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Grant County Historical Museum

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Address: 742 Basin St NW, Ephrata, WA 98823-1635

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'Museum' is a misnomer, although there is a conventional one on the site. Otherwise, there are nearly forty structures on the property. A docent takes you to each, opens the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It is obvious the amount of care and devotion that has gone into the creation of this museum. The main exhibits are in a two story building and contain explanations and artifacts from prehistory to modern times. Many exhibits are hand made. There is a special emphasis on the impacts of the Columbia Basin Project and Grand Coulee Dam. If... More 

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

'Museum' is a misnomer, although there is a conventional one on the site. Otherwise, there are nearly forty structures on the property. A docent takes you to each, opens the padlock on the door, and reveals something akin to Tut's tomb inside. The photography shop, for example, houses a collection of antique cameras; the Chinese laundry, an exhibit of Maytag... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2014

There is a lot to see in this museum so set aside a half a day for your visit. There are many heritage buildings to go through with unique displays.

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Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

I found the Grant County Historical Museum by accident in 2006. Just returned a few weeks ago. In addition to the main museum building, there are about 30 buildings set up as a town would have been in the late 1800s/early 1900s. A number of the buildings are true historic buildings that were moved to the museum site. Each building... More 

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