We have lived in Port Townsend for a long time, but never went to our local museum until now. They are hosting an art retrospective that interested us, so we were pleasantly... read more
Jefferson Museum of Art & History is located in Port Townsend's...
Jefferson Museum of Art & History is located in Port Townsend's historic City Hall building. The Museum features award-winning exhibits that display our unique cultural history of Maritime, Native American, and Early Settler life throughout its multiple galleries. The historic courtroom is now a rotating art gallery, displaying the works of noted artists. Once Port Townsend's Fire Hall, Courtroom, Jail and Police Station in the late 1800s, the building itself has many stories to tell!
During the summer, the Museum offers historic walking tours of our beautiful Victorian seaside city.
The Jefferson County Historical Society also operates the historic Rothschild House as well as the Commanding Officers Quarters at Fort Worden which are open to the public from May through September.