All Fairs Led to Expo ‘74

Exhibits

May 4-September 2, 2024

The exhibit starts with info on the earliest fairs in the region, beginning with Francis Cook’s 1886 fair. The exhibit travels through time, closing with Expo ‘74.

Sit in an original gondola car and have your photo taken by friends, watch films of Expo and so much more.

Current Exhibits

Mullan Military Road

Mullan Military Road

Mullan’s Military Road exhibit opens on May 25th. 624 miles of road were constructed from Ft Walla Walla, WA to Ft Benton, MT from 1858 to 1862.

Communications Corner

Communications Corner

Technology developed our ability to communicate with the world and the Museum has a replica telephone switchboard for you to investigate.

Apple is King

Apple is King

Apple orchard farming was the chief economic driver in Spokane Valley’s early years. Without water, however, none of it was possible.

Under One Sky

Under One Sky

Spokane Valley is the ancestral homeland of the Coeur d’Alene tribe. Under One Sky exhibit features stories of fur traders, missionary priests, Antoine Plante, and the Mullan Road.