Whatcom Museum, Bellingham
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The museum is located downtown with lots of parking. The building is very attractive and very well maintained. Good history of Bellingham and excellent art and artifacts.
Expensive for what it is. Still we found it interesting to learn about some of the earlier years in and around Bellingham Some interesting photography of early days. It saddened me to see photographs ... read more »
We were visiting for a week and decided to check out this local museum. Half of the exhibits they advertised were packed up or "in migration". Not worth the $20 we paid to enter. Bird exhibit..one to ... read more »
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.
Bellingham is fortunate to have this museum. The gift shop is great too.
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.
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
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