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Tribesort descending Museum Information / Hours
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation Yakama Nation Cultural Heritage Center
100 Spiel-yi Loop
Toppenish , WA 98948

pamela@yakama.com
509-865-2800x1
fax: 509-865-5749
http://www.yakamamuseum.com/

Museum features unique dioramas and exhibits on the history and culture of the Yakama people, including life-size dwellings of the Plateau People and Yakama Nation mannequin exhibit. The Cultural Center Campus also includes a gift shop, restaurant, theater, library, and AAA luxury RV Park (1-800-877- 3087).


YEAR ROUND: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

* In cases of extreme weather please anticipate a two hour delay in opening. Please call for gift shop and library hours.

Confederated Tribes Of The Colville Reservation Colville Confederated Tribes Museum
512 Mead Way
Coulee Dam , WA 99116

shlanay1@skokomish.org
509/633-0751
fax: 509/633-2320

Museum is operated by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation. Helps increase awareness of Indian culture and traditions. Gift shop has arts & crafts on display and for sale.


Monday-Friday
9:00 am-6:00pm
*Please call for hours of operation around the holidays.

Lummi Nation Lummi Archives and Records
2616 Kwina Road Bldg J
Bellingham , WA 98226


360-384-2246
fax: 360-312-8742

The Lummi Archives & Records center preserves the tribe’s historical records. It is also the designated place to store the Tribe’s Museum Collections until a tribal museum is established.


YEAR ROUND:
Monday-Friday
8:00am-4:30pm

Makah Tribe Makah Museum/Research Center
1880 Bayview Avenue
Neah Bay , WA 98357

makahmuseum@centurytel.net
360-645-2711
fax: 360-645-2656
http://www.makah.com/mcrchome.html

Makah Museum interprets and houses 300-500 year old artifacts recovered from the Ozette Archaeological Site, as well as masks, baskets, carvings, and jewelry. Gift shop has handmade items by tribal members for sale.


YEAR ROUND:
Open Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm
Closed for holidays

*May be closed due to harsh weather. Please call for more information.

Puyallup Tribe Puyallup Tribal Museum
2002 East 28th Street
Tacoma , WA 98404


253-573-7901

Museum displays include baskets, carved masks, historic photos, drums, and paintings by Puyallup tribal members. Some items are for sale.


YEAR ROUND:
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Quinault Indian Nation Quinault Cultural Center and Museum
807 - 5th Avenue Quinault Plaza / Suite 1
Taholah , WA 98587

ljones@quinault.org
360-276-8211 ex245
fax: 360-276-4682
http://www.quinaultindiannation.com/museum.html

Museum displays include baskets, carvings, and photographic archives from seven coastal tribes. There is a small gift shop with items for sale. Tours are welcome.


YEAR ROUND:
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm

*Please call ahead of time

Skokomish Indian Tribe Skokomish Tribal Museum
N. 80 Tribal Center Road
Skokomish Nation , WA 98584

shlanay1@skokomish.org
360-426-4232 ex2015
fax: 360-877-5943

Museum features Skokomish artists and craftspeople. Displays include carvings, bentwood boxes, baskets, and paintings.


YEAR ROUND: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Squaxin Island Tribe Squaxin Island Tribe Museum Library and Research Center (MLRC)
150 SE K’WUH-DEEGS-ALTXW
Shelton , WA 98584

ckrise@squaxin.us
360-432-3839

http://squaxinislandmuseum.org

Museum features exhibits and displays on Squaxin Island history, culture, and the relationship between Squaxin Island tribal members and the seven inlets of South Puget Sound. MLRC also features a public library and a gift shop specializing in Squaxin Island and other Native American art and literature.


YEAR ROUND:
Wednesday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

*Please call in advance to ensure there are no unexpected closures.

Steilacoom Tribe Steilacoom Cultural Center and Museum
1515 Lafayette / P.O. Box 88419
Steilacoom , WA 98388

info@steilacoomtribe.org
253-584-6308
fax: 253-584-0224

Museum has displays on the Steilacoom people and occasional traveling exhibits. Located in an historic church.


YEAR ROUND:
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Suquamish Tribe Suquamish Museum
6861 NE South Street
Suquamish , WA 98392

jsmoak@suquamish.nsn.us
360/394-8499
fax: 360/598-6295
http://www.suquamishmuseum.org

Museum features exhibits on the Suquamish people, the boarding school experience, and Old Man House - a mammoth longhouse. Gift shop has handcrafted items, note cards, prints, books, videos, and t-shirts.


YEAR ROUND:
Daily: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Tulalip Tribes Tulalip Tribes Hibulb Cultural Center
6410 - 23rd Avenue NE
Tulalip , WA 98271

info@HibulbCulturalCenter.org
360/716-2600
fax: 360/716-0027
http://www.hibulbculturalcenter.org/

The Hibulb Cultural Center is approx. 23,000 square feet with a 50-acre natural history preserve. The interactive cultural center features a main exhibit, a temporary exhibit, two classrooms, a long house, a research library, and gift shop. The Hibulb cultural Center also features a fully certified collections and archaeological repository. It is the only Tribal facility certified by the State of Washington.


YEAR ROUND:
Tuesday - Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm