Fodor's Expert Review Orcas Island Historical Museum

Orcas Island Museum/Gallery

Surrounded by Eastsound's lively shops and cafés, this museum comprises several reassembled and relocated late-19th-century pioneer cabins. An impressive collection of more than 6,000 photographs, documents, and artifacts tells the story of the island's Native American and Anglo history, and in an oral-history exhibit longtime residents of the island talk about how the community has evolved over the decades. The museum also operates the 1888 Crow Valley Schoolhouse, which is open on summer Wednesdays and Saturdays; call the museum for hours and directions.

Museum/Gallery Historic District/Site Historical

Quick Facts

181 N. Beach Rd.
Orcas Island, Washington  98245, USA

360-376–4849

www.orcasmuseum.org

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: $5, Late May–early Oct., Wed.–Sun. 11–4; mid-Oct.–mid-May, Sat. 11–4, Closed Oct.–May, Sun.–Tues.

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