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Harbor History Museum

4121 Harborview Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98332-1080
+1 253-858-6722
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Very Interesting and Well Done Museum

My husband and I visited this museum while staying in Gig Harbor. While we expected to enjoy based... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Surprisingly interesting.

This is a really coll little museum, and it has more inside than I expected from the outside. I... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Gig Harbor, Washington
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4121 Harborview Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98332-1080
+1 253-858-6722
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited this museum while staying in Gig Harbor. While we expected to enjoy based on the positive reviews we had read, we were surprised at how interested we became. We wished we had gone a little earlier so we would have...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

This is a really coll little museum, and it has more inside than I expected from the outside. I really enjoyed my time there, and highly recommend it for all visitors!

Thank The253
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This wonderful museum includes a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits with a common theme around life in the Harbor. There's a fishing boat on permanent display so you can learn about the industry that put the area on the map. Exhibits are well done...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Enjoyed the exhibits, but just wished there was more about the original people. The Europeans were well represented, but we came away wishing to see more about how the native tribes lived.

Thank Cascadespearl P
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Gig Harbor is known as an "historic fishing village", although it has grown over the years to be a small town of about 6,000 give or take, no longer a "village". Still, it retains a wonderful sense of history centered around the sea, and the...More

1  Thank ThorneBirdGT
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting history here! I also enjoy the traveling exhibits. We went a couple years ago to see a native am woman crafting baskets. She was very interesting and informative! The docent Mickey is the best part of your museum!

Thank Patsi R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

When I visited, the crew was working on restoring the old boat in the back shed. They allowed me to climb on and watch the work, they were incredibly friendly, informative and just fun. Don't know if this happens often or if I was just...More

Thank craig f
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you're in Gig Harbor the history museum is a great place to visit. It has all the history of the people, fishing Fleet and the gear the used. Great place. You just can't miss it

Thank jerryfaker
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The museum isn't huge but what they have is wonderful. Hands on information regarding the town of Gig Harbor as well as the area in general. Located on the main street in town it is easily accessible and convenient. The fishing vessel in back is...More

Thank Stivareno
Reviewed 29 November 2016

I visited this museum, based on the advice of the great grandson of one of the founding families of Gig Harbor. The visit is WELL WORTH visiting.

Thank melanie t
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