WSHS General Admission for Web

The Washington State History Museum is open!! Our normal operating hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 AM to 5 PM.

Third Thursday of each month: our hours are 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM, with free admission from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Visitors ages 5 and above are required to wear masks while in the museum.

Guests are asked to observe social distancing between cohorts. Timed tickets are not required, except during our Model Train Festival, December 17-January 1. Please see our Model Train Festival event page to purchase timed tickets during the festival.

Admissions is always free for members! Explore membership options at