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Museum FAQs

What days are the museum open and what are the hours of operation?

What days are the museum open and what are the hours of operation?

Hours of operation
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am-4:00pm, except major holidays
Open 10:00am-8:00pm on the first Friday of every month (free admission)

 

What holidays does the museum close for?

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving
Christmas & ½ day Christmas Eve


What does it cost to visit the museum?

Admission
Adults: $5.00
Seniors and students: $4.00
Children ages 6-12: $2.00
Children 5 and under and museum members: Free
Free admission on first Friday of every month

 

How do I get to the museum and where do I park?

127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Geocache coordinates: 47°25’20.71” N, 120°18’39.51” W
Driving/Walking Directions
Mission Street is a one-way (northbound) street running parallel to Wenatchee Avenue and just one block west of “the Ave”. The next street to the west is Chelan Avenue; it is one-way southbound. The Museum is located on the northwest corner of Yakima and Mission streets.
Free parking is available on Mission Street in front of the Museum. A large City of Wenatchee parking lot is one block south of the Museum at the corner of Mission and Kittitas Streets (free).

Museum Directions map

 

What resources do you have for teachers and classrooms?

The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center is a treasured resource for teachers and students in our region. During the school year, many school groups schedule museum visits to explore our exhibits and participate in special hands-on programs such as Youth on the Columbia and Beauty of Bronze. Teachers also use our Museum-to-You boxes and borrow from our extensive library of science, environmental, historical and cultural films to enhance classroom instruction.
Click here to learn more!

 

Can I schedule a guided tour?

Yes! We offer various different Please contact our Education Department at (509) 888-6243 to schedule a tour.

 

Can I make a donation?

Historical items, art and cultural material may be accepted as a donation if it is in good condition and helps tell the story of the Wenatchee Valley. A committee reviews potential donations on a monthly basis. To offer an item to the museum, submit your contact information, any details about the item and an image (digital or photo) to the museum via email, by mail or in person. PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF THE ORIGINAL ITEM TO THE MUSEUM UNLESS YOU HAVE MADE PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS.
To donate money, click here!

What are the membership options?

Our members are the foundation of our success. Your support makes possible the amazing programs, exhibits and the preservation of our history that is an essential part of our community. Your membership with us gives you year-round access to the fun exhibits, events and activities that are happening here.
Click here to learn about all of our membership benefits and levels!

 

How do I make a research/photo request?

Research Requests and requests for copies of photographs from our collections are handled on a first come, first serve basis. Members of the museum receive priority for requests. A charge may be assessed for research or use of photos.
(509) 888-6240
info@wvmcc.org
127 South Mission Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801

 

How can I get involved and volunteer at the museum?

Volunteers are an important support system for the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center and serve in many capacities. From one time special projects to on-going involvement, volunteer help the museum deliver essential services to the community. Click here for a general overview of a few of the volunteering opportunities available here at WVMCC.

 

We appreciate your support! Please contact us at (509) 888-6240 or info@wvmcc.org if you have any further questions!