Burke Museum

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Urban and Edge Communities
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UW Campus, 17th Ave NE and NE 45th St, Seattle
The Burke features the natural and cultural history of the Pacific Northwest – birds, fossils, logging tools – you name it, and one of the Burke’s education programs or exhibits can tell you about it. Located in the University District, the museum always has something new to teach, in an afternoon or a week-long summer

Camlann Medieval Village

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Snoqualmie River Valley
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10320 Kelly Road NE, Carnation WA 98014,
This living history museum project portrays rural England in the year 1376. It is dedicated to offering the public powerful personal experiences of history, including multiple learning and performing arts opportunities.

Carpenter House Museum

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Upper Yakima Basin
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302 W 3rd St, Cle Elum
This museum, housed in a 1914 mansion, tells the colorful story of the mining communities of Upper Kittitas County and of Cle Elum’s first successful banker and former mayor of Cle Elum, Frank Carpenter and his family.  High Country Artist exhibits rotate monthly.

Cedar River Watershed Education Center

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Snoqualmie River Valley
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19901 Cedar Falls Rd SE,
The Cedar River Watershed provides the majority of Seattle’s and King County’s drinking water, with 90,050 acres of forest land preserved for the municipal water supply. School children participate in watershed field trips to learn how clean water comes to their homes. A visitors center includes interpretive displays, a garden with rain drums and living

Frontier Village

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Upper Yakima Basin
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Kittitas County Fairgrounds 5th & Poplar St, Ellensburg
Located at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds, this village is a showcase for original cabins and buildings from the valley’s past. It is open during the Kittitas County Fair and by appointment (509-962-7639).

Gilman Town Hall Museum

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Urban and Edge Communities
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165 SE Andrews Street, Issaquah
This museum has an exhibit of photographs, artifacts, and interactive elements exploring aspects of Issaquah’s past. It also has a hands-on kitchen exhibit with cooking implements, and a two-celled concrete jail that was used from 1914 until 1930.

Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

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Urban and Edge Communities
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33rd Avenue Northwest / Northwest 54th Street, Seattle
Many lake and river systems of King County flow to the sea through the locks in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. Fish ladder viewing platforms allow visitors to catch glimpses of migrating salmon, a powerful reminder of the thread of life that begins in snowmelt from the mountains along the Greenway.

Issaquah Depot Museum

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Urban and Edge Communities
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78 First Avenue NE, Issaquah
The city’s train depot, built in 1889, holds a museum with exhibits that explore the industrial revolution, travel, communication, and the early economic development of Issaquah. It also hosts the Issaquah Valley Trolley, which runs seasonally.

Issaquah Salmon Hatchery

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Urban and Edge Communities
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214 East Sunset Way, Issaquah
The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is the most visited of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s hatcheries.  The grounds of the hatchery contain numerous informational displays about salmon.  In addition, the Friends of the Issaquah Hatchery offer various educational programming and opportunities for a variety of age levels.

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

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Urban and Edge Communities
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319 Second Ave S., Seattle
Gold! read the headlines in July of 1897. After years of struggling through a depression, the people of the nation were intrigued by the possibility of riches. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park preserves the story of the 1897-98 stampede to the Yukon gold fields and Seattle’s role in this event. The park offers a

Roslyn Museum

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Upper Yakima Basin
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203 W Pennsylvania Ave, Roslyn
The museum is a reflection of Roslyn, it’s tenacity, love of life and the richly seasoned ethnic mix that once represented more than 20 nationalities, and still does in the genealogy of it’s inhabitants and former residents. Admission is free.

Telephone Museum

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Upper Yakima Basin
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221 E 1st St, Cle Elum
Put down your smart phone for a moment and get smart about phones!  The oldest complete telephone museum west of the Mississippi covers the history of telephone technology from 1876 to 1970. According to the Northern Kittitas County Historical Society, Cle Elum was one of the last cities in the country to use a manual