Skip to Main Content

Toppenish, Washington: Yakima Nation Museum and Teepees

The Yakima Nation Cultural Center is shaped like a giant Native American winter lodge teepee. There are 14 teepees representing the tribes in the region that signed the original treaty with the US government.

Yakima Nation Museum and Cultural Center

Toppenish, WA
Yakima Nation Museum and Cultural Center. Walking distance from Yakama Nation RV and Legends Casino. 18 miles South of Yakima on Hwy 97 - a mile North of Toppenish.
Each section has different hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Various for different events
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Yakima Nation Museum and Teepees

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Yakima Nation Museum.

Yakima Nation Museum and Teepees

The Yakima Nation Cultural Center is shaped like a giant Native American winter lodge teepee. It houses a museum, gift shop, library, theater, restaurant, RV Campsite, park, and store. The Yakima Nation is a combination of 14 tribes. The site also contains 14 more traditional teepees that are set up to represent each tribe.

[Jody Day, 05/30/2012]
Real Teepees

Real Teepees at the Yakama Nation Heritage Center/RV Park. Right off of Hwy 97.

[Michelle, 02/12/2006]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Totem Pole HouseTotem Pole House, Toppenish, WA - 1 mi.
Toppenish Murals: Man vs BearToppenish Murals: Man vs Bear, Toppenish, WA - 2 mi.
Teapot Dome Gas StationTeapot Dome Gas Station, Zillah, WA - 4 mi.
In the region:
9/11 Twin Towers Plus Dinosaurs, Granger, WA - 8 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Map and Plan Your Own Roadside Adventure ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Washington Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Petrified Wood Park Museum, Lemmon, South Dakota (May 29-Jun 4, 2023)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Favorite Quirky City Sights