Spend a day at one of the best museums in the Tri-Cities: The REACH Museum in Richland, WA! Located just 35 minutes from Cameo Heights Mansion, The REACH has been teaching visitors of all ages about the natural features of Washington, the history of the Tri-Cities, and how we can all help save our waterways! Find out everything you need to know about this great attraction.
The REACH Museum in Richland, WA, is one of many fantastic educational centers near Cameo Heights Mansion! For a full list of great attractions, download our free Vacation Guide! Explore the Unique Museum of Unnatural History or the Franklin County Historical Museum during your stay at Cameo Heights Mansion. Our Vacation Guide also contains our recommendations for local wineries, hiking trails, and shops in the area. Plan your vacation in no time with the help of our free Vacation Guide!
Visit The REACH Museum in Richland, WA
The REACH first opened in 2014 with the goal of educating guests of all ages. The REACH Museum hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Tuesday to Saturday. General admission to the museum is just $8 for adults and $6 for seniors, military personnel, and students.
There are four permanent galleries in the museum and one rotating. The first gallery features the exhibits titled “The Land Takes Form,” “The Living Land,” “Saving the Reach,” and “The Land Transformed.” At this gallery, you’ll learn about the natural feature of this region, a well as how it was first formed.
In the second gallery, which features exhibits titled “The Manhattan Project” and “Tri-Cities, Hanford, and the Cold War,” explains this region’s impact during World War II and the fall of the Berlin War.
The third gallery, which is located in the Entry Hall, explains the features of the Columbia River and efforts made to produce clean energy in the Northwest.
The final gallery, which is located outside, demonstrates the extreme weather conditions of the Tri-Cities as well as displays a refurbished 1954 GMC bus that once transported Hanford worker during the Cold War. You’ll also be able to see the REACH Garden, which features crops that are grown by local farmers. Take a walk in the Energy Northwest Animal Trail, which displays steel cut-outs of 22 animals that are native to this region.
Take a REACH Museum Tour
There are a ton of great guided tours all through the year. Check the website for the tour schedule to find which tour takes place during your stay at Cameo Heights Mansion. The tours range from vineyard walks and food tours to hikes in the mountains. If you’re interested in learning more about this region, these tours are the perfect way!
Stay at Cameo Heights Mansion
After your fun day at The REACH Museum in Richland, WA, return to your gorgeous suite from Cameo Heights Mansion. With incredible museum amenities, plenty of fun things to do at the mansion, and the best restaurant in Walla Walla and the Tri-cities, Cameo Heights Mansion is the best place to stay in Washington State! Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or are celebrating with family, the first step to planning your trip is booking a room at Cameo Heights Mansion!
Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.