White River Valley Museum, Auburn

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Natural History Museum · Hidden Gem · Children’s Museum
The White River Valley Museum is a community based, family friendly institution providing visitors a chance to explore the history of the city of Auburn and beyond via award winning exhibits, educational programming and events. The historic Mary Olson Farm is just a few miles from the Museum and is a King County Landmark and educational site.

White River Valley Museum

918 H Street SE, Auburn WA

$5 for adults, $2 for children and seniors

First Thursdays and 3rd Sundays are Always Free!

Mary Olson Farm

28728 Green River Road, Kent WA

Open on weekends during the summer and for private tours and events.

The White River Valley Museum and Mary Olson Farm is administered as a partnership between the City of Auburn and the White River Valley Historical Society.
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  • They have different exhibits all year long. They really have a great interpretation of local history. $5 for Adults and $2 for kids. FREE every 1st Thursday and 3rd Sunday. Current exhibit is...  more »
  • Great small meusem for kids and adults alike ! real train car kids can go in, small hands on tents with utensils.Search and find museum characters hand out ! I love it here and all of my grandkids...  more »
  • I love the White River Valley Museum! Cute historical museum with a plethora of information about people who have and continue to live in the White River Valley area (Auburn, Kent, Algona, Pacific, etc.). Lots of hands-on activities for little ones, and their rotating exhibits are lovely as well. They also put on several fun events and activities throughout the year, definitely worth a visit!
  • Visited Saturday. Most of Auburn's and the Valley's history is presented in beautiful living displays. This brings more life to the artifacts than just being displayed using cabinets, tables or walls. The museum is small which is why I didn't give the 5th star. Worth a visit though when in Auburn.

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