Museums and national historic sites in the area offer diverting programs and snapshots of history.

Boldman House. 410 N. First St., Dayton. Open 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and tours by arrangement. Contact 509-382-1548 or boldmanhousemuseum@gmail.com. ubne.ws/2VxLEMc. 

Bruce House Museum and adjoining Wilson-Phillips House, Waitsburg Museum. Fourth and Main streets. To book a visit, contact 509-337-6157 or 509-337-3009, text 713-252-1196, or email whstour@gmail.com. waitsburgmuseum.org.

Dayton Historic Depot. 222 E. Commercial St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 509-382-2026. daytonhistoricdepot.org/.

Fort Walla Walla Museum. 755 Myra Road. March 1-Oct.  31 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; Nov. 1-Feb. 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. Admission fees. 509-525-7703 or info@fortwallawallamuseum.org. fwwm.org/

Frazier Farmstead Museum, 1403 Chestnut St., Milton-Freewater. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. Free admission. 541-938-4636. Frazier1868@gmail.com and frazierfarmsteadmuseum.org/

Frenchtown Historic Site. 8364 Old Highway 12. Open dawn to dusk daily. Free admission. frenchtownwa.org

Kirkman House Museum. 214 N. Colville St., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission. 529-4373. kirkmanhousemuseum.org/

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute. 47106 Wildhorse Blvd., Pendleton. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. tamastslikt.org/.

Whitman Mission National Historic Site. 328 Whitman Mission Road. No entrance fee. 509-522-6360. nps.gov/whmi/index.