The Washington State History Museum is open for visitors Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Masks are required. Special hours on the third Thursday of each month, 10:00 AM-8:00 PM with free admission 3:00-8:00 PM.


COLUMBIA is a journal of popular history edited for the general public as opposed to the scholarly one, with the intent of inviting readership through clear, easily followed writing and interesting illustrations.

Interested in writing for the magazine? View guidelines.


Advertising in COLUMBIA is an affordable choice for publishers, academic institutions, specialized book sellers, history/heritage organizations and retailers who would like to reach an educated, culturally curious audience.

Advertising rates and specifications

Contact Marketing and Communications Director Julianna Verboort at 253-343-7004 or for details.