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Fort Walla Walla Museum

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Great History

There is so much history of the town here. It's a great little place. They have some great displays... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
travelinaccountant2
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Lexington, Kentucky
Revist the past and learn something new.

No matter how many times I visit I learn something new about the "old". History I hadn't known... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vicki J
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Walla Walla, Washington
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

Although I am not a history or war enthusiast I enjoyed the hour and a half we spent at this low cost expansive museum. To get in, you drive up the area that looks like a back entrance. We entered down hill where the cemetery...More

3  Thank nJOYing_Lif
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 June 2016

$8 per adult was a little steep, but at least we were there the weekend when they had some extra events going on with live actors, but it was more like $6 a person worth, not $8. Maybe if out child was a little bit...More

2  Thank plaidbagel
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Reviewed 3 days 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.

Thank travelinaccountant2
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Vicki J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Betty B
CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Thank KatieGMillCreekWA
CarolynK1373, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank David B
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

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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

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Comprehensive collection and display of significant time in history of the West. Staff is professional, well educated and were available to discuss questions and expand on exhibits.

Thank Harry H
Carolyn K, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum and for your comments. Your time and interest is valuable and appreciated. We hope you have an opportunity to visit again in the future and enjoy the many treasures of the Walla Walla region.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

This museum tells the story of local white settlement, especially the U.S. Army fort and its personnel. It offers several children's diversions on the grounds.More

Thank estrallita
Carolyn K, Executive Assistant at Fort Walla Walla Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Thank you for visiting Fort Walla Walla Museum. We hope you enjoyed your time here and encourage a visit to other important historical regional sites to add to the story of the settlement of this region. A close partner to the south of us in...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Took our grandchildren to Fort Walla Walla and they had the best time. The attraction has the best idea: have a history scavenger hunt. As we went through each of the buildings (which had a different piece of history in it), they would look for...More

Thank RicknKarin
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Yes in the outside park. No inside less service animals.
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Not at this time but there are picnic tables so you can take something with you.
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