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


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.

Duwamish Tribe Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
4706 West Marginal Way SW
Seattle , WA 98106

info@duwamishtribe.org
tours@duwamishtribe.org
rentals@duwamishtribe.org
www.facebook/Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center
206-431-1582
fax: 206-431-1962
https://www.duwamishtribe.org/

Jolene Haas, Director

Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center Chief Seattle, the “City that Took his Name” honored here at the home of the Duwamish People, indigenous tribal history of the “First People of Seattle’. History Museum, Native Gift Shop, Rotating Native Artist Exhibits, and educational group tours available. Traditional Puget Salish cedar post Longhouse. Duwamish history, native resource library, monthly events, cultural activities. Space rental with commercial kitchen for weddings, educational workshops, and corporate retreats. All are welcome. ADA accessible.


Free and Open to the Public – Year Round
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

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

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.