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Have a research question?


The Research Library is available to all museum visitors during regular museum hours (Wednesday – Sunday, noon – 4pm). The library has books, maps, newspapers, and other documents relevant to the history of the White River Valley region and its residents, from the 1870s to today. Independent researchers are encouraged to make use of the resources the library has to offer.


Need research help?

 Research Services

Museum research staff are available to assist with research projects on an hourly basis. Research services are $25 per hour.

Make an Appointment

The museum's archives and objects collection are available for study by appointment. Collections appointments are available Monday – Friday, 9:30am to 4:30pm. Appointments require a minimum of two weeks advance scheduling.


photo orders + copying services


To purchase a digital copy of any photograph in WRVM’s collection, or to secure a license to print or distribute any images in our collection, fill out the Photo Order Form above.

To purchase a copy of a document from our archives, please contact the curator. Fees will vary depending on the project and condition of requested materials.


donate to the collection


The White River Valley Museum Collection reflects the history of the people who have inhabited the White River Valley region of Washington State from the time of Native American settlement to the present, as well as items of state, national, and international history relevant to the history of the White River Valley region.

If you have an item that you are interested in donating to the collection that fits this description, please fill out our Collections Donation Form and let us know!