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Located in Yakima's beautiful Franklin Park, the Yakima Valley Museum offers historical exhibits focusing on the Yakima Valley -- its natural history, Native American culture, early pioneer life, and the roots and development of the Valley's fruit industry.

The museum also houses one of the largest collections of wagons, carriages, and early motor vehicles west of the Mississippi, an interactive Children's center, and a changing schedule of special exhibitions.

Location: 2105 Tieton Dr, Yakima Washington 98902 Telephone 509-248-0747 Fax 509-453-4890

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


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