Jefferson County Historical Museum
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.
Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum
Building 201, Fort Worden
200 Battery Way
Exhibits on coastal artillery history with photos and a gift shop at Fort Worden.
Lopez Island Historical Society
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 stone, bone and antler Native 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. An astounding exhibit of quilts made by women of Gee’s Bend Alabama, titled, “Conversations with Gee’s Bend” will be at the museum from May 25 to September 23.
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 farm house, 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 a species 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).
South Whidbey Historical
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.
The Stanwood Area Historical Society
27112 102nd Ave NW
The 1890 D. O. Pearson House, home to the general store owner and first mayor of Stanwood, serves as a museum operated by the Stanwood Area Historical Society.
Anacortes Museum & Maritime
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.
The Norwester Museum Tour
128 S. 1st Street
John Wayne’s 76-foot yacht, turned museum, showcases items owned by “the Duke” as well an assortment of antiques and actual props used in his movies.
Pacific Northwest Quilt &
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 Fourth 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.
Bellingham Railway Museum
1320 Commercial Street
Featuring railroad heritage, history and operations. Features exhibits focused on railroad artifacts, photographs and trains.
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
Two locations 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
& Fishing Museum
9261 Semiahmoo Parkway
Housed in an old cannery building, the museum focuses on the history of fishing and canning in Blaine.
White Rock Museum & 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, Richmond
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.
Richmond Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Rotating exhibits dedicated to British Columbia history and culture.
Britannia Heritage Shipyard
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 collections, research and teaching.
Vancouver Maritime Museum
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. The museum will feature exhibition titled The Lost Fleet until June 17, showcasing the history of the World War II Japanese-Cdn fleet seizure.
Vancouver Police Museum
240 E. Cordova Street,
Housing more than 20,000 artifacts, photos and archival documents, this museum features the history of crime and law enforcement in Vancouver.
Museum of Vancouver
1100 Chestnut Street,
Vancouver-focused exhibitions and programs that encourage dynamic conversations about Vancouver. Permanent collections detailing life in Vancouver from 1910 to 1970, alongside contemporary exhibits.