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School Tours: 

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*. 


Tours for your class 
A guided tour of the museum in groups of 20, with a docent, highlights the history of the Yakima Valley. Following your tour, your class may visit the Children's Underground* for a hands-on experience with history (Grades 1 & 2). Allow approximately 1 hour. 

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.

Admission for scheduled visits and tours is $3.00 per student (no charge for teachers or chaperones) with a $25.00 minimum charge.

Fill out our online reservation form or call the Yakima Valley Museum at 248-0747.

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.

Franklin Park
Franklin Park is a wonderful place to follow up your tour with some physical activity. To reserve the Picnic Shelter, call Yakima Parks & Recreation at 575-6020.

A is For Apple

Download an educational handbook produced as a teacher's guide to compliment

our exhibit on apple farming.  Made possible through a grant from the Washington

Apple Education Foundation 35 pages of apple history, apple facts, and classroom

activities Available in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.

Reserve a Tour


A is For Apple

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