Washington State History Museum
Fascination and fun come together at the Washington State History Museum! Explore our state’s people and places and our impacts on the country and the world through interactive exhibits drawn from the Historical Society’s collections, exciting traveling exhibitions, and dynamic events.
Note: Field trips are paused through the 2020/2021 academic school year in response to health and safety recommendations related to COVID-19.
Note: private events and facility rentals are paused through December 2020 in response to health and safety recommendations related to COVID-19.
Make your next event historic. The Washington State History Museum offers a variety of spaces to suit a wide variety of gathering, from business meetings to birthday parties, conferences to proms, luncheons to large receptions, weddings and other important gatherings.
Washington State History Research Center
The Research Center is temporarily closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Washington State History Research Center provides public access to historical archives, special collections, digital collections and research library, while also serving as the principal repository for the Society’s artifact collections, special collections, and digital collections. Make an appointment to visit.