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Location
Community Focus
American, Native American, Settler
Location
Ellensburg, WA
A museum that collects, preserves, and displays items related to Kittitas County history
Community Focus
Native American
Location
Seattle, WA
Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center is a land base and community center for Native Americans in the Seattle area, and United Indians’ headquarters. It is located on 20 acres (81,000 m²) in Discovery Park in Seattle’s Magnolia neighborhood.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
Jack Straw Cultural Center is the Northwest's only non-profit multidisciplinary audio arts center. A community-based resource since 1962, we provide a production facility that is unlike any other in the region for local artists who work creatively with sound.
Community Focus
African, African American, Black
Location
Seattle, WA
The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) is housed in the historic Colman School building (built in 1909) which overlooks a beautiful, sprawling green park, named after rock legend, Jimi Hendrix, in the heart of Seattle’s Central District. See ongoing virtual series: Historians on Hope. Each week, NAAM features words of hope from notable African American historians in our #HistoriansOnHope virtual series. We invite you to share these graphics on your favorite social media platforms. Be sure to tag us at @naamnw!
Community Focus
For All
Location
South Bend, WA
Our collection include photos, archival materials, published historical volumes and historical and natural history objects.
Community Focus
Elwha-Klallam, Native American
Location
Port Angeles, WA
The Heritage Center opened in 2010, and was created to be a training center and temporary office space for tribal programs.
Community Focus
Quinault, Native American
Location
Taholah, WA
The Quinault Cultural Center and Museum is a museum of culture in Taholah, Washington, owned and funded by the Quinault Indian Nation.[3] It contains artifacts, arts, and crafts of the Quinault, housed in a converted retail building.
Community Focus
Steilacoom, Native American
Location
Steilacoom, WA
We are a non-profit organization, owned by the Steilacoom Tribal Museum Association and run by volunteers.
Community Focus
Makah, Native American
Location
Neah Bay
The Makah Cultural and Research Center includes the world renowned Makah Museum, as well as the Museum store, Makah Language Program, Archives and Library Department, Makah Education Department, and Tribal Historic Preservation Office.
Community Focus
Tulalip, Native American
Location
Tulalip, WA
The Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve mission is to revive, restore, protect, interpret, collect and enhance the history, traditional cultural values and spiritual beliefs of the Tulalip Tribes who are the successors in interest to the Snohomish, Snoqualmie and Skykomish tribes and other tribes and bands signatory to the Treaty of Point Elliott.
Community Focus
Squaxin Island, Native American
Location
Shelton, WA
The Squaxin Island Tribe's Museum Library and Research Center features exhibits and rare artifacts that tell the unique story of the people who have lived and prospered along the shores of the inland Salish Sea for untold centuries. Come and learn about South Puget Sound from the perspective of those who know it best.
Community Focus
Yakama, Native American
Location
Toppenish, WA
The mission of the Yakama Nation Museum is to care for, collect and protect the items that promote and preserve the Yakama Nation Culture (T-130-77). The objects are showcased for the cultural, social & economic expressin of the Yakama (T-104-76). We strive to educate the benefit our people and all people (T-67-79).
Community Focus
Suquamish, Native American
Location
Suquamish, WA
The Suquamish Museum opened at the Tribal Administration Center on Sandy Hook Road in 1983. First Chartered by the Suquamish Tribe in 1977 as the Suquamish Tribal Cultural Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to the reconstruction and preservation of the history of the Suquamish Tribe. Leading up to the opening of the Museum was a successful Oral History project among Suquamish elders, a research project to locate historic photographs and manuscripts for an Archives and increasing gifts of precious artifacts.
Community Focus
Native American
Location
Spokane, WA
Founded in 1916, the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture is the largest cultural organization in the Inland Northwest, serving more than 100,000 visitors a year.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Historical Society presents rotating exhibits at its Tacoma History Museum at 406 Tacoma Avenue South in Tacoma's Stadium District.
Tacoma Historical Society works to forge connections between past and present generations, fostering an appreciation of the past and a sense of place within our community’s history
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Tacoma, WA
Job Carr Cabin Museum is bringing Tacoma's birthplace to life through interactive learning for elementary students and our community.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Mukilteo, WA
The Mukilteo Historical Society is committed to preserving the Mukilteo Light Station and the history of Mukilteo. The Mukilteo Historical Society assists the U.S. Coast Guard and the City of Mukilteo in the preservation, maintenance and accessibility of the light station for all to enjoy.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Okanogan, WA
The Okanogan County Historical Society (OCHS) was formed in 1963 to preserve and disseminate the colorful heritage of Okanogan County in North Central Washington State.
Community Focus
For All
Location
Seattle, WA
The Rainier Valley Historical Society collects, preserves, exhibits, and interprets the history and heritage of Rainier Valley and its people, and promotes public involvement in and appreciation of its history and culture.
Community Focus
Settler
Location
Seattle, WA
We promote local heritage through education, preservation, and advocacy.