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Yakama Nation Cultural Center

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The Cultural Center is located on the ancestral grounds of the Yakama Indians 1.4 million acre reservation. It was established to preserve the Yakama culture and promote greater understanding of the tribe.

The 76-foot-high lodge, a stylized version of the ancient Yakama winter lodge, dominates the center. Dioramas, exhibits, and live demonstrations in the 12,000-square-foot museum chronicles the history of the Yakama Indians.

Featuring gifts shop, restaurant, full-service library, performing arts theater, Yakama Nation Museum, and an RV Resort providing teepee rentals along with RV & tent sites. Open daily year round.

Location: PO Box 151, 280 Buster Rd, Toppenish Washington 98948 Telephone 509-865-2800 Toll Free: 800-874-3087 Fax 509-865-7570

Other History nearby:
(Toppenish) American Hop Museum
(Prosser) Benton County Historical Museum
(Yakima) Capitol Theatre
(Toppenish) Northern Pacific Railway Museum
(Grandview) Ray E Powell Museum
(Sunnyside) Sunnyside Historical Museum


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