When you visit Douglas County, whether you’re from North Central Washington or not, you’ll quickly see that this is a part of the country that is proud of its history. Douglas County is located in the eastern portion of the region and features a number of small towns, some dramatic landscape, and some very popular attractions. Douglas County also features some great museums.
Visiting these museums will give you an inside look at the lives of the settlers who first came to the area, the Native Americans who were already here, and a lot of the accomplishments of the people who have built it into what it is today.
Douglas County Museums
Douglas County Museum
The Douglas County Museum is located in the small town of Waterville, right on Highway 2. This is truly one of the more underrated museums in North Central Washington and it does a great job telling the story of the early settlement of the county.
Website: Douglas County Museum
Dry Falls Visitor Center
Dry Falls is one of the most dramatic scenic locations in the entire state of Washington. Perched right on its rim is the Dry Falls Visitor Center. When you visit there you will find out everything you would want to know about this amazing place. From how it was formed to how it has impacted the lives of the people who live near it, it’s all covered there.
Website: Dry Falls Visitor Center
Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center
There probably isn’t a more famous attraction in North Central Washington than Grand Coulee Dam. Some people visit to marvel at its size, some to view the laser light show, and some to learn about its history. The best way to do the latter is to take the time to visit the famous Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center.
Website: Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center