Reach Museum Richland WA | About, Hours, Events, Weddings, and more...

Reach Museum Richland WA | About, Hours, Events, Weddings The Reach Museum in Richland, Washington is a one-of-a-kind destination for history buffs and art aficionados alike. Established in 1987, this amazing museum features collections of items from the Columbia River Basin that represent the diverse cultures of the region’s past as well as pieces from the present. From Native American artifacts to modern contemporary art displays, you’ll find something for everyone here!

Although established in 1987, the current building opened in 2014. The Reach has a 14,000 square foot ground floor which contains the galleries, rotating exhibit, a great hall, and a store. The museum has seen approximately 70,000 visitors since opening in July 2014, and has worked with about 15,000 students as of December, 2015.

When you visit the Reach Museum, you’ll be able to explore permanent exhibits such as the Archaeology Gallery which highlights regional archaeological discoveries, or the America West Gallery which explores the stories of the early settlers who made their way across the continent. You’ll also find rotating exhibits showcasing special collections and artists like Willy Leake, considered one of the foremost painters of landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. There’s truly something for everyone at The Reach Museum.

From Native American culture to World War II stories, there are plenty of artifacts and stories to explore inside. Guests can take part in hands-on activities such as panning for gold and sifting through fossils or view life-size replicas of Northwest animals. And don't forget to check out the 3D theater, where visitors can experience a movie like never before.

The Reach Museum also regularly hosts events and educational programs throughout the year such as the popular Family Day celebration and Super Science Saturdays, perfect for aspiring scientists! Spend a day exploring the museum’s fascinating exhibits, or take a tour and learn more about the history and culture of Richland and its surrounding areas. With so much to discover, there’s no better place to learn than The Reach Museum!

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Reach Museum Weddings & Venue Renting
The Reach Museum is available for as a venue for weddings and over events.  This includes High School Proms, Lectures, Corporate Dinners, High School Reunions, Receptions, Fundraisers, Celebrations of Life, Birthday parties, Retirement Parties and Baby Showers. The options are endless!  Contact Katie Colleran for a proposal or to book an appointment at 509-943-4100 ext. 105 or

Reach Museum Address, House, and Phone
Address: 1943 Columbia Park Trail, Richland, WA 99352
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Closed Sunday & Monday
Phone: (509) 943-4100

Reach Museum Events
You can view Reach Museum's upcoming events here.  Updated regularly.

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