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.
Black Diamond, Washington
The old train tracks in front of our museum have a restored caboose and coal car sitting on them. The museum is full of donated artifacts from Black Diamond and surrounding communities that pertain to a company owned coal mining town. There are many historical pictures and a simulated coal mine complete with electric engine and coal car. The Black Diamond original two man jail is located on our grounds as well as wash shed and fire station with hand fire pulled hose cart.
General, History, Historical Society, Military, Specialized
The Bremerton Historic Ships Association was created in 1988 as a non-profit organization to acquire vessels, operate programs, and activities for educational, historic, and memorial purposes. The vision of a naval heritage vessel on the Bremerton Waterfront became a reality when the USS TURNER JOY was located here in 1991.
South Cle Elum, Washington
Archaeology, History, Specialized
The Cascade Rail Foundation began as The Friends of the South Cle Elum Depot in 1999. Our mission was to help to preserve this historic site and work with State Parks to develop it into a place were the public could come to see and learn of the history of the Milwaukee Railroad. We are located on the John Wayne Trail, the original rail bed of the Milwaukee Railroad. The trail is just over 110 miles in length and is a Washington State Park. Our site specifically consists of twelve acres.
Culture, History, Specialized
CWB is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to preserving maritime heritage for future generations. We believe that it is essential to preserve the skills and stories associated with wooden small craft by teaching workshops, organizing events and regattas, and igniting a passion for wood and water in young and old alike. We thrive because of the support of a dedicated group of volunteers, members, and staff who believe that our mission is important.
Union Gap, Washington
History, Science, Specialized
The museum is located within Fullbright Park of Union Gap, Washington, at the base of Ahtanum Ridge. It's park like surroundings are home to multitudes of horse drawn and early mechanical farm machinery and equipment, farmsteads, the Magness Room displaying over 3,000 antique hand tools, the steam engine used to power the Old Naches sawmill, a collection of bells from the valley schools, a working sawmill, blacksmith shop, apple packing line and the home of the Lindeman Tractor.
History, Science, Specialized
CREHST Museum tells the story of the Manhattan Project, Hanford, and the development of nuclear technology. It also describes the geology, history, habitat and culture of the Columbia Basin.
Experience Music Project celebrates and explores creativity and innovation as expressed through American popular music and exemplified by rock 'n' roll.
Culture, General, History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The Flying Heritage Collection showcases the spectacular warbirds and technologies from 1935-1945, with exhibits that shine a light on the humanity at the homefronts of the warring nations. Set a midst a restored working hangar, visitors of all ages can get up close and personal to these treasures of the sky, and learn how innovators and innovations of the past led the way to modern aviation and aerospace technologies.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Library, Specialized
The Hibulb Cultural Center is dedicated to those who have gone home before us and those who remain to keep the cultural fires burning. It is approximately 23,000 square foot with a 50-acre natural history preserve. The interactive Cultural Center features a main exhibit, a temporary exhibit, two classrooms, a research library, a gift shop, and a long house. Guided tours, interactive demonstrations, group rates and private rentals are available. Visit www.hibulbculturalcenter.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
Located in the historic 1912 Northern Pacific Railway depot, this museum offers interesting displays depicting the early settlements and pioneer life in Lewis County, the oldest county in Washington State. Explore exhibits reflecting the area?s logging and rail history as well as a children's hands-on area.
Culture, History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 400,000 visitors annually. The Museum’s collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the Red Barn®—the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co. The Museum’s aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast.
Art, Children's, History, Science, Specialized
All glass, all the time. Housed in a striking building distinguished by its iconic 90-foot-high cone, the Museum of Glass features ongoing glassblowing demonstrations in the Hot Shop Amphitheater, where visitors learn about the creative challenges of working with molten glass. The 13,000 square feet of gallery space is dedicated to changing exhibitions of works executed in glass.
History, Library, Military, Science, Specialized
The Naval Undersea Museum is a new facility with 20,000 sq. ft. of exhibits. Its collections focus on naval undersea history, science and operations. It has an active schedule of educational and public programs.
General, History, Historic House, Park, Science, Specialized
The New Dungeness Lighthouse was the first lighthouse completed in Washington Territory. It has operated continuously providing navigational aids to ships plying the waters of the Strait of Juan de Fuca since its lard oil lamp was lit for the first time on 14 December 1857. Originally, there were two full-time Keepers who lived in the Lighthouse. In 1904 a dwelling for the Officer-in-Charge was constructed east of the Lighthouse. Today this dwelling is known as the Keeper's Quarters
Restored 1890-built Snoqualmie Depot featuring railway history exhibits and Northwest Railway Museum Store. Collection consists of historically significant NW railway equipment.
General, History, Historical Society, Specialized