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Suquamish Museum

6861 NE South St, Suquamish, WA 98392
+1 360-394-8499
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WELL Worth The Visit

I had the good fortune of stopping in at the beginning of my stay in the area. This is a small BUT... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CMoosWork
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A gem to learn about local culture

We were encouraged to visit this museum and were not disappointed. This is a small, compact museum... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Kristine E
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Museum featuring the history of the Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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6861 NE South St, Suquamish, WA 98392
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the good fortune of stopping in at the beginning of my stay in the area. This is a small BUT EXCELLENTLY done museum. It has a timeline with the local Suquamish history and that alone framed the rest of my week with a...More

Thank CMoosWork
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We were encouraged to visit this museum and were not disappointed. This is a small, compact museum to Educate about the experience of the Suquamish Tribe and their experience in the area. The timeline and artifacts are well curated, labels are easily understood. There is...More

Thank Kristine E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Just two rooms and a retail shop. But very beautiful and well laid out. Useful history on a cedar wall ribbon, basketry, a few samples of woven fabric, a lovely large wood carving of a canoe held up by 8 different creatures and a fantastic...More

Thank HereWeGo282
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and enjoyable. I would recommend this museum for any age group. History is a very important subject we all need to pay attention to

Thank debgioffre2016
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We spent a hour going through the museum. Amazing how they were able to use the natural environment to support their needs. We should all be as smart about using sustainable materials as they were! Cedar was used to make their baskets, shelter, clothes, canoes,...More

Thank Flowbleu
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Really enjoyed perusing the exhibits here. Great job of sharing history, punctuated with the displays. Watched a woman pound cedar and she was very gracious about explaining what she was doing and why she was doing it the way she was. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank SewNSew53
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stopped by Suquamish Museum while touring around near Bainbridge Island. The museum is located about 25 minutes from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal and is easily accessible from Seattle. The museum itself is very well done, with a lot of history depicting the history...More

Thank Maximilian G
Reviewed 1 October 2016

This museum was well laid out with beautiful displays. Besides that, the information was fascinating. I knew nothing of the Suquamish or Northwest natives so I read everything. The timeline was my favorite part, there are so many interesting stories and facts about the Suquamish...More

Thank MM27_12
Reviewed 4 September 2016

This is a relatively new museum or appeared that way. The displays were beautiful with exhibits most appropriate for the Suquamish 1st nation people. Museum staff and gift shop were also great. Highly recommended as a stop to know more about these wonderful people.

Thank Jane D
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We started with a visit to Chief Seattle's gravesite and then proceeded to the museum. The museum tells the story of the Suquamish (place of clear salt water.) Very nice presentation, cedar designed timeline, many photographs, and more. Well worth the $3 admission. Gift shop...More

Thank Jackie K
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