Last updated: 2/29/2020
Kettle Falls, Washington
Street Address
1188 St. Paul Mission Rd.
Kettle Falls, WA 99141
Mailing Address
P. O. Box 498
Kettle Falls, WA 99141


Open Seasonally May 15 to September 15
Sunday - Monday, Wednesday - Saturday
11 AM - 5 PM

Museum Type(s)



The Kettle Falls Historical Center believes the history of the Kettle Falls area must be preserved for the generations to come. KFHC is proud to feature the "People of the Falls" interpretive exhibit... join us for a journey into the past and celebrate the lives of our local indigenous tribes. In addition, the center also interprets other historical sites, including St. Paul's Mission, Hudsons Bay's Fort Colvile and U.S. Military's Fort Colville.


The Kettle Falls Historical Center is a community based nonprofit organization which preserves and interprets the heritage and cultures of the diverse peoples of the Kettle Falls. Our focus spans prehistory to the creation of Lake Roosevelt. We serve our community residents and visitors through educational programs and exhibits, and the nurturing of cultural activities which reflect our focus.

"Shop at the Falls" Gift Shop

Now featuring a large variety of Unique & Original Gift Items created exclusively for KFHC by talented local artists. A large selection of Historical Books, Videos, Postcards, T-shirts and other Souvenirs are also available.

Artisan Originals

Hand Painted Tote Bags, Fabric Horses, Coyotes & Dolls, Driftwood Sculptures & Hangings, Ceramic Chimes, Leather & Beaded Jewelry, Walking Sticks and more. New items added regularly throughout the season!

Large Selection of Historical Books

We are proud to exclusively offer the book "People of the Falls", a detailed reference to the archaeology and culture of the Kettle Falls and it's people along the Columbia.

Gift Shop
Wheelchair Accessible
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Western Museums Association’s (WMA) 2023 Annual Meeting

October 5 - 8, 2023

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New England Museum Association 2023 Conference

November 8 - 10, 2023

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Small Museum Association 2023 Conference

February 19 - 21, 2024

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2024 California Association of Museums Conference Announced

March 10 - 14, 2024

Location TBD



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