never thought such a small town could support a museum of this size. The entrance building has a number of exhibits in it, but then there are several massive exhibit halls and an outdoor village with gardens and more buildings to explore. Too much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor! We are glad to know you enjoyed your time with us and sincerely hope you find your travels return you to Walla Walla to see and explore...More

Reviewed 5 December 2018

A planned one hour visit extended to two and a half hours. We could have stayed longer. Wonderful find. For those interesting in history, farming, machinery, and Americana.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Thank you for your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and we are glad to know your enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully your travels will bring you to our wonderful valley again and we will be able to share more regional history with you....More

Reviewed 28 November 2018

This museum sits quietly off the road, but inside these grounds is a huge exhibit of the buildings and activities of the early settlers who came to the Walla Walla Valey. Don't miss this one.More

Date of experience: May 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and we are glad to know your enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully your travels will bring you to our wonderful valley again and we will be able to share more regional history with you....More

Reviewed 11 November 2018

There is so much history of the town here. It's a great little place. They have some great displays inside and outside. Their staff is super friendly.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and hope you have many opportunities to enjoy time here. Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts on Trip Advisor, it is appreciated and helps us continue to provide...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

No matter how many times I visit I learn something new about the "old". History I hadn't known about this great area in which we live; the people who lived and worked here from the beginning, to the interactions with the new-comers and the lives...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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CarolynK1373, Exec Assist at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and for your comments. Your time and interest is valuable and appreciated. We hope you have an opportunity to visit again in the future and enjoy the many treasures of the Walla Walla region.

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to know a bit more of the history of this delightful town of Walla Walla, we found this museum most interesting. Lots of history on the war, and the settlement and treaties with the Walla Walla Indians.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and we are glad to know your enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully your travels will bring you to our wonderful valley again and we will be able to share more regional history with you....More

Reviewed 14 October 2018

This museum is very clean. The displays are full of information I had not known and we had visited several other museums in the area. The volunteers were delightful! Smiles and around for questions. Signage was great!More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor! We are glad to know you enjoyed your time with us and sincerely hope you find your travels return you to Walla Walla to see and explore...More

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