Kitsap County Historical Society & Museum is involved with & host many events through out the year. Review our upcoming events here.
Learn about the two-centuries-old conflict between people and governments struggling for control over Pacific Northwest land and resources, including the key harbors and waterways in Kitsap County.read more
Built in 1909 by prominent Port Orchard businessman Peter Norby, this spacious mansion overlooking Sinclair Inlet fell into disrepair over the years. Then Gil and Kathy Michael purchased the property and poured energy and creativity into restoring it into an elegant...read more
Today we'll stroll grassy paths through some of the 23-acre preserve created by Bob Wiltermood, whose family settled in the Glenwood area of Port Orchard in the 1920s. The preserve is home to 66 species of nesting birds, the most of any site in the county, as well as...read more
The mission of the Kitsap County Historical Society & Museum is to collect, preserve, and exhibit the diverse culture, heritage, and history of Kitsap County for the education and enjoyment of the public.
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“This museum is marvelous. There is so much to see.”
“So well collected and displayed.”
“Reminds me of life at my grandparents’ home.”
“It’s great having the two museums together.”
“Love this museum. Things you’ve only seen in books are right here! Had a wonderful time.”
“So good to reconnect with our roots, where we grew up, and that you are taking care of these things for us.”