Museums
Seattle, Washington
AKCHO (Association of King County Historical Organizations) is a meeting place of ideas. Serves as forum for issues that confront museums, historical societies and heritage matters. Provides speakers on historical and technical matters, workshops and shar
Seattle, Washington
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
The Locks & Ship Canal were built over 100 years ago as a Commercial Navigation Route to Develop the City of Seattle. The Locks still contribute over $1.2 Billion/yr. to the Seattle economy and are the Nation's busiest. However, no fees are charged and funding comes from the Federal Government (not Seattle).
Seattle, Washington
Anthropology, Children's, Culture, History, Natural History, Nature Centers
The Burke Museum creates a better understanding of the world and our place in it. The museum is responsible for Washington State collections of natural history and cultural heritage, and for sharing the knowledge that makes them meaningful.
Seattle, Washington
A collection of Camp Fire memorabilia including uniforms, awards, pictures, scrapbooks, early crafts. All articles are donated by Camp Fire alumni or their families. Displays show Camp Fire's 85 years as a youth organization in the Puget Sound.
Seattle, Washington
Botanical Garden
On the grounds of the Locks are the Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens. When the Locks were being constructed, the Corps of Engineers hired botanist Carl English to transform the gravel dug up from the Locks' construction into an English style botanical garden. For 43 years, Mr. English labored on the seven acres of the Gardens. The results of his work are one of Seattle's beauty secrets.
Seattle, Washington
Culture
Bellevue, Washington
Internationally acclaimed and award-winning museum unique in the United States. Entertainment for families, singles, adults, children, seniors, male and female. The collection includes dolls, teddy bears, toys, antiques, doll artists' dolls and miniatures
Seattle, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Specialized
Experience Music Project celebrates and explores creativity and innovation as expressed through American popular music and exemplified by rock 'n' roll.
Seattle, Washington
Historical Society
•to provide on-going education in genealogical research techniques.
Seattle, Washington
Art
The Frye Art Museum features both contemporary and traditional realist art spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, including works by Copley, Stuart, Eakins, Homer and the Wyeths. The Frye offers a full schedule of adult & children's workshops for all skill
Seattle, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Art
Seattle, Washington
Art
The art museum of the University of Washington, recognized for special exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. Collection of 18,000+ objects includes 19th-20th century paintings, photography, works on paper, and extensive textiles and costumes.
Seattle, Washington
Art
Seattle, Washington
History
Historic Seattle is the only city-wide non-profit organization devoted exclusively to the preservation of Seattle's historic & architectural legacy. Educational programs include regular lecture series; preserving your old house; arts and crafts; Tea & Tou
Seattle, Washington
Art
Seattle, Washington
Kirkland, Washington
Seattle, Washington
Mercer Island, Washington
Historical Society
Seattle, Washington
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.
Seattle, Washington
Museum featuring changing schedule of exhibits, artifacts & educational programming on Seattle, King County & the Pacific NW dating from 1850 to present. The Museum's collection houses books, posters, sheet musi, 3-dimensional objects and one of the state
Seattle, Washington
History
A museum devoted to the documentation, preservation and interpretation of the Nordic-American experience in the Northwest. Permanent exhibits on Northwest history with focus on fishing, logging and material culture. The mission includes strong links with