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Suquamish Museum

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Very Nice Stop

We were headed to one of the state parks & ended up taking a slightly get detour to this museum... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Great informative museum

Very worth while to visit, and spend an informative hour learning all about the Suquamish tribe... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
David M
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Museum featuring the history of the Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest.
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6861 NE South St, Suquamish, WA 98392
+1 360-394-8499
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

We were headed to one of the state parks & ended up taking a slightly get detour to this museum. It’s a really nice and. Very informative museum. The staff is wonderfully nice; gave the kids a scavenger hunt map: and has a nice, appropriately...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FoxFrancis
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very worth while to visit, and spend an informative hour learning all about the Suquamish tribe, it's history and customs over the years to present day. 10 minute film to watch and lots of exhibits and photographs. Never knew that Seattle was named after Chief...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

New to the NWP, this was one of our first stops. After growing up on the east coast, we were amazed at the many differences in lifestyle and culture from the the tribes back east. The exhibits were very impressive from the cedar canoe and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Flowbleu
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We really enjoyed our trip to the Suquamish Museum. Small--it takes about 30 -60 minutes, depending on the exhibits, the museum and exhibition space is gorgeous and informative about the Suquamish tribe, an important tribe in the Greater Seattle area. Admission is very reasonable, especially...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank pamelaao2018
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This is a very well put together museum. They deal with people from pre-history to the present. I gives you the Suquamish view of the world. We can learn a lot from them.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This is an eye opening museum. So much of what happened to the native Americans is not discussed and should be. The museum doesn't intent to shame anyone, but instead simple states the sad truth. It opened by eyes and shocked me.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank daytrip141
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful museum with the history of the Suquamish portrayed In a cedar timeline. Examples of carving, weaving and maybe more importantly the use of cedar in their culture. Walk or drive to the church, behind it on the hill is the cemetery. At the top...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Xcleeglee2015
Reviewed 29 January 2018

A beautifully designed and constructed museum of the past and current cultural traditions. Great gift shop and wonderfully designed displays. The history of our area is unique and well-worth learning about.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DianaKingsley
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Provides an understanding of local history for this region; also offers an illustration of U.S. government / Native American relationships, for better appreciation of history. Nicely arranged; easy to learn a lot in a short period of time. Creates an appreciation of the wisdom of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank TravelerPaul_12
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Aside from the artistic beauty of the displays alone, I recommend thoroughly reading the displays for its historical lessons. The two that I found important was that: #1: Keep records of your history.  Hide 'em from being destroyed if needed,  because they will be needed...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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