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.
• Port Gamble Theater
• Bainbridge Performing Arts
• Bremerton Community Theater
• Central Stage Theater - Silverdale
• Jewel Box Theatre - Poulsbo
• Kitsap Forest Theater - Bremerton
Check out our new web page which features a wide range of outdoor art located around the Kitsap Peninsula region in both urban and natural environments...and nearly all are free and open to the public for viewing any time of the year.
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.
The Kitsap Peninsula features museums offering exciting facts about the region's art, history and culture that contribute to the area's rich culture. We also have museums about puppets and bugs. Click here for a google map and listings.