General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Waitsburg is the home of the Bruce Memorial Museum. Built by pioneers Wiliam Perry and Caroline Bruce in 1883, and now featured on the National Register of Historic Places, the house has been carefully restored by the Waitsburg Historical Society and is now operated as a museum. Waitsburg is unique for at least one other reason. Founded in 1865, the town government is the only one in Washington state still operating under the terms of its original territorial charter.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Science, Specialized
Open year-round, the Wanapum Heritage Center presents, maintains and continues the Wanapum History and way of life. Visitors to the museum can view numerous displays of Wanapum historical artifacts or watch videos of the Wanapum history and the Columbia River.
Culture, General, History
Washington commission for the Humanities, a non-profit organization, serves the museum community through a variety of programs, including Inquiring Mind presenters, traveling exhibits, grants, and oral history/video documentary workshops.
The largest living museum of plants north of San Francisco, the Arboretum contains 4,600 types of trees, shrubs and vines. In a 200 acre tranquil greenspace, collections are selected and arranged to display their beauty and function in urban landscapes.
Historic house museum, a branch of WASHINGTON STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Tacoma, which provides a gateway to the state capital. Collections and exhibits center around Washington State history, Olympia history and government/political history. Rental facil
Culture, History, Historical Society
The Washington State History Museum is a 106,000 square foot building, designed by architects Charles W. Moore and Arthur Andersson, that opened to the public in 1996. The use of brick and arches in the building design complements the historic warehouses across Pacific Avenue and neighboring Union Station.
Preserving the history of railroads and railroading in the State of Washington. The museum operates from the Tacoma Avenue address with an additional display of rolling stock at the Port of Pasco. Maps for finding both locations and a more detailed organ
Art, Culture, General, History, Library
General museum with a broad range of programs, exhibits and collections related to the history, arts and sciences of North Central Washington.
Children's, Culture, History, Specialized
Art, Culture, University
The Western Gallery provides diverse experiences in the visual arts for its constituencies, encompassing the University community and region while providing a point of reference to the national and international art scene. Through historical, contemporary and experimental art exhibitions, through the outdoor collection of contemporary sculpture, through publications and through interpretative interdisciplinary programs, the Western Gallery is committed to creating an environment for learning.
Children's, Culture, History
At the Western Heritage Center...