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The Makah Cultural and Research Center houses the Makah Museum, the Makah Language Program, Archives/Library Department, Makah Education Department, and Tribal Historic Preservation Office.

Visitors to the Center can take a look at the the Makah Museum featuring artifacts recovered from the Ozette Archaeological Site and dating back to as far as 500 years ago. Within the Museum, there are 18 showcases, 3 diaromas as well as full-sized replicas of canoes and a longhouse. These displays and exhibits help interpret the culture and history of Makah as depicted by the artifacts, text and photographs.

The Museum also features the Ethnobotanical Garden that serves as an outdoor exhibit showcasing local native plants.

Other things to see here are traditional clothing, basketry and carvings featured in temporary exhibits. The Museum also houses its own store where visitors can purchase special items such as carving and basketry items made by Makah artists.

The Museum is open daily from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission fee is $5 for adults, $4 for students and senior citizens and free for children ages 5 and under.
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