Last updated: 2/25/2012
Walla Walla, Washington
Street Address
214 N. Colville
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Mailing Address
Walla Walla, WA 99362
Hours
Year round
Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Admissions
Suggested Donation $4.00 Adults $3.00 Students/Seniors
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Kirsten Schober, Executive Director
phone: 509-529-4373
Donna Gardner, President of the Board
Susan Swayne, Textile Center Coordinator
Description

The Kirkman House is the only house museum in Walla Walla. William Kirkman was a gold miner from England who traveled America before he settled in Walla Walla. He became a cattle rancher and built his home in 1880. It has Victorian lady figurehead keyston

Artifact Collections

The museum houses artifacts that represent Walla Walla family life between 1880 and 1930.

Research Collections

The textile library houses research materials on traditional textile industry.

Educational Programs

The museum currently has its permanent exhibit, tours, docent program and spinning classes. We do have fees for the spinning classes.

Governance

The Kirkman House is a private non profit organization.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

We issue four newsletters each year.

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