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Yakama Nation Cultural Center

Spiel-yi Loop, Toppenish, WA 98948
+1 509-865-2800
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Lots of fun and good food

Interesting, fun, great food and RV park is wonderful with bike and hiking trail around it. We try... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Seattle, Washington
Worth a special trip

A complete exploration of the Yakama nation with a small but interesting gift shop with locally... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
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This cultural center offers a look into the culture of the Yakama Indians.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Spiel-yi Loop, Toppenish, WA 98948
+1 509-865-2800
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Interesting, fun, great food and RV park is wonderful with bike and hiking trail around it. We try to get over at least once per year.

Thank susan462015
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A complete exploration of the Yakama nation with a small but interesting gift shop with locally made Indian crafts. Plan to spend about an hour.

Thank crisispro
Reviewed 13 September 2016

A very well presented museum, well worth a visit. A good focus on the culture and traditions of the Yakama people. Also a very good shop selling handmade bead jewellery, books and clothes

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 10 July 2016

I really enjoyed this museum while interacting with Yakama people on the Yakama Reservation. The Yakama use this venue to tell the world how they understand their history, which they value highly, so this is a really cool place to visit. There are lots of...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We spent the better part of an hour taking in all the exhibits and marveling how creative and beautiful their handwork was. We think the goverment is not looking out for us, imagine how these people felt when the feds took away 9/10 of their...More

Thank Roy P
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed an hour looking at displays and reading about the Yakama Nation history. So many sacred Native areas have been drowned by US-permitted damning across the country in recent decades, and the Yakama territory is no exception. I loved the personal touches of...More

1  Thank MaryAnnTravels
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Great displays and historical points. Really brings home injustices to our country's native traditions.

1  Thank Alicia P
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We are drawn back to this Cultural Center quite frequently. We enjoy seeing the art work of the local artists of the Yakama Nation. The staff in the Gift Shop is friendly and provides background information about the local artists and happenings in the area....More

1  Thank GigliRomano
Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

Very informative and enlightening. The history of the valley and the consequences to the Yakama Nation is a lesson to us...

1  Thank Jeri W
Reviewed 4 September 2015

With excellent exhibits and easy to understand explanations, we left with a very good understanding of the Yakama Native American culture. The giftshop had very high quality merchandise. There is a large collection of literature that can be made available to researchers. We were very...More

1  Thank John M
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