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

Bondman House. 410 N. First St., Dayton. Open 1-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and tours by arrangement. 

Bruce House Museum and adjoining Wilson-Phillips House, Waitsburg Museum. Fourth and Main streets, Waitsburg. Special tours by arrangement.

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

Fort Walla Walla Museum. 755 Myra Road. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Admission fees. 509-525-7703 or

Frazier Farmstead Museum, 1403 Chestnut St., Milton-Freewater. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and by appointment. Free admission. 541-938-4636. and

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

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

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

Whitman Mission National Historic Site. 328 Whitman Mission Road. Free.

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