Street Address
855 E Smith St
Kent, WA 98030
Mailing Address
855 E Smith St
Kent, WA 98030
phone: 253-854-4330
Wednesday - Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

By donation
Museum Type(s)
Linda Van Nest, Executive Director
Linda Wagner, Curator


Come visit our three story historic house built in 1908, filled with artifacts of local history. Our garden holds an artwork tribute to the Japenese-Americans of the valley and also a Blue Star memorial byway to honor our American Armed forces.' Museum.History='The Greater Kent Historical Society began in 1990 in a store front. By 1996 the society was in the 1908 Bereiter House due to a partnership with the City of Kent.

Artifacts Collections

We have artifacts which interpret the history of Kent. This includes period furniture in the Bereiter House, community schools and business objects,and farming and lumber items.

Research Collections

We have local history books, autobiographies, genealogical information and school yearbooks and manuals.


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: Yes


There is a seasonal newsletter which is published four times a year.