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Online Tutorial: Butter Making

Online Tutorial: Butter Making

Join our virtual host Matthew as he travels back in time to early Wenatchee where he meets pioneer woman Debbie who gives him a lesson on making butter. Debbie explains the science behind separating cream into butter and buttermilk. You can make butter too! All you need is heavy whipping cream, a jar with a…

Join our virtual host Matthew as he travels back in time to early Wenatchee where he meets pioneer woman Debbie...

Apple Industry Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour: 1920s Apple Sorter

Join our virtual host Matthew for the Wenatchee Valley Museum Virtual Tour: 1920s Apple Sorter, a fun tour in our Apple Industry Exhibit. Matthew is joined by our Education & Volunteer Specialist Debbie Sawyer. Debbie discusses the history of our local apple industry while demonstrating our working 1920s Apple Sorter featuring an apple catapult!  …

Join our virtual host Matthew for the Wenatchee Valley Museum Virtual Tour: 1920s Apple Sorter, a fun tour in our...

Songbirds Sampler

A Sampler of Songbirds in North Central Washington

The Wenatchee Valley Museum is excited to partner with North Central Washington Audubon Society to bring you the sights and sounds of nature. Join narrator Bruce McCammon as he shares 20 locally spotted songbirds. Bruce will capture your attention with beautiful photography and crisp, clear recordings of their delightful songs as he gives you tips…

The Wenatchee Valley Museum is excited to partner with North Central Washington Audubon Society to bring you the sights and...

Online Activity: DIY Marble Run

Online Activity: DIY Marble Run

Join our virtual host Matthew and Americorp MakerSpace Coordinator Clayton to learn how you can make your own Marble run with items you find around your house. In this project you are the engineer and you’ll problem solve to design a Marble Run. The key to keeping your marble rolling is to understand the forces…

Join our virtual host Matthew and Americorp MakerSpace Coordinator Clayton to learn how you can make your own Marble run...

Artistic Creations: Cat in the Hat

Wenatchee Valley Museum Online Classes: Artistic Creations CAT IN THE HAT

Join the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s online class Artistic Creations: Cat in the Hat! You should already have all the supplies you need at your house: paper, and black, red, and white coloring supplies. We used oil pastels, but if you don’t have them don’t worry, you can use crayons, markers, colored pencils, paint, or even…

Join the Wenatchee Valley Museum’s online class Artistic Creations: Cat in the Hat! You should already have all the supplies...

Legend of Saddle Rock

The Legend of Saddle Rock

Saddle Rock is a well known Wenatchee landmark formed from an ancient intrusion of volcanic magma through the sedimentary rock of the western foothills. The Wenatchi-P’squosa Indians know the place as where Black Bear and Grizzly Bear once engaged in a battle over their husband. The smaller rocks scattered to their sides are variously described…

Saddle Rock is a well known Wenatchee landmark formed from an ancient intrusion of volcanic magma through the sedimentary rock...

High School Art Virtual Tour

Wenatchee Valley Museum Virtual Tour: High School Art

Join us for a virtual tour of the 41st Annual Regional High School Art Show at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center, in cooperation with the North Central Educational Services District and the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. This virtual art tour showcases our student’s creativity and talent District-wide and State-wide, and recognizes…

Join us for a virtual tour of the 41st Annual Regional High School Art Show at the Wenatchee Valley Museum...

Online Class: DIY Catapult

Wenatchee Valley Museum Online Classes: DIY Catapult

Dear Wenatchee Valley Museum friends and neighbors, While our buildings are closed, our staff is continuing to work both on and off site finding ways to bring the Museum to you. We are excited to launch both Virtual Tours and Online Classes on our YouTube channel. We hope you will subscribe and join us in…

Dear Wenatchee Valley Museum friends and neighbors, While our buildings are closed, our staff is continuing to work both on...

Virtual Tours and Online Classes

Online classes and virtual museum tours coming soon!

Want to get hands-on with art, STEM, or storybook projects, or get behind-the-scenes with our cultural exhibits? You’re in luck! We have immediate plans to bring you virtual tours including our popular Our People Our Places, with hands-on butter making, and an insiders view of our Apple Industry with a demonstration of our apple sorter!…

Want to get hands-on with art, STEM, or storybook projects, or get behind-the-scenes with our cultural exhibits? You’re in luck!...

Public Safety Access

Museum Temporarily Closed to Public

Wenatchee, Wash. – (Mar. 16, 2020) The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center has been actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation and has been in touch with the Chelan-Douglas Health District as developments about the virus have unfolded. As Washington state government officials are taking steps to keep our public spaces, our communities, and our children…

Wenatchee, Wash. – (Mar. 16, 2020) The Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center has been actively monitoring the COVID-19 situation...

Guest Health & Safety Update

Guest Health & Safety Update

To ensure that the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center remains a safe, secure, and welcoming space for all our visitors, our staff is closely following the recommendations of the Chelan-Douglas Health District and State of Washington’s emergency recommendations regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to increasing concerns over large gatherings, and the recommendations of the…

To ensure that the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center remains a safe, secure, and welcoming space for all our...

Guest Health & Safety

We know that the novel coronavirus is on everyone’s mind and ours too. We wanted to take a moment to update you on the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center’s operations and preparations. Nothing is more important to us than public safety and the well-being of our community. The museum is preparing for COVID-19 in…

We know that the novel coronavirus is on everyone’s mind and ours too. We wanted to take a moment to...