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Enjoy exploring how history connects us all with your family either in person at the Washington State History Museum or through our online activities.

You can also check our quarterly newsletter Explore It! for family camps and other family friendly events. Take a look at our events calendar for family programs like Family Saturdays and Summer Camps.

For more information, contact the Education Department at 253-798-5927.

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Explore Using Our New App

Explore exhibitions at the History Museum using our new app, WA State History Museum. It’s free to download from the app store for iPhones, and free to use the web app on Android smartphones or on computers.

Activity Sheets for Our App

Ready to have fun and do activities while visiting the museum in-person or virtually? Download and print the activity sheets (below) to begin exploring an exhibition through the WA State History Museum app!

Stay tuned for more soon!

History Lessons To Go

Do you want to learn more deeply and engage with new historical content? Try a “History Lesson To Go”! These lessons also connect with information on the WA State History Museum app.

Stay tuned for more soon!