1519 Alaskan Way S, Seattle Washington 98134
The museum displays nautical items, ship models, Coast Guard memorabilia and over 15,000 photographs dating from the mid-1800's.
Other highlights include pieces of wood from the USS Constitution and from the rudder of the HMS Bounty, lighthouse and buoy lenses, a bell from Admiral Peary's ship, old and new uniforms, ship's wheels, binnacles, etc. Also houses the largest public collection of Coast Guard patches.
Hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:00 to 3:00, Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 to 5:00. Admission is free.
This is just one of the many Historical Museums located throughout Washington.
Other History nearby:
(Bainbridge Island) Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
(Seattle) Ballard Avenue Historic District
(Black Diamond) Black Diamond Historical Museum
(Snohomish) Blackman House Museum
(Bothell) Bothell Historical Museum
(Edmonds) Brackett's Feed Barn
Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.
12/14 Coming to The Seattle area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!