Fuel your imagination with things to see, hear, and touch in our pioneer galleries. See how technology has changed our way of life, yet how our pioneer ancestors would recognize much in our lives today. Learn about our beginnings, and how world events affected life here.
The Cheney Historical Museum and Archive offers the best qualities of small-town America; a friendly, informal place where you are encouraged to look, linger, have a conversation, ask questions, and tell us your story as you learn about ours.


  • History

    Our collection includes a timeline, maps, images, archives, and school annuals, databases of businesses and places, as well as objects to help you learn about or research our local history.

  • Genealogy

    We have an archive of images, documents, autograph books, high school and college annuals which may include your ancestor; our People Books have obituaries, newspaper clippings, & images. We also have the funeral records from Jerue's Funeral Home.

  • Tours

    We are happy to work with your schedule for scouts, school, Red Hat, church, senior, daycare, family, or friends groups to visit the museum. Call 509.850.0314 to schedule a tour.

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