Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, Bainbridge Island

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The Bainbridge Island Historical Society and Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Bainbridge Island's rich and colorful past. Open 10am-4pm daily. Adult admission $4.00; Seniors/Students $3.00; Family group $10; Children under 10 and Museum Members are FREE. First Thursday of each month FREE admission.
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  • This small two-room historical museum is a hidden gem. It's not unlike lots of small town historical societies in the presentation of tons of information and artifacts. But the difference here is that...  more »
  • I visited mainly to do some family history research. Three or four different staff members tried to help me find relevant information and then suggested other places on the island that might help. The...  more »
  • Lovely volunteers, a great exhibit on the history of killer whales in the Seattle area, another exhibit with some very moving bits on the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII. Worth a few minu...  more »
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  • Such a great museum. My 7 year old son and I went when he had a day off from school. Usually when I go into a museum I get crazy looks bringing my kid with me. My son really enjoys history and me explaining things to him. Anyway, they were very welcoming. They answered all of my questions and did not treat me any different than if I had gone alone. There is a lot of great information here, one could easily spend a couple hours exploring and reading all of the newspapers and artifacts. My son really enjoyed seeing what an old school house looked like and how the children learned back then. I really enjoyed the WWII room. So much great information in this building. I cannot wait to bring my history friends to this museum!
  • Immensely moving and thought provoking. A wonderful tribute to the brave American citizens put in camps for being non white. Very similar to the build the wall movement today. The docent was knowledgeable and so friendly. This is a must see for history lovers visiting the Seattle area.
  • Took a friend doing a study abroad at UW from Japan and we were very interested in the Japanese history. So much I didn't know after living here for 8 years!
  • Worth the time to explore the history of BI.
  • So, many interesting things.

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