You'll find a variety of museums around the Kitsap Peninsula. Tour historic warships, discover Kitsap's Naval history, rich Native Americian and Norwegian cultures, and hands-on places that will captivate children of all ages.
Use the Google map below to find musuems located throughout the Kitsap Peninsula region or print our new Kitsap Peninsula Museum Guide in letter format to use as a quick and easy reference guide. Below is a Google map with a list of local museums in the region. Note: If your museum listing needs to be updated or added to the print or Google map, please send an email to . Thank you!
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Check out this video which provides a virtual video tour of the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport. The musem holds the country's most comprehensive collection of U.S. Navy artifacts, documents, and reference material related to undersea subjects, and are renowned for several of these specialty collections, especially those in torpedoes, mines, diving and salvage, submarine technology, and unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs). Click here for more information.
Children will enjoy a visit to the popular Valentinetti Puppet Museum & Evergreen Theatre and, just to the west of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, look for the Bug Museum & Nature Gift Shop filled with crawly creatures. For more kid-friendly places, visit our Kitsap Loves Kids page.
Built in the late 1800s by the Martinson family, this cabin (below) was moved to its present location in 2006 to preserve this important historical landmark and to give residents and visitors the opportunity to experience the lifestyle of early Poulsbo pioneers. Located in Nelson Park on Lindvig Way.
Poulsbo Maritime Museum & Visitors Center in Downtown Historic Poulsbo located at 19010 Front St. NE — Open Daily, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum showcases the city's maritime history. It features items from the Pacific Coast Codfish Co. and Mosquito Fleet, which served Poulsbo, and includes ship models, maps and a maritime library. The museum also has a visitors center hosted by the Poulsbo Chamber and Historic Downtown Poulsbo Association.
Port Gamble is a National Historic site and, before its closing in 1995, the Port Gamble Mill was the oldest continuously operating sawmill in North America. Take time during your visit to stop by the museum and learn about the history behind this quaint, waterside gem. Click here for more information about Port Gamble's colorful history.