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Wellington Tour Returns!

The popular Wellington tour returns to Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center! On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in North American history swept down the snowy Cascades, burying two trains and killing 96 people. The guided tour also will visit four other sites between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass that played important roles in the…

The popular Wellington tour returns to Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center! On March 1, 1910, the deadliest avalanche in...

NEW Native Heritage Tour Focuses on Moses Coulee

We are thrilled to be able to offer a new Native Heritage tour this season. Explore significant cultural sites of the Sinkiuse people including paint gathering, projectile manufacturing and cave locations with guide Randy Lewis. Randy Lewis grew up with a strong understanding and sense of place within Native American Columbia Plateau indigenous society. Lewis…

We are thrilled to be able to offer a new Native Heritage tour this season. Explore significant cultural sites of...

HS Art Show Awards Presented

The 38th Annual Regional High School Art Show is on display at the Wenatchee Valley Museum through May 6.  Regional Awards were presented on Saturday, March 11, to the winners in eight different categories plus “Best of Show” at this year’s Award Ceremony. Jurors chose from pieces submitted by students from 15 North Central Washington…

The 38th Annual Regional High School Art Show is on display at the Wenatchee Valley Museum through May 6.  Regional...

Remembering Wilfred Woods

North Central Washington lost a visionary and community leader this past February. Wilfred’s influence and energy has transformed the region and is present in some of our best loved organizations, institutions and community projects. As the community comes together to celebrate and honor Wilf, we are remembering Wilf here at the museum and invite you…

North Central Washington lost a visionary and community leader this past February. Wilfred’s influence and energy has transformed the region...

Volunteer Sign Up

Here is the form to sign up to be a volunteer at the Wenatchee Valley Museum.

Here is the form to sign up to be a volunteer at the Wenatchee Valley Museum.

So much to be thankful for

As Americans gathered to count their blessings last week, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center found itself especially grateful. In the last two weeks, the museum has been awarded seven grants and one very special opportunity. The Forest Classroom Project –The forest classroom project brings students to the forest for a field experience designed…

As Americans gathered to count their blessings last week, the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center found itself especially grateful....

New exhibit features treasures from Misawa

In the 85 years since Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon made their historic non-stop, trans-Pacific flight in their airplane, Miss Veedol, from Misawa, Japan, to East Wenatchee, the world has changed a great deal. Yet the bond between the two cities has grown. Many symbols of that friendship will be on display at the Wenatchee…

In the 85 years since Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herndon made their historic non-stop, trans-Pacific flight in their airplane, Miss...

Fruit label collectors, apple aficionados come to the museum

Fruit label collectors will converge on the Wenatchee Valley Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The free swap meet is a great opportunity to add to existing collections or just to peruse an art form that died out after the advent of the cardboard box in the late 1950s. A social…

Fruit label collectors will converge on the Wenatchee Valley Museum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15. The...

Nisbet’s nose for genius turns up NW artist

Leno’s World – a lecture and slide show presentation by Ancient Places author Jack Nisbet Tuesday, October 4th at 7 p.m. Free to the public (a $5 donation is requested) Popular northwest author Jack Nisbet has a nose for genius and his depiction of terra-cotta craftsman Leno Prestini in his book “Ancient Places” does not…

Leno’s World – a lecture and slide show presentation by Ancient Places author Jack Nisbet Tuesday, October 4th at 7...

A different kind of story time comes to the Museum

Guest story teller Paul Atwood takes children on a whimsical journey “Into the Woods” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 in the first of a series of fun and fanciful Saturday readings held at the museum through the school year. The free event is appropriate for children of all ages and is open to the…

Guest story teller Paul Atwood takes children on a whimsical journey “Into the Woods” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24...

Mega-floods and the scientific method

August 9 at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, August 9 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum. They are again honored to have as their speaker Dr. Vic Baker, Professor of Planetary and Geo-Sciences, U. of Arizona-Tucson. He will discuss current thinking on Ice…

August 9 at 7 p.m. Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M.,...

Super Summer Adventures continue to amaze!

There are just five weeks left of Adventures to be had. Don’t let your future scientists, artists and explorers miss out. Topics still to be covered include the sea, wind, animals, sticky science and international adventures. Register today!  

There are just five weeks left of Adventures to be had. Don’t let your future scientists, artists and explorers miss...