Last updated: 5/25/2010
Quilcene, Washington
Street Address
151 Columbia Street
Quilcene, WA 98376
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 574
Quilcene, WA 98376
phone: 360-765-4848
e-mail: quilcenemuseum@olypen.com
web: www.quilcene.com
Hours
April through September
Sunday - Monday, Friday - Saturday1 PM - 5 PM
Admissions
Free -- donations accepted
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Mari Phillips, President
Bob Prill, Vice President
Jim Christiansen, Treasurer
Larry Mckeehan, Secretary
Description

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.

History

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and understanding of history for present and future generations; to collect, preserve and make available items of historical content.

Artifact 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.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No

Publications

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"
  • ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Gift Shop

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    ALHFAM 2022 CONFERENCE & ANNUAL MEETING
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    Monday, August 1 - Friday, August 5, 2022 — Owings Mills, Maryland
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    Wednesday, September 14 - Saturday, September 17, 2022 — Buffalo, New York
    American Association for State and Local History 2022 On-site and Virual Conferences
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    Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9, 2022 — Portland, Oregon
    2022 Oregon Annual Conference, co-hosted with Western Museums Association
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    Monday, October 24 - Wednesday, October 26, 2022 — Rogers, Arkansas
    SouthEastern Museum Conference 2022 ANNUAL MEETING
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    Tuesday, October 25 - Thursday, October 27, 2022 — Temecula, California
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