Jefferson County Historical Museum
540 Water Street
Displays exhibits and artwork reflecting the past and present of Port Townsend. Visit one of five sites including the Rothschild House and Commanding Officer’s Quarters.
Port Townsend Aero Museum
105 Airport Road
A variety of antique and classic aircraft, artwork, books and various displays.
Port Townsend Marine Science Center
532 Battery Way
An interactive natural history museum with hands-on aquarium features, plants, touch tanks and more.
Lopez Island Historical Society and Museum
28 Washburn Place
Alongside permanent First Islanders and Natural History displays, there are rotating exhibits on farming, fishing, place name origins and island communities. Features more than 200 Native stone, bone and antler artifacts from First Islander life.
Orcas Island Historical Museum
181 N Beach Road
Six original homestead cabins built during the 1870s and the 1890s were taken apart, moved, reconstructed and sited together to create the museum’s main facility. The museum contains Native American artifacts, photography and skull and bone remains from a 14,000-year-old Bison antiquus.
San Juan Islands Museum of Art
540 Spring Street
The SJIMA offers rotating exhibitions through three galleries, focusing on artists of northwestern states and southwestern Canada. Until September 9, “Looking into Kabul,” by James Longley.
San Juan Historical Museum
405 Price Street
Honoring heritage and history, the museum gives visitors the opportunity to explore the grounds of the restored King farmhouse, original county and Scribner’s log cabin.
The Whale Museum
62 1st Street N
The Whale Museum, opened in 1979, was the first museum in the country devoted to whales living in the wild. Today, the museum continues to promote stewardship of whales and the Salish Sea ecosystem through education and research.
Island County Historical Society
908 NW Alexander Street
A museum that features local and regional history including ice age relics, mammoth remains, a fine Native American collection (with cedar dugout canoes), maritime, early settlers, and the first automobile on Whidbey Island (1902 Holsman auto buggy).
Langley Whale Center
105 Anthes Avenue
Learn about the whales and marine mammals of the Salish Sea. Southern resident and transient orcas, and Gray whales. Unique gift shop.
South Whidbey Historical Society
312 Second Street
Focusing on the history of the south end of Whidbey Island, the museum also maintains the McLeod Cabin, an original log building and the Brooks Hill House with its photographs of early log structures.
Anacortes Museum and Maritime Heritage Center
1305 8th Street
The museum houses a collection of hundreds of charts and maps, including railroad maps, town plat maps, nautical charts as well as fish trap maps, exhibits on local fishing and shipbuilding industries.
Museum of Northwest Art (MoNA)
121 S First Street
Located in the heart of La Conner this museum offers an exploration of art, diverse cultures and environment in the Northwest, with a series of rotating and permanent collections.
Pacific Northwest Quilt and Fiber Arts Museum
703 S Second Street
Located in the historic Gaches mansion, this museum is a space dedicated to the display of textile work from local, national, and international quilters.
Skagit County Historical Museum
501 S 4th Street
From parlors to plows, Native American baskets to Shirley Temple dolls, the museum galleries are overflowing with interesting and often unusual treasures of Skagit County’s vibrant past.
Children’s Museum of Skagit County
432 Fashion Way
Educational exhibits and events provide kids of all ages with hands-on learning experiences, geared toward promoting an understanding of the arts, science and culture.
Heritage Flight Museum
15053 Crosswind Drive
The Heritage Flight Museum displays military aircraft, models and memorabilia.
210 W Holly Street
Founded by three Lummi Islanders with backgrounds in electrical and computer engineering, marine biology, woodworking and photography, this museum brings together a variety of interests. A collection of exhibits focuses on exploration, observation, creativity, play and fun.
SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention
1312 Bay Street
Spark features interactive exhibits displaying the inventions and innovations that changed the course of human history. Come to the Megazapper Show to see 4.5 million volts of electricity light up the room.
121 Prospect Street
Lightcatcher Space at 250 Flora Street
Located in downtown Bellingham, this museum displays more than 200,000 artifacts and artworks of regional importance.
The Marine Life Center
1801 Roeder Avenue
Part of the Northwest Discovery Project, the Marine Life Center introduces visitors to the marine flora and fauna of the Salish Sea.
Alaska Packers Association Cannery and Fishing Museum
9261 Semiahmoo Parkway
Housed in an old cannery building, the museum focuses on the history of fishing and canning in Blaine.
Point Roberts Historical Society’s History Center
1437 Gulf Road
Located in a WPA-built community center, the History Center highlights the rich and diverse history of this unique American exclave through videos and photographs, thoughtful displays and a wall-to-wall timeline.
White Rock Museum and Archives
14970 Marine Drive
Located in the historic White Rock Train Station building on the beach, this museum offers rotating exhibitions and events for all ages to showcase local history.
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society
12138 Fourth Avenue
Located in the fishing village of Steveston, the largest commercial fishing port in Canada, this museum preserves, presents and promotes the history of Canada’s west coast fishing industry.
Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site
5180 Westwater Drive
A rare example of the type of village which once served the thriving fishing industry with its canneries, boatyards, stores, homes and its mix of cultures. A national historic site.
UBC Museum of Anthropology
6393 NW Marine Drive
The Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia is world-renowned for its totem pole collection, research and teaching.
1905 Ogden Avenue
Since 1959, the Vancouver Maritime Museum Society has worked to preserve and tell the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest and Arctic.
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