Yakima Valley Museum

Guided Tour of the Fire EngindYakima Valley Museum Tours and Scheduled Visits

Guided tours of the Yakima Valley Museum are available Tuesday through Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm. The guided tour can also include time for constructive play in the Children's Underground. You may also schedule a group visit to the Children's Underground before public hours Tuesday - Friday (except Wednesday).

Tours for your class (approximately 25)
A guided tour of the museum, with a docent, highlights the history of the Yakima Valley. Following your tour, your class will visit the Children's Underground for a hands-on experience with history. Allow approximately 1 hour.

Tours for two classes (approximately 50)
The tour will be conducted in the same way as one class except the time will be split equally between the Children's Underground and the museum tour. One class will be touring the museum while the other remains in the Children's Underground. Allow approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes.

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The tour season at the Yakima Valley Museum runs from September 20 through May 30. Summer programs, which include scavenger hunts and workshops in the Children's Discovery Garden, will be scheduled during the last two weeks of June and during the month of July.

*Please note that the Children's Underground is open to the public Monday - Saturday from 1:00pm - 5:00pm.

Admission for scheduled visits and tours is $1.50 per student (no charge for teachers or chaperones) with a $15.00 minimum charge.

Call the Yakima Valley Museum at 248-0747 and indicate you are interested in scheduling a tour. Please have several possible dates and times when you call, as well as the number of students, and grade level. For More Information, email us through our contact page.

Museum Soda Fountain
The Museum Soda Fountain welcomes group visits. Please prearrange your visit by calling the Soda Fountain at 457-9810.

Franklin Park
Franklin Park is a wonderful place to followup your tour with some physical activity. To reserve the Picnic Shelter, call Yakima Parks & Recreation at 575-6020.


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