Kitsap Peninsula is rich with arts and culture, from museums showcasing the region's diverse people, creations, and history to dozens of venues featuring live theater, dance, and music. Use the Search Filter to find a range of activities for all ages and interests. Read our blog for a suggested two-day itinerary that highlights the Kitsap Peninsula's history and culture.
The Puget Sound Navy Museum, shown above, housed in the historic Building 50 built in 1896, is one of ten museums funded and administered by the U.S. Navy along with the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport. In addition to 6,000 square feet of space and 600 objects, the museum hosts special exhibits. Located nearby is the historic USS Turner Joy, Naval Destroyer Museum, which is open for tours.
Kitsap is home to a wide range of destinations featuring work created by artists known around the region, nation and world. Check out a pdf of the Kitsap Peninsula Art Gallery Guide which features art galleries through out the region. Use the filters in Search Arts, Culture & History for art and gallery locations.