Museums in Washington

Name Town/City County Area of study
7 Wonders Museum Silverlake Cowlitz Religious
911 Media Arts Center Seattle King Art
Aberdeen Museum of History Aberdeen Grays Harbor History - Local
Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage Lynnwood Snohomish Historic house
Alpowai Interpretive Center Clarkston Asotin History
America's Car Museum Tacoma Pierce Transportation - Automobiles
American Hop Museum Toppenish Yakima Agriculture
American Museum of Radio and Electricity Bellingham Whatcom Technology
Anacortes History Museum Anacortes Skagit History - Local
Ansorge Hotel Museum Curlew Ferry Historic site
Antique Car & Truck Museum Curlew Ferry Transportation
Arthur Foss (tugboat) Seattle King Maritime
Asotin County Museum Asotin Asotin Open air
Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum Bremerton Kitsap Puppetry
Bainbridge Island Historical Society Museum Bainbridge Island Kitsap History - Local
Bellevue Arts Museum Bellevue King Art
Bellingham International Maritime Museum Bellingham Whatcom Maritime
Bellingham Railway Museum Bellingham Whatcom Railroad
Benton County Historical Museum Prosser Benton History - Local
Bigelow House Museum Olympia Thurston Historic house
Bing Crosby Museum Spokane Spokane Biography
Black Diamond Museum Black Diamond King History - Local
Blackman House Museum Snohomish Snohomish History - Local
Boldman House Museum Dayton Columbia Historic house
Bothell Historical Museum Bothell King History - Local
Breazeale Interpretive Center Anacortes Skagit Natural history
Browns Point Lighthouse Park Browns Point Pierce Maritime
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Seattle King Natural history
Burroughs Home History Museum Ritzville Adams Historic house
Carnegie Art Center Walla Walla Walla Walla Art
Carpenter Museum Cle Elum Kittitas Historic house
Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village Cashmere Chelan Open air
Castle Rock Exhibit Hall Castle Rock Cowlitz History - Local
Cedar Creek Grist Mill Woodland Cowlitz Mill
Center for Wooden Boats Seattle King Maritime
Center on Contemporary Art Seattle King Art
Central Washington Agricultural Museum Union Gap Yakima Agriculture
Charles R. Conner Museum Pullman Whitman Natural history
Chelan Museum Chelan Chelan History - Local
Cheney Historical Museum Cheney Spokane History - Local
Chewelah Museum Chewelah Stevens History - Local
Children's Activity Museum Ellensburg Kittitas Children's
Children's Museum of Skagit County Burlington Skagit Children's
Children's Museum of Tacoma Tacoma Pierce Children's
Children's Museum of Walla Walla Walla Walla Walla Walla Children's
The Children's Museum, Seattle Seattle King Children's
Clark County Historical Museum Vancouver Clark History - Local
Clayton Deer Park Historical Society Clayton Stevens History - Local
Cle Elum Telephone Museum Cle Elum Kittitas Technology
Clymer Museum Ellensburg Kittitas Art
Coast Artillery Museum Port Townsend Jefferson Military
Coast Guard Museum Northwest Seattle King Military
Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum Ilwaco Pacific History - Local
Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology Richland Benton Multiple
Colville Confederated Tribes' Museum Coulee Dam Okanogan Ethnic - Native American
Commanding Officer’s Quarters Port Townsend Jefferson Military
Conconully Museum Conconully Okanogan History - Local
Concrete Heritage Museum Concrete Skagit History - Local
Corbin Art Center Spokane Spokane Art
Cowlitz County Historical Museum Kelso Cowlitz History - Local
CWU Museum of Culture & Environment Ellensburg Kittitas Anthropology
D. O. Pearson House Museum Stanwood Snohomish Historic house
Dayton Historic Depot Dayton Columbia History - Local
Daybreak Star Cultural Center Seattle King Art
DuPont Museum DuPont Pierce History - Local
East Benton County Historical Museum Kennewick Benton History - Local
Eastside Heritage Center Bellevue King History - Local
Edmonds Historical Museum Edmonds Snohomish History - Local
Experience Music Project Seattle King Music
Fairchild Heritage Museum & Air Park Fairchild Air Force Base Spokane Aviation
Ferry County Historical Center Republic Ferry History - Local
Flying Heritage Collection Everett Snohomish Aviation
Foothills Historical Society & Museum Buckley Pierce History - Local
Forest Learning Center Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument Cowlitz Natural history
Forks Timber Museum Forks Clallam Industry - Timber
Fort Flagler State Park Marrowstone Jefferson Military
Fort Lewis Museum Fort Lewis Pierce Military
Fort Nisqually Living History Museum Tacoma Pierce Fort - Living history
Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center Brewster Okanogan History
Fort Simcoe State Park White Swan Yakima Military
Fort Spokane Museum and Visitor Center Davenport Lincoln Military
Fort Steilacoom Steilacoom Pierce Military
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Vancouver Clark Military
Fort Walla Walla Museum Walla Walla Walla Walla History - Living history
Fox Island Museum Fox Island Pierce History - Local
Franklin County Historical Museum Pasco Franklin History - Local
Frye Art Museum Seattle King Art
Furford Cranberry Museum Grayland Grays Harbor Agriculture
Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour Mukilteo Snohomish Aerospace
Garfield County Museum Pomeroy Garfield History - Local
Georgetown PowerPlant Museum Seattle King Technology
Gilman Town Hall Museum Issaquah King History - Local
Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park Vantage Kittitas Natural history
Gorge Heritage Museum Bingen Klickitat History - Local
Granite Falls Historical Museum Granite Falls Snohomish History - Local
Grant County Historical Museum & Village Ephrata Grant Open air
Hands On Children's Museum Olympia Thurston Children's
Harbor History Museum Gig Harbor Pierce History - Local
Henry Art Gallery Seattle King Art
History House of Greater Seattle Seattle King History - Local
Hunters Museum Hunters Stevens History - Local
Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum Kent King Sports
Imagine Children's Museum Everett Snohomish Children's museum
Island County Historical Society Museum Whidbey Island Island History - Local
Issaquah Depot Museum Issaquah King Railroad
Jack Straw New Media Gallery Seattle King Art
Jefferson County Historical Museum Port Townsend Jefferson History - Local
Job Carr Cabin Museum Tacoma Pierce Historic house
Johnson Farm Museum Anderson Island Pierce Farm
Jundt Art Museum Spokane Spokane Art
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Tacoma Pierce Library
Karshner Museum Puyallup Pierce Multiple
Keller Heritage Center Museum and Park Colville Stevens Open air
Kettle Falls Historical Center Kettle Falls Stevens Ethnic - Native American
Kids Discovery Museum Bainbridge Island Kitsap Children's
KidsQuest Children's Museum Bellevue King Children's
Kirkman House Museum Walla Walla Walla Walla Historic house
Kitsap County Historical Society Museum Bremerton Kitsap History - Local
Kittitas County Historical Museum Ellensburg Kittitas History - Local
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Seattle King History
La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum La Conner Skagit Textile
Larson Gallery Yakima Yakima Art
Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum Leavenworth Chelan Commodity - Nutcracker
Lelooska Museum Ariel Cowlitz Ethnic - Native American
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center Cape Disappointment State Park Pacific History
Lewis County Historical Museum Chehalis Lewis History - Local
Log Cabin Museum Port Orchard Kitsap Historic house
Longmire Museum Longmire Pierce Multiple
Loon Lake Historical Society Loon Lake Stevens History - Local
Lopez Island Historical Society & Museum Lopez Island San Juan History - Local
Lower Columbia College Art Gallery Longview Cowlitz Art
Lynden Pioneer Museum Lynden Whatcom History - Local
Makah Museum Neah Bay Clallam Ethnic - Native American
Maritime Event Center Seattle King Maritime
Martinson Cabin Poulsbo Kitsap Historic house
Maryhill Museum of Art Goldendale Klickitat Art
McAllister Museum of Aviation Yakima Yakima Aviation
McChord Air Museum McChord Air Force Base Pierce Aviation
Meeker Mansion Puyallup Pierce Historic house
Mobius Kids Spokane Spokane Children's
Molson School Museum Molson Okanogan History - Local
Monarch Contemporary Art Center and Sculpture Park Olympia Thurston Art
Monroe Historical Society Museum Monroe Snohomish History - Local
Moses Lake Museum and Art Center Moses Lake Grant Multiple
Mount St. Helens Visitor Center at Silver Lake Silverlake Cowlitz Natural history
Mukilteo Light Mukilteo Snohomish Maritime
Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley Sequim Clallam History / Art
Museum at the Carnegie Port Angeles Clallam History - Local
Museum of Communications Seattle King Technology
Museum of Flight Tukwila King Aerospace
Museum of Glass Tacoma Pierce Art
Museum of History and Industry Seattle King History
Museum of Northwest Art La Conner Skagit Art
Museum of the Columbia Rocky Reach Dam Chelan History
Museum of the North Beach Moclips Grays Harbor History - Local
Naval Undersea Museum Keyport Kitsap Maritime
Nordic Heritage Museum Seattle King Ethnic - Nordic
North Clark Historical Museum Amboy Clark County History - Local
Northern Pacific Railway Museum Toppenish Yakima Railroad
North Spokane Farm Museum Deer Park Spokane Agriculture
Northwest African American Museum Seattle King Ethnic - African American
Northwest Carriage Museum Raymond Pacific Transportation - Carriage
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture Spokane Spokane Multiple
Northwest Railway Museum Snoqualmie King Railroad
Northwest Seaport Seattle King Maritime
Ocean Shores Interpretive Center Ocean Shores Grays Harbor Multiple
Of Sea & Shore Museum Port Gamble Kitsap Natural history
Okanogan County Historical Museum Okanogan Okanogan History - Local
Old Molson Museum Molson Okanogan Open air
Olmstead Place State Park Ellensburg Kittitas Farm
Olympic Flight Museum Olympia Thurston Aviation
Orcas Island Historical Museum Eastsound San Juan History - Local
Oroville Train Depot Museum Oroville Okanogan History - Local
Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation Museum Long Beach Pacific Food
Pacific County Historical Society and Museum South Bend Pacific History - Local
Pacific Science Center Seattle King Science
Palouse Discovery Science Center Pullman Whitman Science
Pearson Air Museum Vancouver Clark County Aviation
Pend Oreille County Museum Newport Pend Oreille Open air
Perkins House Colfax Whitman Historic house
Photographic Center Northwest Seattle King Art
Pioneer Farm Museum & Ohop Indian Village Eatonville Pierce Living history- Farm - Native American
Polson Museum Grays Harbor Grays Harbor History - Local
Pomeroy Living History Farm Yacolt Clark Living history- Farm
Port Angeles Fine Arts Center Port Angeles Clallam Art
Port Gamble Historic Museum Port Gamble Kitsap History - Local
Port Townsend Aero Museum Port Townsend Jefferson Aviation
Port Townsend Marine Science Center Port Townsend Jefferson Natural history/ Aquarium
Poulsbo Marine Science Center Poulsbo Kitsap Natural history
Puget Sound Navy Museum Bremerton Kitsap Maritime
Renton History Museum Renton King History - Local
Ritzville Railroad-Depot History Museum Ritzville Adams Railroad
Robert P Worthman Anatomy Museum Pullman Whitman Natural history
Roslyn Museum Roslyn Kittitas History - Local
Rothschild House Port Townsend Jefferson Historic house
Roy M. Chatters Newspaper and Printing Museum Palouse Whitman Media
Sacajawea Interpretive Center Pasco Franklin History
San Juan Historical Museum Friday Harbor San Juan History - Local
San Juan Islands Museum of Art and Sculpture Park Friday Harbor San Juan Art
Sarah Spurgeon Gallery Ellensburg Kittitas Art
Scandinavian Cultural Center Tacoma Pierce Ethnic
Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame Seattle King Hall of fame- Science fiction
Seattle Art Museum Seattle King Art
Seattle Asian Art Museum Seattle King Art
Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum Seattle King Law Enforcement
Sedro-Woolley Museum Sedro-Woolley Skagit History - Local
Semiahmoo Park Maritime Museum Blaine Whatcom Maritime
Shafer Museum Winthrop Okanogan Open air
Shanaman Sports Museum Tacoma Pierce Sports
Shoreline Historical Museum Shoreline King History - Local
Sidney Museum Port Orchard Kitsap History - Local
Skagit County Historical Museum La Conner Skagit History - Local
Slater Museum of Natural History Tacoma Pierce Natural history
Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum North Bend King History - Local
Spokane House Interpretive Center Nine Mile Falls Spokane History
Spokane Valley Heritage Museum Spokane Valley Spokane History - Local
Squaxin Island Tribe Museum, Library and Research Center Squaxin Island Mason Ethnic - Native American
Stanwood Area History Museum Stanwood Snohomish History - Local
State Capital Museum and Outreach Center Olympia Thurston History
Steilacoom Tribal Cultural Center & Museum Steilacoom Pierce Ethnic - Native American.
Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum Arlington Snohomish History - Local
Stonerose Interpretive Center and Fossil Site Republic Ferry Natural history
Sunnyside Historical Museum Sunnyside Yakima History - Local
Suquamish Museum Suquamish Kitsap Ethnic - Native American
Tacoma Art Museum Tacoma Pierce Art
Tacoma Historical Society Exhibit Center Tacoma Pierce History - Local
Tacoma Pioneer Telephone Museum Tacoma Pierce Technology
Tenino Depot Museum Tenino Thurston History - Local
Three Rivers Children's Museum Richland Benton Children's
Two Rivers Heritage Museum Washougal Clark History - Local
USS Turner Joy Museum Ship Bremerton Kitsap Maritime
Veterans Memorial Museum Chehalis Lewis Military
Wahkiakum County Historical Society Museum Cathlamet Wahkiakum History - Local
Wanapum Heritage Center Museum Wanapum Dam Grant Ethnic - Native American
Washington State History Museum Tacoma Pierce History
Washington State Railroads Historical Society Museum Pasco Franklin Railroad
Washington State University Geology Museums Pullman Whitman Geology
Washington State University Museum of Anthropology Pullman Whitman Anthropology
Washington State University Museum of Art Pullman Whitman Art
Westport Maritime Museum Westport Grays Harbor Maritime
Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center Wenatchee Chelan Multiple
Western Bridge Seattle King Art
Western Gallery Bellingham Whatcom Art
Whale Museum Friday Harbor San Juan Natural history
Whatcom Museum of History and Art Bellingham Whatcom History / Art / Children's
White River Valley Museum Auburn King History - Local
Whoop-n-Holler Museum Bickleton Klickitat History
Willapa Bay Oyster House Interpretive Center Nahcotta Pacific Maritime
Willapa Seaport Museum Raymond Pacific Maritime
Wilbur Museum Wilbur Lincoln History - Local
Wing Luke Asian Museum Seattle King Ethnic - "Pan Asian Pacific American"
Working Waterfront Maritime Museum Tacoma Pierce Maritime
World Kite Museum and Hall of Fame Long Beach Pacific Hall of fame- Sports
WT Preston Snagboat Heritage Center Anacortes Skagit Maritime
Yakama Nation Museum Toppenish Yakima Ethnic - Native American
Yakima Electric Railway Museum Yakima Yakima Railroad
Yakima Valley Museum Yakima Yakima History / Natural history