Rebels By Bus

Slow Travel With Low Carbon Footprint

*Guide to Museums


Museum name Location Phone and website Highlights
Aberdeen Museum of History 111 East Third Street


(360) 533-1976

Old Time Aberdeen
Makah Museum Neah Bay, NW corner of Olympic Peninsula 360-645-2711

Pre-contact artifacts of the Makah nation; Coastal tribal life focus; long house replica
Museum of Flight South Seattle,

King County


Over 150 historic air and spacecraft and related artifacts are featured in unique and inspiring exhibits
Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) South Lake Union, Seattle 206-324-1126

Extensive artifacts of the history of Seattle.  The website has excellent on-line pictures and stories.
Museum of Glass Tacoma,

Pierce County


A popular museum feature is the Hot Shop which features artists blowing glass
Jefferson County Historical

Society Museum

Pt. Townsend, Jefferson County 360-385-1003

Located in the newly renovated 1892 City Hall; including tribal and early settlement artifacts.
Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art Bellevue,

King County


Over 1,200 antique to modern dolls, dollhouses, teddy bears, toys and collectibles are displayed.
Seattle Art Museum (SAM) Seattle, King County 206-625-8900

SAM includes the downtown location, as well as the Asian Art Museum on Capital Hill and the free Olympic Sculpture Park on Western Avenue.
Squaxin Island Tribal Museum Shelton,

Mason County


The Museum, Library and Research Center (MLRC) tells the story of the People of the Water
Washington State History Museum Tacoma, Pierce County 253-272-3500

Extension collection of state artifacts in Tacoma and Olympia, including research library.
The Whale Museum Friday Harbor, San Juan County 360-378-4710

Promotes stewardship of whales and ocean eco-systems, including “adopt an orca” program.
World Kite Museum Long Beach, Pacific County 360-642-4020

Only American Museum dedicated exclusively to the history of kites, kitemakers and famous kite fliers.

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