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Museum of Culture and Environment

The Museum of Culture and Environment approaches our diverse and changing world with an interdisciplinary perspective, examining human life, culture, and our interaction with the environment. The Museum is located in Dean Hall on the Central Washington University campus.

The Museum is closed for the summer, June 10 - September 18.

Tours and school visits may be available. Email or call 509-963-2313 to learn more.

Current Exhibitions:

The Living Room

Window on Central: Our Changing Pacific Northwest

Stellar: The Formation of Stars (Dean Hall Lobby)

Panoramic shot of Jane Orleman's living room

Panoramic shot of Jane Orleman's living room. Photo by Rob Fraser.


Keep up to date with the Museum newsletter! Subscribe for quarterly updates and occasional event reminders. Read the latest issue: March 23, 2018.  


Join us September 27 to celebrate the new school year and the opening of The Classroom: Learning by Doing at Central, a student curated exhibit. 

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