PO Box 88419, 1515 Lafayette St, Steilacoom Washington 98388
253-584-6308 Fax 253-584-0224
The center occupies a former church built in 1903.
The museum documents the history of the Steilacoom Tribe with exhibits ranging from the pre-Columbian era to the present.
The permanent collection includes clothing made from cedarbark and deerskin, baskets, tools and adornments. The statue of a Northwest Indian was made from a body cast for the 1893 Chicago World's Columbian Exposition.
Other History nearby:
(Bainbridge Island) Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
(Seattle) Ballard Avenue Historic District
(Olympia) Bigelow House Museum and Neighborhood
(Black Diamond) Black Diamond Historical Museum
(Bremerton) Bremerton Naval Museum
(Buckley) Buckley Foothills Historical Society Mus
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01/18 Coming to The Steilacoom 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.
Columbia Gorge Wine and Pear Fest Hood River OR May18-19 Start off the weekend with friends and fun featuring Columbia Gorge wineries and eateries. Highlights include entertainment, live music, wine tasting, great food, fruit exhibits with samples, and local artisans.