Bainbridge Island Museum of Art inspires curiosity, wonder, and understanding by connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region. The art museum exhibits, interprets, preserves, collects, and promotes works of proven cultural value as well as new works by emerging artists and craftspeople. The art museum is open daily 10am-5pm. Free admission.
They have cool LIVE bugs! You can explore bizarre bugs under the microscope, look through glasses that let you see like a bug, and even watch busy ants in their giant 8 foot long Ant Farm! They have the weirdest and most interesting bugs on display for you to see up close. Over 15 kid-friendly exhibits to explore.
Bremerton, WA 98337
Valentinetti Puppet Museum showcases the magnificent craftsmanship of generations of puppet artists. Many of these artists are long gone, but at the museum you can still see their work, sense their devotion to a unique art form, and almost hear the laughter that they lovingly created in children long ago.
There are more than 3000 artifacts on display in Dioramas, Showcases, and free standing exhibits. Among them is a display describing the life of former Governor Dr. Dixy Lee Ray, a Mosquito Fleet display, Native American artifacts, rotating exhibits, a reference room, Book Nook, and Museum Store.
The Harbor History Museum creates opportunities to experience the heritage of the greater Gig Harbor communities. They collect, preserve, and share the rich history of this area and provide a variety of public education programs. Their core educational program is the Pioneer School Experience which serves over 1,500 students every year who get to experience a pioneer school classroom as led by a trained “School Marm.” In addition to this program and their larger than life exhibitions, the museum provides 3 - 5 special exhibits throughout the year along with lectures, book readings, workshops, and film presentations.
This outdoor museum consists of a memorial wall that winds solemnly down to the historic Eagledale ferry dock landing site, where the first of more than 120,000 Japanese—two-thirds of whom were American citizens—were banished from their West Coast homes and placed in concentration camps during World War II.
KiDiMu is a nonprofit children's museum and a Bainbridge Island destination for children and parents, caregivers or teachers to discover the joys of learning together! From Armed Forces Day through Labor Day, active duty military families enjoy FREE admission as part of the Blue Star Museums program.