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Franklin County Historical Museum - Captures the history of Franklin County. Originally constructed in 1910 as part of Andrew Carnegie's worldwide library construction program, the high ceilings and dark wood moldings create a period atmosphere for this collection of historic artifacts and information.

American Hop Museum - Located in the heart of the nation's largest hop producing area, features striking exhibitions and intriguing displays, and a unique gift shop highlighting an array of items devoted to the history and future of hop cultivation. Since most of the hops grown in the U.S. are in the Yakima Valley, few people outside the area have ever seen them.

Columbia Kayak Adventures - Offers high quality sea kayak instruction and guided tours on the open rivers and lakes of the inland Northwest, focusing on the Upper Columbia, the Snake, and Yakima Rivers. These all have numerous islands, beautiful cliffs, and plents of sun provide habitat to an endless variety of bird and wildlife.

The Kirkman House Museum - The mission of the Kirkman House Museum is to enrich the cultural heritage of Walla Walla by preserving the Kirkman Family home, sharing its history, and educating the community and visitors about domestic life in Victorian-era Walla Walla.

Northern Pacific Railway Museum - The museum gives an opportunity for the visitor to view many aspects of early railroad transportation. Its many artifacts help to demonstrate the importance of railroad transportation to the development of the entire Western United States.

Harper Joy Theatre - Located in the Whitman College campus, the theatre features about nine productions every year.

Yakima Nation Museum & Cultural Center - A unique facility offering a museum that exhibits the history and art of the Plateau People - the Yakamas. The Center features the Heritage Inn Restaurant for fine dining, Winter Lodge Banquet and convention facility, Heritage Movie Theater, a public library, and a specialty gift shop.

Mc Allister Museum of Aviation - Originally opened in 1926 as a flight school by brothers Charlie and Alister McAllister, it was one of the longest running flight schools in the Northwest. After Charlie's death at age 95, the school was transformed into the museum it is today.

Capitol Theatre - The stage is home to a variety of productions that are presented by numerous local organizations, such as Yakima Symphony Orchestra, Town Hall, Youthworks, the Follies and many local dance studios. Capitol Theatre also proudly presents top-quality touring Broadway musicals.

Children's Museum of Walla Walla - Inspires visitors of all ages and cultural backgrounds to learn, explore, and think creatively through interactive play.

Columbia River Journeys - Specializes in Jet Boat Tours of the Columbia and Lower Snake Rivers.

Fort Walla Walla Museum - A pioneer settlement composed of 17 original buildings including cabins, schools, rail road depot, jail, children's play houses, livery stable, etc.; five large exhibit halls displaying artifacts from horse-era agriculture, the early days of Walla Walla, and military exhibits from Fort Walla Walla.

Little Theatre of Walla Walla - Producing 'good plays, done well... since 1944.' Considered to be one of the best live art venues in the area.

East Benton County Historical Museum - Located facing Kennewick's oldest park, Keewaydin Park, you will find on the museum grounds ancient Indian petroglyphs recovered from the Columbia River in 1939, pioneer farm implements, and the school bell from the old Finley School south of town.

Princess Theatre - This historic theater is showcasing live stage plays, movies, ballet recitals, jazz festivals, school graduations, meetings, rock concerts, winemaker's events and so much more!

Washington State Railroads Historical Society Museum - Dedicated to preserving the history of "All" the railroads that helped build the State of Washington -- From the Northern Pacific, Great Northern, Milwaukee Road, to the Union Pacific, SP&S Railway and all the railroads in between.

Meadowbrook Family Fun Center - Go-Kart track, Bumper Boats, Batting Cages, 18-hole Miniature Golf Course and Video Arcade are waiting for you and your family and are offered in a clean, safe family-friendly environment.

Yakima Valley Museum - This 65,000 ft facility offers historical exhibits on the Yakima Valley—its natural history, American Indian culture, pioneer life, early city life, and the roots and development of the Valley’s fruit industry. The museum has a superb collection of horse-drawn vehicles, from stagecoach to hearse.

Richland Players - A wonderful performing arts Theatre. Since 1947, the Richland Players Theater has offered a full season of live performances annually and without interruption for 63 years.