Mission sets Visitor Center hours


Whitman Mission National Historic Site today announced the Visitor Center hours, pending continued congressional appropriations.

The Visitor Center winter hours are daily from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Beginning the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 25, hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sundays and Mondays and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Tuesdays–Saturdays. These hours will extend through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2.

Park rangers will present programs throughout the day with special Saturday evening programs June through August.

Whitman Mission is located 7 miles west of Walla Walla off Highway 12.

A visitor to the park may view a 25-minute movie, visit the museum, take a self-guided tour of the mission grounds and enjoy a presentation by a park ranger.

Visitor information may be obtained any time by calling 509-529-2761, by visiting the park website at www.nps.gov/whmi/, or following Whitman Mission National Historic Site on Facebook.


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