Thing to do: History & Culture

Splash into the past and walk in the steps of the native Nez Perce Indians, Lewis & Clark, miners and more

Nez Perce Traditions Gift Shop

In Nez Perce Traditions Gift Shop you will find hand crafted items from tribal and local artists. Drop into the Beautiful Downtown Lewiston shopping district in Newberry Square or shop online to experience authenticity.

Valley Art Center

This art gallery is dedicated to showcasing local artists and promoting art education. It is a place for the community to come together and interact with the arts. The main focus of the Center is to support and encourage arts in the community. Find great gifts and original art. Buying from this gallery supports local… Read more »

Nez Perce County Historical Society & Museum

The Nez Perce County Historical Society is dedicated to the collection, preservation and dissemination of the history of Nez Perce County and the surrounding area. In addition to preserving artifacts, the Society maintains a research library of Nez Perce County history and works with the public to provide educational information. The museum also acts as… Read more »

Yáwwinma Café

This on-the-go cafe is sure to please, serving up pizza by the slice or full carry-out orders inside the Clearwater River Casino & Resort. Too early for pizza? They got you covered with a full-service coffee bar that includes smoothies. Everything is quick and easy so you can get back to having fun!

Asotin County Historical Society Museum

Experience the frontier as the settlers did. The museum’s cement block building was constructed in 1920 for use as a funeral parlor by Henry J. Merchant Sr. Later the facility was donated by the Merchant family to be used as a museum. In 1972, it became the Asotin County Historical Society, and features many hands-on… Read more »

Nez Perce Tourism

At the foundation of this tourism company is the heartbeat of the Nimiipuu ancestors. Nez Perce Tourism provides exclusive experiences, where you can walk alongside the Nimiipuu people, learning their ancient ways of life. Embrace the spirit of their homelands and listen to the drumbeat of the landscape on one of the exciting tours led… Read more »

Nez Perce National Historical Park

The Nez Perce National Park headquarters and museum memorializes Nimiipuu history and culture. It also houses a fine collection of Nez Perce clothing and accouterments, utilitarian artifacts, a dug-out canoe and a model of an ancient lodge.

Clearwater River Casino & Lodge

Just east of Lewiston, along the Clearwater River, the Clearwater River Casino floor has nearly 40,000 square feet of space. It also has two restaurants, a lounge and an 11,000 square-foot event center. Along with a hotel and RV park all located on the property. The hotel includes 50 smoke-free rooms, an indoor saltwater pool,… Read more »

MJ Barleyhoppers Brew House

MJ Barleyhoppers sits inside the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel and offers a huge selection of microbrews on draft, cocktails and local Lewis-Clark Valley AVA wines. Enjoy sipping your beverage on the patio alongside live music and scenic views of the Lewis-Clark Valley hills. Try your hand at a round of pool or a game of darts…. Read more »

Lower Granite Dam

Travel west on Hwy. 12, toward Pomeroy and look for signs to Lower Granite Dam. The Visitor Center is open 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday through Saturday, and has a fish ladder viewing point where you can see the fish go through the ladder under water. You can view the fish ladder from outside. Guided dam tours are available.