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Makah Cultural and Research Center

1880 Bayview Ave, Neah Bay, WA 98357
+1 360-645-2711
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Wonderful museum

We really like it. It gives you a feel for the history of the tribe. Well worth your time. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Salt Lake City
MUST see if you have any interest in the Native American experience

Very fascinating introduction to Ozette and Makah history. $5 entry but worth it. The history of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Inside the cultural center is a scale model of a typical Makah village of the last century.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1880 Bayview Ave, Neah Bay, WA 98357
+1 360-645-2711
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really like it. It gives you a feel for the history of the tribe. Well worth your time. This is the high point of a visit to Neah Bay

Thank TravelLady51
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very fascinating introduction to Ozette and Makah history. $5 entry but worth it. The history of the area is so interesting. Take time to read all the historical notes, see implements, kayaks and whaling and fishing lore. How the village was destroyed and how our...More

Thank _ken4541
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went directly here after my hike up on Cape Flattery. I wanted to know more. So glad I followed my curiosity. I entered and started to read and analyze the exhibits. The Makah lived off the bounty of the sea. They hunted whales and...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum hold over 40,000 artifacts discovered from an old Indian site that was buried in a landslide a few hundred years ago. The started excavating the sire in the 1960s, and now they have this museum to display everything. The Makah Tribe depended on...More

Thank AF_Hiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last weekend of August also happened to be the 93rd year celebration of the Makkah Indians. The town was full with parades. We had to surpass the museum going in to Neah Bay to Cape Flattery but were able to stop upon return. Admission...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to see the Cape Flattery and I didn't know much anything around this area. I decided to go there last minute on my trip to Seattle and I did not have time to do research in advance. Once I got closer to the...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove here from Lake Crescent, having read about the museum. It is an interesting drive with some spectacular views towards Canada. The museum is very well laid out and gives a fascinating insight into the Makah nation. The small shop also sells items made...More

Thank Librarian059
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This Museum is about an hour drive west of Port Angeles. We ventured there because they they discouvered artifacts that recovered from a village burried in a mudslide over 500 years ago. This is a top notch presentation of these items. The drive is a...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a must see if you are interested in the Native American culture of the Northwest. Excellent displays of all types of artifacts well preserved by a mud slide, now cleaned and on display.

Thank TXRVer09
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is a very nice museum. It is very much out of the way but it is worth a short visit. The scenery on the way to the museum is worth it so the drive is not as long as it might look. It's a...More

Thank Shaymur
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12 October 2016|
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Response from Sequim132 | Reviewed this property |
I agree about an hour to visit the museum. If like us you enjoy video presentations the one at the end of your walk through the museum is very good with tribal elder stories. The hike only takes about 20 minutes each way... More