Moses Lake Museum & Art Center

The Moses Lake Museum & Art Center is closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 17 to lessen the spread of COVID-19. This closure is in effect until further notice. To contact the museum please call 509-764-3830 or email

johnny cash look-alike contest

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Send your photos in now through July 30th. Winners will be announced at the closing reception for 1968: A Folsom Redemption and 1968: The Year that Rocked Washington (Reception dependent on Covid-19 Restrictions). 

online registration

Please register for classes online, or in person at the Museum. 

program guide

Stay tuned for our next publication of our program guide!

Museum Mission

The Moses Lake Museum & Art Center is dedicated to exploring the human and natural history of the Columbia Basin and celebrating the works of regional artists. We are a not-for-profit institution supported by the City of Moses Lake and museum members.


The Moses Lake Museum & Art Center is a program of the Moses Lake Parks & Recreation Department. Originally founded as the Adam East Museum in 1958, the museum is home to the Adam East Collection of Native American artifacts, local history exhibits, a fine art gallery, museum store and a giant Columbian Mammoth metal sculpture. The museum is housed in the Moses Lake Civic Center.


The Moses Lake Museum & Art Center is a proud member of the American Alliance of Museums, Washington Museum Association and American Association for State and Local History.

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