127 S. Mission St – Wenatchee
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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 Yearā€™s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidentā€™s Day
Memorial Day
4th of July
Labor Day
Veteranā€™s Day
Christmas & Ā½ day Christmas Eve

What does it cost to visit the museum?

Adults: $5.00
Seniors and students: $4.00
Children ages 6-12: $2.00
Children 5 and under and museum members: Free


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

127 South Mission Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Geocache coordinates: 47Ā°25ā€™20.71ā€ N, 120Ā°18ā€™39.51ā€ W
Driving/Walking Directions
Mission Street is a one-way (northbound) street running parallel to Wenatchee Avenue and just one block west of ā€œthe Aveā€. The next street to the west is Chelan Avenue; it is one-way southbound.Ā The Museum is locatedĀ on the northwest corner of Yakima and Mission streets.
Free parkingĀ 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 CenterĀ 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 ourĀ Museum-to-You boxesĀ and borrow from our extensive library of science, environmental, historical and cultural films to enhance classroom instruction.
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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 andĀ cultural material may be accepted as a donation if it is in good condition and helps tell the story of the Wenatchee Valley.Ā A committee reviews potential donations on a monthly basis. To offer an item to the museum,Ā 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 THEĀ ORIGINALĀ 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 collectionsĀ 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
[email protected]
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.


What is your refund policy?

Super Summer and Spring Break Adventures Refund Policy:
We will refund 75% of the cost of the class up to two weeks before the class start. You may also choose transfer to another class provided there is space available in that class. No refunds or transfers will be given within 2 weeks of the class start date.
Event, program, or tour Refund Policy:
All event ticket sales are final and are non-refundable. However, you may transfer your ticket for credit to another tour, event/program, class or as a donation.
Refund/Return Policy Museum Gift shop:
We have a 30-Day Money Back Guarantee. Return the item in its original, unused condition (including all original packaging and tags) within 30 days for a full refund.


We appreciate your support! Please contact us at (509) 888-6240 or [email protected] if you have any further questions!