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This contains list of 257 Museums in Washington.

This list of museums in Washington state encompasses museums defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. Defunct museums are listed in a separate section.
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SNo,Name,Town/City,County,Region,Area of study,Summary1,7 Wonders Museum,Silverlake,Cowlitz,Southwest,Religious,Creationist displays2,911 Media Arts Center,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,Digital media art gallery3,Aberdeen Museum of History,Aberdeen,Grays Harbor,Southwest,History - Local,4,Alderwood Manor Heritage Cottage,Lynnwood,Snohomish,Puget Sound,Historic house,located in Lynnwood Heritage Park5,Alpowai Interpretive Center,Clarkston,Asotin,Eastern,History,exhibits on meeting of Lewis and Clark and the Nez Perce Indians6,America's Car Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Transportation - Automobiles,"Also known as LeMay - America's Car Museum, includes over 300 collector cars on the grounds of the former Marymount Military Academy"7,American Hop Museum,Toppenish,Yakima,Central,Agriculture,history and future of hops cultivation8,American Museum of Radio and Electricity,Bellingham,Whatcom,Northwest,Technology,"Development and use of electricity, radio and the related inventions; formerly the Bellingham Antique Radio Museum"9,Anacortes History Museum,Anacortes,Skagit,Northwest,History - Local,"exhibits include Native Americans and early settlers, fishing and logging industries, changing exhibits; located in a Carnegie Library building; also operates the WT Preston Snagboat Heritage Center"10,Ansorge Hotel Museum,Curlew,Ferry,Eastern,Historic site,"information, early 20th century period hotel in a ghost town"11,Antique Car & Truck Museum,Curlew,Ferry,Eastern,Transportation,"information, also antique farm machinery and a blacksmith shop"12,Arthur Foss (tugboat),Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Maritime,Tugboat museum ship located in Lake Union Park13,Asotin County Museum,Asotin,Asotin,Eastern,Open air,"complex includes main museum with local history displays, pioneer house, sheepherder's cabin, one room schoolhouse, log cabin, barge, barn, blacksmith shop and Tipi"14,Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum,Bremerton,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Puppetry,part of the Evergreen Children's Theatre15,Bainbridge Island Historical Society Museum,Bainbridge Island,Kitsap,Puget Sound,History - Local,located in a 1908 schoolhouse16,Bellevue Arts Museum,Bellevue,King,Puget Sound,Art,"Changing exhibits of art, craft and design"17,Bellingham International Maritime Museum,Bellingham,Whatcom,Northwest,Maritime,"exhibits include area canning company, fishing industry, shipyards, ship models, amphibious vehicles, boats, maritime artifacts"18,Bellingham Railway Museum,Bellingham,Whatcom,Northwest,Railroad,"Includes model train layout, railroad memorabilia, lanterns, train simulator, models of antique logging equipment"19,Benton County Historical Museum,Prosser,Benton,Central,History - Local,"information, information, includes antique clothing, firearms, Pomo basketry"20,Bigelow House Museum,Olympia,Thurston,Puget Sound,Historic house,"1850s house with original documents, artifacts, and furnishings"21,Bing Crosby Museum,Spokane,Spokane,Eastern,Biography,"at Gonzaga University, memorabilia of singer and movie star Bing Crosby"22,Black Diamond Museum,Black Diamond,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,23,Blackman House Museum,Snohomish,Snohomish,Puget Sound,History - Local,operated by the Snohomish Historical Society24,Boldman House Museum,Dayton,Columbia,Eastern,Historic house,"operated by the Dayton Historical Society, open by appointment, Victorian period house"25,Bothell Historical Museum,Bothell,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,26,Breazeale Interpretive Center,Anacortes,Skagit,Northwest,Natural history,Natural history and ecology of the Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve27,Browns Point Lighthouse Park,Browns Point,Pierce,Puget Sound,Maritime,"Includes the History Center, Boat House Museum and tours of the lighthouse"28,Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Natural history,"Part of the University of Washington, includes fossils, natural history dioramas, Native American artifacts, Pacific Rim cultures exhibit, gems and minerals"29,Burroughs Home History Museum,Ritzville,Adams,Eastern,Historic house,"turn-of-the century period house, open by appointment only; also known as Dr. Frank R. Burroughs Home"30,Carnegie Art Center,Walla Walla,Walla Walla,Eastern,Art,31,Carpenter House Museum,Cle Elum,Kittitas,Central,Historic house,1914 Victorian mansion32,Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village,Cashmere,Chelan,Central,Open air,"operated by the Chelan County Historical Society, complex include museum with local history, Native American, archaeology and natural history displays, pioneer village with 20 structures"33,Castle Rock Exhibit Hall,Castle Rock,Cowlitz,Southwest,History - Local,"information, impact of the Mount St. Helens eruption on the area, logging"34,Cedar Creek Grist Mill,Woodland,Cowlitz,Southwest,Mill,Working late 19th century water-powered grist mill35,Center for Wooden Boats,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Maritime,"Historic wooden sailboats, rowboats and other boats"36,Center on Contemporary Art,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,37,Central Washington Agricultural Museum,Union Gap,Yakima,Central,Agriculture,"information, open for special events with agriculture equipment displays and demonstrations"38,Charles R. Conner Museum,Pullman,Whitman,Eastern,Natural history,part of Washington State University39,Chelan Museum,Chelan,Chelan,Central,History - Local,operated by the Lake Chelan Historical Society40,Cheney Historical Museum,Cheney,Spokane,Eastern,History - Local,"history of the Four Lakes, Marshall, Cheney, Tyler, and Amber districts"41,Chewelah Museum,Chewelah,Stevens,Eastern,History - Local,42,Children's Activity Museum,Ellensburg,Kittitas,Central,Children's,43,Children's Museum of Skagit County,Burlington,Skagit,Puget Sound,Children's,44,Children's Museum of Tacoma,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Children's,45,Children's Museum of Walla Walla,Walla Walla,Walla Walla,Eastern,Children's,46,"The Children's Museum, Seattle",Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Children's,Located in the Seattle Center47,Clark County Historical Museum,Vancouver,Clark,Southwest,History - Local,Operated by the Clark County Historical Society48,Clayton Deer Park Historical Society,Clayton,Stevens,Eastern,History - Local,"Terra Cotta eagle at Clayton, displays at the Loon Lake Historical Society"49,Cle Elum Telephone Museum,Cle Elum,Kittitas,Central,Technology,"history of telephone technology from 1901 to 1970, open by appointment"50,Clymer Museum,Ellensburg,Kittitas,Central,Art,works of John Clymer and other regional artists51,Coast Artillery Museum,Port Townsend,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,Military,located in Fort Worden State Park52,Coast Guard Museum Northwest,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Military,"Includes U.S. Coast Guard ship models, uniforms, photos and artifacts"53,Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum,Ilwaco,Pacific,Southwest,History - Local,formerly the Ilwaco Heritage Museuum54,"Columbia River Exhibition of History, Science, and Technology",Richland,Benton,Central,Multiple,"Science, natural history and local history; exhibits include Lewis & Clark Expedition, Hanford Site, geology, natural history, materials technology, local history during World War II"55,Colville Confederated Tribes' Museum,Coulee Dam,Okanogan,Central,Ethnic - Native American,"information, information"56,Commanding Officers Quarters,Port Townsend,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,Military,"located in Fort Worden State Park, operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society"57,Conconully Museum,Conconully,Okanogan,Central,History - Local,operated by the Okanogan County Historical Society58,Concrete Heritage Museum,Concrete,Skagit,Puget Sound,History - Local,formerly the Camp 7 Museum59,Corbin Art Center,Spokane,Spokane,Eastern,Art,includes an exhibit gallery60,Cowlitz County Historical Museum,Kelso,Cowlitz,Southwest,History - Local,61,CWU Museum of Culture & Environment,Ellensburg,Kittitas,Central,Anthropology,"part of Central Washington University, formerly the Museum of Man, includes large collection of Native American artifacts"62,D. O. Pearson House Museum,Stanwood,Snohomish,Puget Sound,Historic house,"details, operated by the Stanwood Area Historical Society, late 19th century Victorian period house"63,Dayton Historic Depot,Dayton,Columbia,Eastern,History - Local,operated by the Dayton Historical Society64,Daybreak Star Cultural Center,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,Native American art gallery65,DuPont Museum,DuPont,Pierce,Puget Sound,History - Local,"Exhibits include former DuPont Company and impact on region, Fort Nisqually, period home, village and school displays"66,East Benton County Historical Museum,Kennewick,Benton,Central,History - Local,"themes include agriculture, military, transportation, education"67,Eastside Heritage Center,Bellevue,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,Displays are located around the county68,Edmonds Historical Museum,Edmonds,Snohomish,Puget Sound,History - Local,City history and culture69,Experience Music Project,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Music,"Includes Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, includes rock & roll and popular music memorabilia, interactive exhibits"70,Fairchild Heritage Museum & Air Park,Fairchild Air Force Base,Spokane,Eastern,Aviation,71,Ferry County Historical Center,Republic,Ferry,Eastern,History - Local,72,Flying Heritage Collection,Everett,Snohomish,Puget Sound,Aviation,Restored WWII aircraft73,Foothills Historical Society & Museum,Buckley,Pierce,Puget Sound,History - Local,74,Forest Learning Center,Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument,Cowlitz,Southwest,Natural history,"Located inside the blast zone of the May 18, 1980 eruption"75,Forks Timber Museum,Forks,Clallam,Olympic Peninsula,Industry - Timber,"tools, logging equipment, bunkhouse display"76,Fort Flagler State Park,Marrowstone,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,Military,History and artifacts from the 20th-century fort77,Fort Lewis Museum,Fort Lewis,Pierce,Puget Sound,Military,History of Fort Lewis and the military units that served there78,Fort Nisqually Living History Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Fort - Living history,19th century living history fort79,Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center,Brewster,Okanogan,Central,History,History of the former early 19th century fur trading post80,Fort Simcoe State Park,White Swan,Yakima,Central,Military,1850s fort with restored officer's houses and a visitor center with exhibits81,Fort Spokane Museum and Visitor Center,Davenport,Lincoln,Eastern,Military,"part of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area, late 19th-century Indian Frontier fort and later Indian boarding school"82,Fort Steilacoom,Steilacoom,Pierce,Puget Sound,Military,"Displays artifacts and history of the fort, open for special events and living history re-enactments"83,Fort Vancouver National Historic Site,Vancouver,Clark,Southwest,Military,19th century fur trading outpost with living history demonstrations84,Fort Walla Walla Museum,Walla Walla,Walla Walla,Eastern,History - Living history,"Includes open air pioneer village, exhibit halls with military, agriculture, and history exhibits, also living history programs"85,Fox Island Museum,Fox Island,Pierce,Puget Sound,History - Local,86,Franklin County Historical Museum,Pasco,Franklin,Eastern,History - Local,"themes include North American Indian artifacts, Lewis and Clark's",,,,,,,,,,,,"corps of discovery, railroads, agriculture, irrigation, ferries & bridges, naval air base, healthcare"87,Frye Art Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,Painting and sculpture from the nineteenth century to the present88,Furford Cranberry Museum,Grayland,Grays Harbor,Southwest,Agriculture,"information, open by appointment, cranberry industry equipment and materials"89,Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour,Mukilteo,Snohomish,Puget Sound,Aerospace,Commercial jet aviation and future airplane designs90,Garfield County Museum,Pomeroy,Garfield,Eastern,History - Local,91,Georgetown PowerPlant Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Technology,92,Gilman Town Hall Museum,Issaquah,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,93,Ginkgo Petrified Forest State Park,Vantage,Kittitas,Central,Natural history,Petrified wood found in the park94,Gorge Heritage Museum,Bingen,Klickitat,Central,History - Local,operated by the West Klickitat County Historical Society95,Granite Falls Historical Museum,Granite Falls,Snohomish,Puget Sound,History - Local,96,Grant County Historical Museum & Village,Ephrata,Grant,Central,Open air,"information, information, includes one room school house, pioneer homestead with outbuildings, an old-time saloon, blacksmith shop, pioneer line cabin, a print shop, and a camera shop"97,Hands On Children's Museum,Olympia,Thurston,Puget Sound,Children's,98,Harbor History Museum,Gig Harbor,Pierce,Puget Sound,History - Local,"new facility opening 2010, formerly Gig Harbor Peninsula History Museum"99,Henry Art Gallery,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,"The art museum of the University of Washington, includes contemporary art, photography, 19th-century art, Japanese and West Coast ceramics, costumes and textiles"100,History House of Greater Seattle,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,History and heritage of Seattle and its neighborhoods101,Hunters Museum,Hunters,Stevens,Eastern,History - Local,102,Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum,Kent,King,Puget Sound,Sports,history of the sport of hydroplane racing103,Imagine Children's Museum,Everett,Snohomish,Puget Sound,Children's museum,104,Island County Historical Society Museum,Whidbey Island,Island,Puget Sound,History - Local,105,Issaquah Depot Museum,Issaquah,King,Puget Sound,Railroad,106,Jack Straw New Media Gallery,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,audio arts center107,Jefferson County Historical Museum,Port Townsend,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,History - Local,108,Job Carr Cabin Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Historic house,replica cabin of Tacoma's first Euro American settler109,Johnson Farm Museum,Anderson Island,Pierce,Puget Sound,Farm,"operated by the Anderson Island Historical Society, farm homestead and outbuildings"110,Jundt Art Museum,Spokane,Spokane,Eastern,Art,"at Gonzaga University, changing exhibits"111,Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Library,Changing exhibits of historic documents from its collections112,Karshner Museum,Puyallup,Pierce,Puget Sound,Multiple,"Also known as the Paul H. Karshner Memorial Museum, includes natural history items, Native American and world culture artifacts, owned by a local school district"113,Keller Heritage Center Museum and Park,Colville,Stevens,Eastern,Open air,"includes museum with Native American, pioneer, Main Street stores and local history displays, Keller House of 1910, Graves Mt. Lookout Tower, schoolhouse, cabins, pioneer machinery museum, sawmill, blacksmith shop, mining equipment"114,Kettle Falls Historical Center,Kettle Falls,Stevens,Eastern,Ethnic - Native American,115,Kids Discovery Museum,Bainbridge Island,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Children's,also known as KiDiMu116,KidsQuest Children's Museum,Bellevue,King,Puget Sound,Children's,117,Kirkman House Museum,Walla Walla,Walla Walla,Eastern,Historic house,Victorian period house118,Kitsap County Historical Society Museum,Bremerton,Kitsap,Puget Sound,History - Local,"includes period household and store displays, exhibits of a school, a fire department, Native American life, the lumber industry, shipbuilding, and a clock collection"119,Kittitas County Historical Museum,Ellensburg,Kittitas,Central,History - Local,"includes pioneer, Native American, business, and military displays, exhibits of an antique car collection, doll collection, and rock and mineral collection"120,Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,History,Seattle's role in the Klondike Gold Rush121,La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum,La Conner,Skagit,Northwest,Textile,"quilts and textiles from local, national, and international artists; located in the historic Gaches Mansion"122,Larson Gallery,Yakima,Yakima,Central,Art,Part of Yakima Valley Community College123,Leavenworth Nutcracker Museum,Leavenworth,Chelan,Central,Commodity - Nutcracker,"Features over 5,000 nutcrackers originating from over 40 countries"124,Lelooska Museum,Ariel,Cowlitz,Southwest,Ethnic - Native American,"collections include baskets, parfleches, corn husk bags, dolls, spoons, cradles, moccasins, tomahawks, pipes, pipe bags, dresses, a 15-foot birch bark canoe and a replica fur trade store"125,Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center,Cape Disappointment State Park,Pacific,Southwest,History,"Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, also park cultural, military, maritime and natural history"126,Lewis County Historical Museum,Chehalis,Lewis,Southwest,History - Local,127,Log Cabin Museum,Port Orchard,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Historic house,"operated by the Sidney Museum and Arts Association, features exhibits of home life in the South Kitsap area during the past 100 years"128,Longmire Museum,Longmire,Pierce,Puget Sound,Multiple,"[information], at the Longmire Visitor's Center in Mount Rainier National Park, exhibits on the park's history, geology, wildlife and Native Americans"129,Loon Lake Historical Society,Loon Lake,Stevens,Eastern,History - Local,130,Lopez Island Historical Society & Museum,Lopez Island,San Juan,San Juan Islands,History - Local,131,Lower Columbia College Art Gallery,Longview,Cowlitz,Southwest,Art,located in the Rose Center for the Arts132,Lynden Pioneer Museum,Lynden,Whatcom,Northwest,History - Local,"includes a life-size replica of Lynden's downtown, a full size farmhouse circa 1900, many vintage buggies, cars and tractors, agriculture equipment"133,Makah Museum,Neah Bay,Clallam,Olympic Peninsula,Ethnic - Native American,Artifacts and life of pre-contact Makah people134,Maritime Event Center,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Maritime,formerly the Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center135,Martinson Cabin,Poulsbo,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Historic house,operated by the Poulsbo Historical Society136,Maryhill Museum of Art,Goldendale,Klickitat,Central,Art,"Collections includes 20th-century European art, Native American artifacts, sculptures and art by Auguste Rodin, furniture and decorative art"137,McAllister Museum of Aviation,Yakima,Yakima,Central,Aviation,138,McChord Air Museum,McChord Air Force Base,Pierce,Puget Sound,Aviation,139,Meeker Mansion,Puyallup,Pierce,Puget Sound,Historic house,140,Mobius Kids,Spokane,Spokane,Eastern,Children's,141,Molson School Museum,Molson,Okanogan,Central,History - Local,"information, information, information, also known as Okanogan Highlands Museum"142,Monarch Contemporary Art Center and Sculpture Park,Olympia,Thurston,Puget Sound,Art,"Monarch, art center with gallery and outdoor sculpture park"143,Monroe Historical Society Museum,Monroe,Snohomish,Puget Sound,History - Local,144,Moses Lake Museum and Art Center,Moses Lake,Grant,Central,Multiple,"includes Native American artifacts, local and natural history displays, changing exhibits of art"145,Mount St. Helens Visitor Center at Silver Lake,Silverlake,Cowlitz,Southwest,Natural history,"Geology of the volcano, the eruption and the recovery of the area's plant and animal life"146,Mukilteo Light,Mukilteo,Snohomish,Puget Sound,Maritime,"Lighthouse tours, maritime and local history exhibits"147,Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim-Dungeness Valley,Sequim,Clallam,Olympic Peninsula,History / Art,Changing exhibits of local art and history148,Museum at the Carnegie,Port Angeles,Clallam,Olympic Peninsula,History - Local,operated by the Clallam County Historical Society149,Museum of Communications,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Technology,"Formerly known as the Vintage Telephone Equipment Museum, located in Georgetown, Seattle, historic telephone equipment"150,Museum of Flight,Tukwila,King,Puget Sound,Aerospace,"Includes commercial and military aircraft, space vehicles, science of flight"151,Museum of Glass,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Art,Focus is 20th- and 21st-century glass152,Museum of History and Industry,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,History,Washington's history and culture153,Museum of Northwest Art,La Conner,Skagit,Northwest,Art,Focus is Northwest School art movement154,Museum of the Columbia,Rocky Reach Dam,Chelan,Central,History,"located at the Rocky Reach Dam powerhouse, exhibits include settlers and Native Americans, steam boaters, lumbermen, railroaders"155,Museum of the North Beach,Moclips,Grays Harbor,Southwest,History - Local,operated by the Moclips-by-the-Sea Historical Society156,Naval Undersea Museum,Keyport,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Maritime,"Exhibits include the ocean environment, torpedoes, mine warfare, diving equipment, submarines. Website"157,Nordic Heritage Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Ethnic - Nordic,"Heritage of Seattle's Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish immigrants"158,North Clark Historical Museum,Amboy,Clark County,Southwest,History - Local,159,Northern Pacific Railway Museum,Toppenish,Yakima,Central,Railroad,Includes Northern Pacific Railway memorabilia and a full-scale 1930 vintage Northern Pacific freight train160,North Spokane Farm Museum,Deer Park,Spokane,Eastern,Agriculture,"farm equipment and machinery, tools, period room displays"161,Northwest African American Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Ethnic - African American,African American heritage in the Northwest162,Northwest Carriage Museum,Raymond,Pacific,Southwest,Transportation - Carriage,19th century horse-drawn vehicles163,Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture,Spokane,Spokane,Eastern,Multiple,"Visual art, American Indian and other cultures, regional history, historic Campbell House; formerly the Cheney Cowles Memorial Museum / Eastern Washington State History Museum"164,Northwest Railway Museum,Snoqualmie,King,Puget Sound,Railroad,"Located in a depot, includes railway cars and locomotives, artifacts and memorabilia"165,Northwest Seaport,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Maritime,Includes the Arthur Foss tugboat and offers education programs166,Ocean Shores Interpretive Center,Ocean Shores,Grays Harbor,Southwest,Multiple,natural and local history167,Of Sea & Shore Museum,Port Gamble,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Natural history,"focus is shells, mollusks and other invertebrates"168,Okanogan County Historical Museum,Okanogan,Okanogan,Central,History - Local,operated by the Okanogan County Historical Society169,Old Molson Museum,Molson,Okanogan,Central,Open air,"information, information, information, reassembled pioneer town of early 20th-century buildings, includes a bank, assay office, two homestead cabins and farm machinery"170,Olmstead Place State Park,Ellensburg,Kittitas,Central,Farm,"Includes a working pioneer farm with 1875 log cabin, 1908 furnished farmhouse and outbuildings"171,Olympic Flight Museum,Olympia,Thurston,Puget Sound,Aviation,Restored vintage military aircraft and helicopters172,Orcas Island Historical Museum,Eastsound,San Juan,San Juan Islands,History - Local,173,Oroville Train Depot Museum,Oroville,Okanogan,Central,History - Local,"information, information, operated by the Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society"174,Pacific Coast Cranberry Research Foundation Museum,Long Beach,Pacific,Southwest,Food,cranberry farming and cranberries175,Pacific County Historical Society and Museum,South Bend,Pacific,Southwest,History - Local,176,Pacific Science Center,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Science,"Exhibits include health, dinosaurs, space, human body, Puget Sound, technology"177,Palouse Discovery Science Center,Pullman,Whitman,Eastern,Science,178,Pearson Air Museum,Vancouver,Clark County,Southwest,Aviation,179,Pend Oreille County Museum,Newport,Pend Oreille,Eastern,Open air,"complex includes local history museum, schoolhouse, two cabins, a fire lookout, equipment shed with tools, farm machinery, a washing machine display, and a logging camp bunkhouse replica, and a caboose"180,Perkins House,Colfax,Whitman,Eastern,Historic house,"Victorian period house, operated by the Whitman County Historical Society, also known as the James A. Perkins House"181,Photographic Center Northwest,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,includes a contemporary photography gallery182,Pioneer Farm Museum & Ohop Indian Village,Eatonville,Pierce,Puget Sound,Living history - Farm - Native American,1880s pioneer village and Native American village183,Polson Museum,Grays Harbor,Grays Harbor,Southwest,History - Local,184,Pomeroy Living History Farm,Yacolt,Clark,Southwest,Living history - Farm,Depicts early 20th century and modern domestic and farm life185,Port Angeles Fine Arts Center,Port Angeles,Clallam,Olympic Peninsula,Art,"exhibits of contemporary visual art in all media, also outdoor art displayed in Websters Woods Art Park"186,Port Gamble Historic Museum,Port Gamble,Kitsap,Puget Sound,History - Local,includes period room displays187,Port Townsend Aero Museum,Port Townsend,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,Aviation,"Antique and classic aircraft, located at Jefferson County International Airport"188,Port Townsend Marine Science Center,Port Townsend,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,Natural history / Aquarium,coastal environment and natural history189,Poulsbo Marine Science Center,Poulsbo,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Natural history,marine life and ecosystems190,Puget Sound Navy Museum,Bremerton,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Maritime,"Naval heritage of the Pacific Northwest including the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, USS John C. Stennis and more"191,Renton History Museum,Renton,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,City history and culture192,Ritzville Railroad-Depot History Museum,Ritzville,Adams,Eastern,Railroad,also local history displays193,Robert P Worthman Anatomy Museum,Pullman,Whitman,Eastern,Natural history,anatomy specimens of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University194,Roslyn Museum,Roslyn,Kittitas,Central,History - Local,information195,Rothschild House,Port Townsend,Jefferson,Olympic Peninsula,Historic house,"operated by the Jefferson County Historical Society, 19th century period house"196,Roy M. Chatters Newspaper and Printing Museum,Palouse,Whitman,Eastern,Media,"operated by the Whitman County Historical Society, open by appointment, historic printing equipment"197,Sacajawea Interpretive Center,Pasco,Franklin,Eastern,History,"located in Sacajawea State Park, history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Sacajawea, and prehistoric Native American artifacts"198,San Juan Historical Museum,Friday Harbor,San Juan,San Juan Islands,History - Local,199,San Juan Islands Museum of Art and Sculpture Park,Friday Harbor,San Juan,San Juan Islands,Art,also known as Islands Museum of Art200,Sarah Spurgeon Gallery,Ellensburg,Kittitas,Central,Art,part of Central Washington University201,Scandinavian Cultural Center,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Ethnic,"part of Pacific Lutheran University, heritage, history, and culture of Scandinavia"202,Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Hall of fame - Science fiction,"Housed at Experience Music Project, includes memorabilia, posters, and interactive displays"203,Seattle Art Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,"3 facilities: main museum with diverse collections, Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Olympic Sculpture Park"204,Seattle Asian Art Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,"Asian art, facility of the Seattle Art Museum"205,Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Law Enforcement,History of policing in the Pacific Northwest206,Sedro-Woolley Museum,Sedro-Woolley,Skagit,Northwest,History - Local,"exhibits include model train layout, blacksmith, bank, town hall, dentist, stable, coal mine, hospital, saloon, general store, garage, and telephone operator displays"207,Semiahmoo Park Maritime Museum,Blaine,Whatcom,Northwest,Maritime,"information, includes a restored Bristol Bay sailboat and fish cannery exhibits"208,Shafer Museum,Winthrop,Okanogan,Central,Open air,"pioneer complex includes a log house with pioneer household items, 1890s general store, ladies shop with dolls and clothing, mining machinery, a print shop and a school house"209,Shanaman Sports Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Sports,"Washington state professional, college, high school and amateur sports teams and people"210,Shoreline Historical Museum,Shoreline,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,211,Sidney Museum,Port Orchard,Kitsap,Puget Sound,History - Local,"operated by Sidney Museum and Arts Association, original Masonic Hall in Port Orchard and on the National Historic Register, features period displays of a general store, school, doctor's office and hardware store"212,Skagit County Historical Museum,La Conner,Skagit,Northwest,History - Local,213,Slater Museum of Natural History,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Natural history,"part of the University of Puget Sound, research museum, planned public displays by 2010"214,Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum,North Bend,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,includes pioneer and logging artifacts215,Spokane House Interpretive Center,Nine Mile Falls,Spokane,Eastern,History,"Located in Riverside State Park, open on weekends in summer, history of the fur trading post, military, Spokane Indians, pioneers"216,Spokane Valley Heritage Museum,Spokane Valley,Spokane,Eastern,History - Local,217,"Squaxin Island Tribe Museum, Library and Research Center",Squaxin Island,Mason,Southwest,Ethnic - Native American,history and culture of the Squaxin Island Tribe218,Stanwood Area History Museum,Stanwood,Snohomish,Puget Sound,History - Local,219,State Capital Museum and Outreach Center,Olympia,Thurston,Puget Sound,History,"state history and culture, operated by the Washington State Historical Society"220,Steilacoom Tribal Cultural Center & Museum,Steilacoom,Pierce,Puget Sound,Ethnic - Native American.,Located in a building erected in 1902 to house the Oberlin Congregational Church.221,Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum,Arlington,Snohomish,Puget Sound,History - Local,222,Stonerose Interpretive Center and Fossil Site,Republic,Ferry,Eastern,Natural history,"Eocene Epoch fossil site of insects, fish, leaves and twigs, bird feathers"223,Sunnyside Historical Museum,Sunnyside,Yakima,Central,History - Local,info224,Suquamish Museum,Suquamish,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Ethnic - Native American,history and culture of the Puget Sound Salish Tribes225,Tacoma Art Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Art,"Collection includes American, European, and Asian art, highlighting Northwest artists, and traveling national and international exhibitions"226,Tacoma Historical Society Exhibit Center,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,History - Local,227,Tacoma Pioneer Telephone Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Technology,228,Tenino Depot Museum,Tenino,Thurston,Puget Sound,History - Local,"Located in a depot, open on weekend afternoons"229,Three Rivers Children's Museum,Richland,Benton,Central,Children's,230,Two Rivers Heritage Museum,Washougal,Clark,Southwest,History - Local,operated by the Camas-Washougal Historical Society231,USS Turner Joy Museum Ship,Bremerton,Kitsap,Puget Sound,Maritime,Navy destroyer from the Vietnam War232,Veterans Memorial Museum,Chehalis,Lewis,Southwest,Military,233,Wahkiakum County Historical Society Museum,Cathlamet,Wahkiakum,Southwest,History - Local,information234,Wanapum Heritage Center Museum,Wanapum Dam,Grant,Central,Ethnic - Native American,"info, info, history and culture of the Wanapum"235,Washington State History Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,History,Washington's history and culture236,Washington State Railroads Historical Society Museum,Pasco,Franklin,Eastern,Railroad,"includes photographs, artifacts, memorabilia"237,Washington State University Geology Museums,Pullman,Whitman,Eastern,Geology,"part of Washington State University, displays in three buildings"238,Washington State University Museum of Anthropology,Pullman,Whitman,Eastern,Anthropology,part of Washington State University239,Washington State University Museum of Art,Pullman,Whitman,Eastern,Art,"part of Washington State University, modern and contemporary art"240,Westport Maritime Museum,Westport,Grays Harbor,Southwest,Maritime,"located in a former U.S. Coast Guard lifeboat station, exhibits include the Coast Guard, Grays Harbor Light, whales and whaling, marine life and ecosystems, fishing industry, cranberry growing"241,Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center,Wenatchee,Chelan,Central,Multiple,"Local history, art, culture and natural history"242,Western Bridge,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,Art,contemporary art gallery243,Western Gallery,Bellingham,Whatcom,Northwest,Art,"part of Western Washington University, contemporary art gallery"244,Whale Museum,Friday Harbor,San Juan,San Juan Islands,Natural history,"natural history of marine mammals, with a special focus on orcas"245,Whatcom Museum of History and Art,Bellingham,Whatcom,Northwest,History / Art / Children's,"Art, history, culture, and a children's museum"246,White River Valley Museum,Auburn,King,Puget Sound,History - Local,"exhibits include 1920s period depot, Japanese American farmhouse, Main Street and hotel displays, Native American and pioneer artifacts,"247,Whoop-n-Holler Museum,Bickleton,Klickitat,Central,History,"information, article and photos, article, collection of antique cars and vehicles, household items, tools, and agricultural exhibits"248,Willapa Bay Oyster House Interpretive Center,Nahcotta,Pacific,Southwest,Maritime,"features replica of the residence of oystermen and their families, exhibits about the oyster industry"249,Willapa Seaport Museum,Raymond,Pacific,Southwest,Maritime,"includes photographs, paintings, drawings, ship models, and artifacts used in working, sailing and navigating ships"250,Wilbur Museum,Wilbur,Lincoln,Eastern,History - Local,251,Wing Luke Asian Museum,Seattle,King,Puget Sound,"Ethnic - ""Pan Asian Pacific American""","Culture, art and history of Asian Pacific Americans"252,Working Waterfront Maritime Museum,Tacoma,Pierce,Puget Sound,Maritime,"Boats, history of the region's working waterfront and science of Puget Sound's waterways"253,World Kite Museum and Hall of Fame,Long Beach,Pacific,Southwest,Hall of fame - Sports,"history of kites, kitemakers and famous kite fliers"254,WT Preston Snagboat Heritage Center,Anacortes,Skagit,Northwest,Maritime,Exhibits about the adjacent drydocked WT Preston sternwheeler and other snagboats255,Yakama Nation Museum,Toppenish,Yakima,Central,Ethnic - Native American,history and culture of the Yakama256,Yakima Electric Railway Museum,Yakima,Yakima,Central,Railroad,Electric trolleys257,Yakima Valley Museum,Yakima,Yakima,Central,History / Natural history,"Includes area natural history, American Indian culture, pioneer life, early city life, fruit industry",,,,,,For other more formats kindly visit :,,,,,,,,,,,,Original source :,,,,,,