In town visit the famous Nutcracker Museum with over 5,000 nutcrackers for you to view. You will be intrigued with the tiny nutcracker in the walnut shell, and want to have your picture taken with Karl, the full sized carved beer drinker from Oberammergau
Located: 735 Front Street
Phone: 509.548.4573 or 800.892.3989
Upper Valley Museum at Leavenworth
Visit the Upper Valley Museum the museum produces exhibits that will be of interest to the residents, students, and visitors of the greater Leavenworth area. It is the mission of the Upper Valley Historical Society to preserve and promote the heritage of the Upper Valley through valued partnerships and public support.
Located: 347 Division Street
Barn Beach Reserve
Barn Beach Reserve has replaced the Audubon Center and Upper Valley Museum in Leavenworth in the former Haus Lorelei Bed and Breakfast. It will be home to an environmental learning center, an arts facility, and the Upper Valley Museum at Leavenworth. The Reserve and an adjacent city park combine to create a protected greenbelt of more than 50 acres including Blackbird Island.
Tours of the Reserve: Visitors may contact us for a tour of the Reserve:
509.548.7584 or 509.548.0181
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center
24 miles-35km to Wenatchee Valley's best kept secret, a gem of a museum, Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. See the ingenuity of the original orchardists in developing harvest equipment, view a replica scale railway of the valley, experience early native American environments, and a variety of traveling exhibits.
Located: 127 South Mission, Wenatchee
Pioneer Village and Cashmere Museum
10 miles to see log houses and buildings from over 100 years ago, and get an idea of how your great grandparents lived in a Pioneer Village! The Pioneer Village is constructed of twenty original pioneer structures dating back to the late 1800’s, complete with interior artifacts, to provide an accurate “snapshot” of life the way it was in simpler times. The Chelan County Historical Museum houses treasures of historical interest for young and old alike. The 13,000 square foot museum includes outstanding displays of Native American artifacts, natural history, and pioneer exhibits. www.cashmeremuseum.org/museum.html
Open March 1 – December 15 (Closed Thanksgiving Day) Every Day 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM.
Located: about 15 minutes from Leavenworth.
600 Cotlets Way, Cashmere