Yakima 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
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.
Dates and Times
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
Admission for scheduled visits and tours is $1.50 per student
(no charge for teachers or chaperones) with a $15.00
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 FountainFranklin Park
The Museum Soda Fountain welcomes group visits.
Please prearrange your visit by calling the Soda Fountain
Franklin Park is a wonderful place to followup
your tour with some physical activity. To reserve
the Picnic Shelter, call Yakima Parks & Recreation