1305 8th St, Anacortes Washington 98221
Founded in 1958, the Anacortes History Museum operates a gallery in the 1909 Carnegie Library building, which includes a Victorian parlor, cannery office, photographs, and period furnishings among its displays of local history. It is open year-round Thursday-Monday from 1:00 to 5:00. Donations are suggested and graciously accepted.
Our research library contains books, photographs, and documentation on the history of Fidalgo and Guemes Islands. For use of research facilities, appointments are appreciated. Also visit our National Historic Landmark Sternwheel Snagboat W.T. PRESTON.
Other History nearby:
(Bellingham) American Museum of Radio and Electricity
(Bellingham) American Radio Museum
(Anacortes) Anacortes History Museum
(Bellingham) Antique Radio Museum
(Oak Harbor) CCC Interpretive Center
(Coupeville) Central Whidbey Island Historic District
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.
10/26 Coming to The Anacortes area
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.
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!
Berry Dairy Days Burlington WA June13-16 Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.