WSHS General Admission for Web

The Washington State History Museum is now open at our normal operating hours of Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 AM to 5 PM. Third Thursday of each month: our hours are 10:00 AM-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. We encourage purchasing tickets online.

Please note, cash will not be accepted at the admissions desk at this time; credit and debit cards are accepted.

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