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Welcome figures from the Hibulb Cultural Center

Welcome figures from the Hibulb Cultural Center. Photo courtesy of Hibulb Cultural Center.

The Hibulb Cultural Center is open

A beautiful and fascinating family outing


The Hibulb Cultural Center reopened August 4, with precautions for coronavirus. It’s a wonderful place for a family outing.

The center, which is emphatically “more than a museum” belongs to the Tulalip Tribes, and is on the Tulalip Indian Reservation, near Marysville.

Not enough people know about it.

You can see monumental art and encounter detailed displays giving information about the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish, the people who make up the Tulalip Tribes. You can learn about their lifeways, history, and traditional territories. It’s engaging for both kids and adults.

The most stunning spot is the Canoe Hall, which shows historic canoes and archaeology from sites around Snohomish County.

Because of the coronavirus, the center has closed most of the interactive parts of its exhibits.

Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission $10 for adults, $6 for ages 6-17 or $25 for a family.

More details at the center’s web site.

Parent review (from the before times) here: Hands on learning for kids at the Hibulb Cultural Center.

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