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Moving the Museum to the Wenatchee Post Office – 5/21/2024

With the museum’s collections growing far beyond the Carnegie Building’s capacity, museum Executive Director Beulah Davenport and Museum Association Board member Richard E. “Dick” Bell work together to move operations…

With the museum’s collections growing far beyond the Carnegie Building’s capacity, museum Executive Director Beulah Davenport and Museum Association Board...

Dutch John Galler: The Valley’s First Vintner – 6/14/2024

The Wenatchee Valley is taking its place among the great wine-making regions of the world, with Washington second only to California in U.S. wine production and international awards. The success…

The Wenatchee Valley is taking its place among the great wine-making regions of the world, with Washington second only to...

The Historic Wine Tour of Downtown Wenatchee is Back by Popular Demand – 6/12/2024

Wenatchee, Wash. – (June 7, 2024) The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center invites you to indulge in a journey through Wenatchee’s wine and history during our upcoming Historic Wine…

Wenatchee, Wash. – (June 7, 2024) The Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center invites you to indulge in a journey...

Curiosities from the Museum: Raggedy Dolls – 6/11/2024

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, some odd and strange things have been donated to the collection. While there is currently a screening process and procedures for donating…

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, some odd and strange things have been donated to the collection. While...

Earth Day at Wenatchee High School, 1970 – 6/8/2024

Courtesy of The Wenatchee World. Wenatchee High School students bag trash they found along the Squilchuck Road on America’s first Earth Day 40 years ago. From left, they are Jeanie…

Courtesy of The Wenatchee World. Wenatchee High School students bag trash they found along the Squilchuck Road on America’s first...

Chinese Mined Around Wenatchee – 5/24/2024

Caption: This painting by the late Wenatchee artist Walter Graham depicts Chinese miners with a sluice box and pan, search­ing for gold on the Columbia River. The painting may be…

Caption: This painting by the late Wenatchee artist Walter Graham depicts Chinese miners with a sluice box and pan, search­ing...

Curiosities from the Museum: Taxidermized Animals – 5/23/24

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, some odd and strange things have been donated to the collection. While there is currently a screening process and procedures in place…

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, some odd and strange things have been donated to the collection. While...

NCW Juried Art Show Returns to the Wenatchee Valley Museum – 5/23/2024

Wenatchee, Wash. – (May 17, 2024) The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center and the NCW Arts Alliance are honored to showcase quality work by regional artists in the 2024…

Wenatchee, Wash. – (May 17, 2024) The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center and the NCW Arts Alliance are honored...

Curiosities from the Museum: Mystery Parchment

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, there have been some odd and strange things that have been donated to the collection. While currently there is a screening process…

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, there have been some odd and strange things that have been donated...

Curiosities from the Museum: Butt Bustle – 5/2/2024

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, some odd and strange things have been donated to the collection. While there is currently a screening process and procedures for donating…

Over the years at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, some odd and strange things have been donated to the collection. While...

Travel Back in Time as you Explore the Historic Homes Tour! – 5/1/2024

A rare glimpse into historic structures such as the Cascadian Hotel, the Wells House, and the Home of Peace Mausoleum The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center is partnering with…

A rare glimpse into historic structures such as the Cascadian Hotel, the Wells House, and the Home of Peace Mausoleum...

The Beginning of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center – 4/26/2024

Over a century since its inception in the 1920s, the shape and size of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center have changed and grown alongside the Wenatchee Valley community….

Over a century since its inception in the 1920s, the shape and size of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural...