Wanapum Heritage Center

NOTICE: The Wanapum Heritage Center at Wanapum Dam will reopen for one final week to the public from Sept. 16 to 22. The Remembering our Heritage exhibit will feature new exhibits plus treasured displays.

Heritage Center

The Wanapum Heritage Center presents, maintains and continues the Wanapum history and way of life. Visitors to the museum can view numerous displays of Wanapum historical artifacts or watch videos of the Wanapum history and the Columbia River.

The Heritage Center is located next to Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River. The address for Wanapum Dam is 14353 Highway 243 S. Beverly WA 99321.

Museum Hours

  • Monday - Friday:  8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

New Wanapum Heritage Center

Under construction near Priest Rapids Dam, the new Wanapum Heritage Center will help future generations understand the importance of the natural resources of the Priest Rapids Project and the culture, traditions and beliefs of the Wanapum.

The new facility will include: Wanapum interpretive center (with permanent and temporary exhibition space), a repository and collection facility, an archives and research library, and staff offices.