Culture, General, History
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.
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. The Burke welcomes a broad and diverse audience and provides a community gathering place that nurtures life-long learning and encourages respect, responsibility, and reflection.
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.
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, Historical Society
The Clark County Historical Museum is housed in Vancouver Washington's 1909 Carnegie Library building. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum is home to four exhibit galleries that feature a dynamic series of exhibits that change throughout the year. The museum also has a research library and is home to The Brautigan Library collection. The museum collection ranges in date from 1200 AD to 1980.
Clymer permanent collection and memorabilia are on display in the museum & gallery and six changing exhibits per year are featured.
The Ilwaco Heritage Museum has as its mission the preservation and interpretation of the heritage of the Columbia-Pacific region. By presenting ehibits, both permanent and temporary, and programs reflecting the rich culture of this area, the Museum provides an educational experience for young and old alike. The reserach Library also provides for family research and access to old photos for copying.
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.
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.
Gig Harbor, Washington
The Harbor History Museum is a vibrant, hands-on interactive cultural and community center. Our goal is to educate and entertain our guests through a wide variety of exhibits and public programs.
The museum features a permanent exhibit on the history of the Gig Harbor Peninsula, a changing exhibition gallery, a resource room, a restored 1893 one-room schoolhouse, a 65-foot commercial fishing boat, and public programs.
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, History, Historical Society
Local support for Historic Everett preservation group starts with government, business, and complimentary organizations. We work in conjuction with City of Everett Historical Commission appointed by the Mayor's Office, Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission, state preservation offices DAHP, and are patterned after Historic Seattle.
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.
Art, Culture, General, History, University
The Jundt Art Museum includes the Jundt Galleries, a 2,800 square-foot gallery that can be divided into several exhibition spaces; the Arcade Gallery, a 1,288 square-foot lobby for exhibitions, and the Chancellor's Room, a 1,450 square-foot exhibition lounge. The Museum also includes a print study room for Gonzaga's print collection.
Kettle Falls, Washington
The Kettle Falls Historical Center believes the history of the Kettle Falls area must be preserved for the generations to come. KFHC is proud to feature the "People of the Falls" interpretive exhibit... join us for a journey into the past and celebrate the lives of our local indigenous tribes. In addition, the center also interprets other historical sites, including St. Paul's Mission, Hudsons Bay's Fort Colvile and U.S. Military's Fort Colville.
Art, Culture, History, University
Larson Gallery is Central Washington's oldest and most progressive gallery with monthly exhibitions including juried, curated and invitational shows featuring national, regional, and local artists and a small permanent collection.
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.