Street Address
151 Columbia Street
Quilcene, WA 98376
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 574
Quilcene, WA 98376
phone: 360-765-4848
April through September
Sunday - Monday, Friday - Saturday1 PM - 5 PM
Free -- donations accepted
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Mari Phillips, President
Bob Prill, Vice President
Jim Christiansen, Treasurer
Larry Mckeehan, Secretary


We continue to capture the past for present and future generations through photos, artifacts and documents. We want to continue with oral and family histories, as well as the history of the surrounding communities of Brinnon, Coyle, Dabob, Lake Leland and Discovery Bay.


The QUILCENE HISTORICAL MUSEUM is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization incorporated in 1991. Its mission is to: preserve, display and explain the history of the Quilcene area; promote the preservation, awareness and understanding of history for present and future generations; to collect, preserve and make available items of historical content.

Artifacts Collections

Artifacts, documents and photos of logging, farming, schools, early stores and businesses, home and hearth, industry, kitchen, toys, millinery, military, toys, barn, mining and pioneer families.

Research Collections

Vertical files, notebooks, albums, manuscript boxes of photos, documents and articles of local history, people, events, clubs and organizations.

Educational Programs

School group visitations; docent training; senior citizen visitations; school alumni presentations.


Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No


Newsletter twice a year. Annual report in November. Local histories and biographies

  • 1="Quilcene's Heritage: Looking Back"
  • 2="Brinnon History"
  • 3="Logging in the Northwest"
  • 4="Tubal Caine Mine"


Wheelchair Accessible


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