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Whatcom Museum, Bellingham

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  • As a kid I went to this museum in the 50's. Went again with my kids and with grandkids. I am not sure which time I was most thrilled. Worth the trip.  more »
  • This was my first visit to the Lightcatcher exhibit building of the Whatcom Museum. It is located a block away from the old red brick city hall building that houses the original museum. This new space...  more »
  • The Whatcom Museum offers permanent and temporary exhibits about regional history, natural history, and art in three buildings, including the Old City Hall and the Lightcatcher, a lovely modern buildi...  more »
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  • Always enjoy stopping by to see their exhibitions. Its always changing and the fee is usually donation based. Parking is next to the building. Entrance is on the street.
  • Bellingham is fortunate to have this museum. The gift shop is great too.
  • With new exhibits every couple of months there's always something new to see here. The sections on historic Whatcom County (photographs, paintings, etc.) are particularly great for those interested in local history. When the Syre Education center is open it hosts an excellent collection of Pacific Northwest native people, plants, and animal artifacts. Pro-tip: your public library membership gets you free entrance to the museum once every 2 months for up to 6 people.
  • The building is a classic Victorian palace. Shows vary, so what you see may or may not interest you, but the venue is interesting anyway...
  • I remember back in the 1970 they let you go up the spiral star case to look out the window , where the clock is at