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Museum of Culture and Environment

Visit the Museum

The Museum is closed for the summer. We will re-open at the beginning of Fall Quarter. Thank you for a great 2016-2017 academic year!

Group tours and school visits may be availble during the summer months, depending on staff availabilty. Email or call 509-963-2313 to enquire.


Wednesday-Friday -  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Admission is free to all. Donations are accepted.


The Museum of Culture and Environment is located on the first floor of Dean Hall on the Central Washington University campus. The street address is:

1200 Wildcat Way (1200 N. D St.)
Ellensburg, WA  98926-7544

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Parking on campus is free on Saturdays. Weekday parking permits for campus lots are currently $5.00. There are Parking Permit dispensers available in many lots. The nearest lot to the Museum is lot O-5.

Free weekday parking is available in lots:

  •    V-7 located on the corner of 18th and D Street
  •     X-22 located on the corner of 18th and Alder Street
  •     X-23 located on the corner of 18th and Brooklane Street
  •     X24 located on Brooklane Street near the challenge course


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