Poulsbo's Little Norway

Welcome to PoulsboPoulsbo City HallPoulsbo's historic Little Norway is one of the Kitsap Peninsula's favorite and most popular destination for visitors of all ages and interests. Stroll down Front Street to explore galleries, museums and shops in Poulsbo's growing Arts District or stop by one of several waterfront restaurants to enjoy a beverage overlooking the marina and waterfront park. Poulsbo's famous Little Norway is very pedestrian, child and pet friendly.  Affordable lodging options are available at the Poulsbo Guest House International, Poulsbo Inn & Suites and the historic Viking House, all conveniently located near shopping and dining districts. This charming waterfront community welcomes visitors for the day, overnight and for long relaxing vacations.

Poulsbo Museum

Poulsbo Historical SocietyPoulsbo is a great place to enjoy a weekend getaway anytime of the year. "Little Norway" has a wonderful, pedestrian friendly, historic downtown lined with shops, casual and fine dining choices, art galleries with local artwork and historic attractions including the Martinson Cabin Museum in Nelson Park on Lindvig Way. 
Poulsbo Maritime Museum
Now Open :
Poulsbo Maritime Museum & Visitor Center in Downtown Historic Poulsbo:
19010 Front Street NE  - Open Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Poulsbo Maritime Museum showcases it  maritime history and invites guests.  The museum features items from the Pacific Coast Codfish Co. and Mosquito Fleet that served Poulsbo and include ship models, maps and a maritime library. The museum also includes a visitor center hosted by the Poulsbo Chamber and Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association.

Port of Poulsbo Marina & Public Docks

Port of Poulsbo Marina & Public Docks

Permanent and guest moorage with lots of amenities! Easy to reach all of the wonderful shops and restaurants that Poulsbo has to offer for the day, the weekend or the week. The Poulsbo Marina is an excellent place to start or end your Kitsap Peninsula National Water Trails adventure! There is kayak and SUP rentals and the beautiful Liberty Bay offers a safe and leisure opportunity to explore the shorelines and waterways.

What's Happening

NEW -  The Poulsbo Marine Science Center is now the new Western Washington University SEA Discovery Center, a hands on, family friendly facility that combines science, education, and an aquarium. Visit their website for hours and events.

Second Saturday Art Walk

Second Saturday Art Walk

Poulsbo Head to historic downtown Poulsbo for an evening of gallery hopping, shopping and dining the second Saturday of each month from 5-8 pm. Front Street Gallery opens a new show every month with a featured artist opening reception as part of the Art Walk. Come in and meet local artists, mingle and enjoy refreshments.
If you're in the company of children, stop by the Poulsbo Marine Science Center and discover the 7-foot tall sculpture of an octopus surrounded by sea creatures (also open on other days as well).
Craft Breweries, Wines & Foodies

Craft Breweries, Wines & Foodies

SluysPoulsbo is home to several award winning breweries that have tap rooms and brew-pubs. Local establishments are also serving up the tasty brews and hardy pub fare, too. Front street in historic downtown Poulsbo also has wine tasting rooms, fine and casual dining (children welcome) and lots of great art galleries, clothing and gift shops. And don't forget to stop by Sluys Bakery for the famous Viking Donuts! For something some international picnic ideas, head to the Marina Market what offers a wide-selection of local and international foods and beverages.