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The Olympic Peninsula and Washington Coast Sights

Makah Cultural and Research Center

  • 1880 Bayview Ave. Map It
  • Neah Bay
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 10/17/2014

Fodor's Review

Thousands of Makah art pieces and artifacts, many eons old, fill a space done in low lights and rich timbers and divided into an easy route of intriguing exhibits. The centerpiece is a full-size cedar longhouse, complete with hand-woven baskets, fur skins, cattail wool, grass mats on the bed planks, and a background of tribal music. Another section houses full-size whaling and seal-hunting canoes and weapons. Other areas show games, clothing, crafts, and relics from the ancient Ozette Village mudslide. The small shop stocks a collection of locally made art pieces, books, and crafts; plan to spend some time looking around. This is an impresssive a museum as you'd find in any major city, and should be a stop on any itinerary in the region.

Sight Information

Address:

1880 Bayview Ave., Neah Bay, Washington, 98357, United States

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Phone:

360-645–2711

Website: www.makah.com

Sight Details:

  • $5
  • Daily 10–5 (unless harsh weather forces closure)

Updated 10/17/2014

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