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Given the area and the size of the Makah Tribe, this is quite an achievement for the Tribe. The... read more

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Excellent Museum

What a find! A small town but a large museum with lots of artifacts, information and good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nancy F
Des Moines, Iowa
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Inside the cultural center is a scale model of a typical Makah village of the last century.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1880 Bayview Ave, Neah Bay, WA 98357
+1 360-645-2711
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Given the area and the size of the Makah Tribe, this is quite an achievement for the Tribe. The Center is very nice. It is housed in a nice building with the artifacts nicely displayed. The Center surrounds the discovery (actually uncovering) of the Ozette...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a find! A small town but a large museum with lots of artifacts, information and good interpreters. We especially enjoyed the large whale boats and the wooden, movable lodge. A real introduction to the Makah culture. It's a long drive out to Neah Bay...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Makah Museum holds remnants from Ozette coastal village. In 1970 tidal erosion exposed a 500 year old Ozette village that contained long homes that had been perfectly preserved in an ancient mudslide. 55,000 artifacts were unearthed over 11 years by a group from Washington State...More

Thank Rosalind K
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was an amazing center and museum. It is very well laid out, and the displays were so well done and very interesting and informative. This stop is well worth it if you are in the area, and makes a nice inside break from the...More

Thank Larissa M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Small museum but great info about the area. Make sure you read all the informational signs. I learned a lot.

Thank BucketOn
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

What a great spot. You have to buy your Makah Rec Pass here for your trip to the Cape, but pay the extra $6 and take a quick spin through the exhibits. Really great museum!

Thank connorskid
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is one of our top 3 favorite things to do in Neah Bay. We also enyoy the Cape Flattery Trail and Shi Shi Beach.

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The museum was interesting. I learned quite a few things. It kept my kids' interests for awhile too. I was a bit disappointed that we were unable to take pictures inside. My dad would have found it all extremely interesting, but he is unable to...More

1  Thank ShellieSue
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Enjoyed learning more about the Makah Indian tribe. Staff was not very friendly however. Definitely would recommend if you have the extra time.

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 9 August 2018

From the outside, the place looks like a typical tourist museum; one that can be breezed through in 10 minutes or less. But since we had come all this way, we wanted to see what was inside. I am so glad we went! The place...More

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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