Sunnyside, WA Tourist Attractions
Sunnyside is located in south central Washington. The town enjoys a sunny climate and is known for its vegetable crops, particularly asparagus. The town hosts a number of annual events and festivals so check with the Chamber of Commerce before you go to find out what will be happening during your stay.
The Sunnyside Museum displays a variety of historical artifacts from the town's history. Weapons, musical instruments, household items and other equipment are among the Sunnyside Museum's collection.
Toppenish, in south central Washington, is a pleasant mid sized town with a couple of interesting museums and a cultural center. Of particular note in the town are the historical murals that adorn the outdoor walls of local establishments. The town is large enough that visitors will find all the regular amenities along with hotel and dining options.
American Hop Museum
The American Hop Museum features displays on the history of the hop industry, particularly as it relates to the town of Toppenish and the surrounding area.
Toppenish Museum (closed)
The Toppenish Museum looks at the history of Toppenish as it relates to the pioneering period.
Yakama National Cultural Center
The Yakama National Cultural Center in Toppenish features displays and dioramas on Native American history, particularly the Yakama Indians.
Address: 280 Buster Road, Box 151, Toppenish, WA 98948, United States
Opening hours: 8am-12pm, 1pm-5pm; Sun: 8am-12pm, 9am-5pm; Sat: 8am-12pm, 9am-6pm
Always closed on: New Year's Day (Jan 1), Thanksgiving - USA (4th Thursday, Nov), Christmas - Christian (Dec 25)
Entrance fee in USD: Family $15.00, Adult $6.00, Military discount $4.00, Child 18 & under $4.00, Senior over 55 $4.00, Child 10 & under $2.00
Facilities: Gift shop
Goldendale is a small town in southern central Washington, not far from the Columbia River. This little town always seems to have something going on. Check with the town's events calendar to see what's happening in Goldendale.
Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale
The Maryhill Museum of Art in Goldendale, has a unique collection of Items. Displays include works by Rodin, Native American exhibits, "American Classical Realism paintings", a display on Queen Marie of Romania with clothing, jewelry, household and personal items, European paintings, a collection of Chess Sets, French Fashion Mannequins and stage sets, and more. If you are visiting Goldendale, the Museum of Art is a must see.
Maryhill - Stonehenge
The Stonehenge in Maryhill is a replica of the one in England, and serves as a memorial to those soldiers from Klickitat County who were killed in World War I. Maryhill's Stonehenge is operated by the Maryhill Museum.
Goldendale Observatory State Park
The Goldendale Observatory Interpretive Center, unlike many other observatories, welcomes visitors and focuses on educating the public. There are afternoon and evening viewing sessions.
Klickitat County Museum and Presby House
The Klickitat County Museum is located in the historic Presby House. The museum explores the history of Goldendale and Klickitat County.
Union Gap lies just outside the city of Yakima in the Yakima Valley. Although Union Gap is quite a small town it hosts a number of annual events and festivals during the summer that draw large numbers of visitors.
Central Washington Agricultural Museum
As the name suggests, the Central Washington Agricultural Museum displays a large collection of farming equipment, as well as a blacksmith shop and other historic items.
Grandview, in south central Washington State, offers beautiful views of Mount Rainier and Mount Adams.
Benton County Historical Museum, Prosser
The Benton County Historical Museum in Prosser. The museum features a variety of pioneering artifacts, American Indian items, and more.