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Fort Walla Walla Museum

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Fort Walla Walla Museum is a walking museum located on 17 acres, and is a must-see for visitors. As the primary caretaker of the cultural and historical heritage of the Walla Walla Valley, the Museum features four large exhibit halls housing...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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755 NE Myra Rd, Walla Walla, WA 99362-8035
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+1 509-525-7703
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All reviews pioneer village farm equipment life size mule team military history main building learn something blacksmith shop interesting displays several buildings outdoor exhibits love history great history early settlers well worth the visit great place to visit lots of history
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never thought such a small town could support a museum of this size. The entrance building has a number of exhibits in it, but then there are several massive exhibit halls and an outdoor village with gardens and more buildings to explore. Too much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Snacksamillion
Reviewed 1 week ago

A planned one hour visit extended to two and a half hours. We could have stayed longer. Wonderful find. For those interesting in history, farming, machinery, and Americana.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jn0987
CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and we are glad to know your enjoyed your time with us. Hopefully your travels will bring you to our wonderful valley again and we will be able to share more regional history with you....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum sits quietly off the road, but inside these grounds is a huge exhibit of the buildings and activities of the early settlers who came to the Walla Walla Valey. Don't miss this one.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank OldPoiDog
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is so much history of the town here. It's a great little place. They have some great displays inside and outside. Their staff is super friendly.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travelinaccountant2
Reviewed 9 November 2018

No matter how many times I visit I learn something new about the "old". History I hadn't known about this great area in which we live; the people who lived and worked here from the beginning, to the interactions with the new-comers and the lives...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vicki J
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you want to know a bit more of the history of this delightful town of Walla Walla, we found this museum most interesting. Lots of history on the war, and the settlement and treaties with the Walla Walla Indians.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tudman
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This museum is very clean. The displays are full of information I had not known and we had visited several other museums in the area. The volunteers were delightful! Smiles and around for questions. Signage was great!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betty B
CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and taking the time to share your comments on TripAdvisor! We are glad to know you enjoyed your time with us and sincerely hope you find your travels return you to Walla Walla to see and explore...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

There is a lot to see here, with many varieties of artifacts from the area, from early settlers to WW2. There are three rooms inside the main building plus several outbuildings with larger exhibits. There’s a little bit of everything.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KatieGMillCreekWA
CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and hope you have many opportunities to enjoy time here. Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts on Trip Advisor, it is appreciated and helps us continue to provide...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

If you are into the history of the area, this is the place to go. Exhibits in four buildings including lots of old farm machinery. Outdoor exhibits include a train depot, school , and blacksmith shop.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We went with a 3 and 8 year old. The volunteers/ staff were so lovely, and the museum is very hands-on, inside and outside. A great place! Plan 2 hours or so, bring your own snacks.More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank coffee_jones
Carolyn K, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Fort Walla Walla Museum and hope you have many opportunities to enjoy time here. Thank you for taking time to share your thoughts on Trip Advisor, it is appreciated and helps us continue to provide...More

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Response from 101jumper | Reviewed this property |
Yes in the outside park. No inside less service animals.
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Response from Carol C | Reviewed this property |
Not at this time but there are picnic tables so you can take something with you.
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