EDUCATION IS A BRIDGE TO UNDERSTANDING

The Wanapum Heritage Center is dedicated to the children of today and the ones yet to come.

Museum outreach programs include:
• School visits to the museum
• The mobile Wanapum Native American Discovery Unit (WNADU)
• Special exhibits
• Wanapum presentations at regional events

Admission is always free and there is no cost to bring the WNADU to your school or event.

Wanapum Heritage Center Events


New hours starting july 1

Mon, Thur, Fri | 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Tues, Wed | CLOSED

Sat, Sun | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SPECIAL EXHIBIT

Sept 8, 2022 – Jan 15, 2023

Hanford Reach: In the Atomic Field Exhibit

Hanford Reach: In the Atomic Field

This exhibit maps the Hanford Site, a place of essence and importance to the Wanapum Band of Priest Rapids. Through photography, sound, and video the installation reflects the atomic histories of Hanford, and the secrecy that enshrouds them.Created by Glenna Cole Allee
With Michael Paulus, videography, and Jon Leidecker, sound design
A collaborative animation with Gregory Cosmo Haun
And a print of the poem “Plume,” by Kathleen Flenniken

Winter Tule Mat Lodge

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