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This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Seattle, WA, USA

The association describes itself as "a leading proponent of King County’s history and heritage activities. . ."

Bainbridge Island, WA, USA

This local history museum occupies a 1908 schoolhouse. . .

Tacoma, WA, USA

This museum has artifacts and research materials related to the Buffalo Soldiers. . .

Bellevue, WA, USA

Eastside Heritage Center is a 501 (3) organization created for historical preservation and education in East King County, Washington. . .

Edmonds, WA, USA

The Edmonds Historical Museum includes temporary and permanent exhibits, and a small collection of artifacts. . .

Tacoma, WA, USA

Fort Nisqually was an important fur trading and farming post of the Hudson's Bay Company in the Puget Sound area. . .

Fox Island, WA, USA

The museum houses about 3000 artifacts related to the history and culture of Fox Island in Pierce County. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

Historic Seattle describes itself as a "public development authority" focusing on "reuse and reimagining of historic properties for new purposes. . ."

Coupeville, WA, USA

This museum houses local history exhibits and the Janet Enzmann Archives and Research Library. . .

Bremerton, WA, USA

This local history museum occupies a 1950s-era Art Deco bank building along with the Valentinetti Puppet Museum. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park seeks to commemorate the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s. . .

Lacey, WA, USA

This local history museum is operated by the City of Lacey. . .

Shelton, WA, USA

Local history museum. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Nordic Heritage Museum is dedicated to the heritage of Seattle's Nordic immigrants, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish Americans. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Northwest African American Museum serves to present and preserve the connections between the Pacific Northwest and people of African descent. . .

Renton, WA, USA

The Renton History Museum is a repository for objects and archives significant to the city of Renton in the state of Washington. . .

Shoreline, WA, USA

Local history museum.

La Conner, WA, USA

Local history museum.

North Bend, WA, USA

Local history museum.

Steilacoom, WA, USA

This museum has exhibits related to the history of Steilacoom in Pierce County, Washington. . .

Suquamish, WA, USA

The Suquamish Museum is located on the Port Madison Indian Reservation. . .

Tacoma, WA, USA

The society operates a local history museum and research facility in the 1903 Provident Building. . .

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Tacoma, WA, USA

The Washington State History Museum in downtown Tacoma maintains three permanent exhibits. . .

Tacoma, WA, USA

The research center is operated by the Washington State Historical Society. . .

Auburn, WA, USA

White River Valley Museum is a historical museum in Auburn, Washington. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is a history museum in Seattle's Chinatown-International District. . .

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