Throughout its history the Aberdeen Armory Building has been a source of civic pride and activity. Indeed, at the time of its construction, the Armory was hailed as a truly imposing structure. An Aberdeen Daily World article of the period stated: "The Armory in its completed state will appeal to the pride of every resident of Aberdeen." The Armory has been a sound and stylish shelter for community affairs for the last 84 years.
Culture, General, History
AKCHO (Association of King County Historical Organizations) is a meeting place of ideas. Serves as forum for issues that confront museums, historical societies and heritage matters. Provides speakers on historical and technical matters, workshops and shar
At present we are a Heritage Association only. We expect to have a museum in 1-2 years.
Exhibits & educational programming related to Fidalgo & Guemes Islands. National Historic Landmark vessel, the W.T. Preston sternweel snagboat available for tours at 7th and R Ave.. Special collections library & archives.
Anderson Island, Washington
Monthly exhibits are primarily of art and fine crafts by regional artists - southeastern Washington and north central Idaho. A wide variety of mediums are represented.Our gift shop sells art and fine crafts from more than 100 regional artists. Our resident artists also sell directly from their working studios and also through the Shop.
Museum offers a unique hands-on experience, featuring many artifacts and displays from the mid-1800's to the mid-1900's, including several outbuildings of square nail construction.
Children's, Culture, History, Specialized
A museum of international puppet history with over 1200 items in the collection. Particular strengths in Pacific Rim and Asian puppets.