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Gig Harbor Museum

Gig Harbor Museum Review

An excellent collection of exhibits here describes the city's maritime history, and there are photo archives, video programs, and a research library focusing on the area's pioneer and Native American ancestors. The facilities include a one-room, early-20th-century schoolhouse and a 65-foot, 1950s purse seiner, a type of fishing vessel from the community's famous seafaring fleets. News clippings and videos about "Galloping Gertie," the original bridge, are particularly eerie.

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  • Address: 4121 Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor, WA 98335 | Map It
  • Phone: 253/858–6722
  • Cost: $7
  • Hours: Mid-Apr.–Dec., Tues.–Sun. 10–5; Jan.–mid-Apr., Wed.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4
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  • Location: Gig Harbor
Updated: 04-06-2013

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