American, Native American, Settler
A museum that collects, preserves, and displays items related to Kittitas County history
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.
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.
African, African American, Black
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!
Our collection include photos, archival materials, published historical volumes and historical and natural history objects.
Elwha-Klallam, Native American
Port Angeles, WA
The Heritage Center opened in 2010, and was created to be a training center and temporary office space for tribal programs.
Quinault, Native American
The Quinault Cultural Center and Museum is a museum of culture in Taholah, Washington, owned and funded by the Quinault Indian Nation. It contains artifacts, arts, and crafts of the Quinault, housed in a converted retail building.
Steilacoom, Native American
We are a non-profit organization, owned by the Steilacoom Tribal Museum Association and run by volunteers.
Makah, Native American
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.
Tulalip, Native American
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.
Squaxin Island, Native American
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.
Yakama, Native American
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).
Suquamish, Native American
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.
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.
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
Job Carr Cabin Museum is bringing Tacoma's birthplace to life through interactive learning for elementary students and our community.
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.
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.
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.
We promote local heritage through education, preservation, and advocacy.