San Juan Historical Society and Museum, Friday Harbor

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Take a step back in time and visit the last remaining farm homested in the town of Friday Harbor. The museum grounds occupy what remains of the once expansive 445 acre James King farm. Today, the museum grounds consist of eight buildings containing exhibits & artifacts which showcase the history of San Juan Island.
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  • If staying at the Best Western in Friday Harbor, take a short walk across the street to the Historical Museum. Staff are very friedly and will give you lots of Friday Harbor history.  more »
  • We visited here with a small group of senior citizens. We prearranged our visit. The director, Kevin, met us at the museum and gave us a very informative tour of the buildings on the ground. Kevin....  more »
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  • Nothing great from a scale perspective. The artiracts go back a few hundred years. But the way the little that is there has been preserved is commendable. The museum closes by 1400 so you may want to prioritise your visit if you are keen. You do not miss much even if you skip it. However a lot of exhibit are in the open so you could still loiter.
  • Famtastic place to learn the history of San Juan Island of Washington State!! Curators are excellent!!

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