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.
Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library
A single room of interesting artifacts, displayed at the Chewelah Fun Fair in the summer of 1965 was the beginning of the present spacious museum. The exhibit drew so much interest it was decided to add to it the following year and the idea mushroomed. Walt Goodman and his niece, Dorothy, both interested in local history and historical artifacts, they pooled their ideas to create what became the present museum.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Items used by Native Americans & pioneers of the late 1800s. Functional tools & articles that added music & culture. Outstanding mineral collection that includes petrified woods, fluorescents & locally found meteorites.
Cemetery, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Duvall Historical Society’s Vision is to: preserve, record, publish and promote appreciation of the history of Duvall, the community the pioneers knew as Cherry Valley, and the lower Snoqualmie Valley. We believe in the power of history and the preservation of our culture. Founded in 1976, the Duvall Historical Society publishes books on local history and sponsors regular programs for the public, including educational outreach at local schools.
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.
General, History, Historical Society, Library
The Highline Historical Society's collection focuses on the history of the Highline School District, dating to the mid 1860's. 3-D & archival materials document the 130 year span of educational methods, tools and facilities. Complete archive of HighlineTi
Port Townsend, Washington
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Library
The heritage of Jefferson County is rich and diverse. The Jefferson County Historical Society Museum is located in the authentic Victorian seaport of Port Townsend, Washington. The Museum is located in Port Townsend's historic City Hall, dedicated in 1892. It occupies the original Police Department, Court Room, City Jail and Fire Hall. The Museum retains the character of this historic structure which still houses the City's Council Chambers.
Church, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
If you are looking for historical information on the city of McCleary or nearby communities, the McCleary Museum is the place to start your search.
Art, General, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History
Join us in a walk through the evolving landscapes of the Sequim Dungeness Valley. See glaciers soils, the Manis Mastodon Exhibit, first nation artwork, maritime exhibit, artifacts of agriculture and dairy farms, the Victorian Cowan Room Exhibit, Veteran's Exhibit, as well as the rotating Art Exhibits and the Museum Store. Then continue on to Dungeness School, a Washington State Historical Site, to see the cir. 1900 School Exhibit.
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.
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.
Mount Vernon, Washington
Aquarium, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science
Padilla Bay is an estuary at the saltwater edge of the large delta of the Skagit River in the Salish Sea. It is about eight miles long (north to south) and three miles across. In 1980, this bay was selected to be included in the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.
Walla Walla, Washington