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Discover the History of Nez Perce County

Nez Perce County Historical Society works to preserve the unique history of Nez Perce County and its surrounding area and to share it with residents and visitors to the museum.

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Join us for a look at our history and heritage from the Nez Perce Indians and Lewis and Clark to the modern day.

Learn about:

  • Area geology
  • Nez Perce Indians (Ni Mii Pu)
  • Lewis & Clark's Expedition of Discovery
  • Founding of Lewiston
  • Camas Prairie Railroad
  • Pioneers
  • River Navigation
  • So much more...

Visit us March through mid-December and learn about our rich history, heritage and culture. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.


Our new logo is a modified version of one used by the city in 1961 when Lewiston celebrated its centennial year. Click on the photo to see a larger version.

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