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The downtown area of Ritzville is truly a historic area. Many buildings are on the National Historic register. The city has put together a 36 page booklet that will guide you through a pleasant and informative hour long stroll through historic Ritzville. This booklet and additional information can be obtained from the Chamber of Commerce at

Ritzville currently has 2 fine historical museums. The Dr. Frank Burroughs home has had very few alterations and has much of its' original wallpaper, floor coverings, and furnishings intact.

The second museum is the Railroad Depot. It serves as a reminder of the importance of the railroad to Ritzville's economy and social life. The railroad was instrumental in carrying crops to national and international markets. For more information on the museums in Ritzville, please go to