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The Story of Port Gamble: A Rich Journey Through History


The story began in 1853, when two strong-willed and smart businessmen: Andrew Jackson Pope and Frederick Talbot, from East Machias, Maine ventured west aboard the steamship Oregon.

Whether a history buff or a curious visitor, the Port Gamble Museum has something for everyone. Stroll through actual furnished settings and experience the dynamic story of Port Gamble. Learn about the founders of this National Historic Landmark and the lives of those who lived, worked and played here and helped write its story. There are many heirlooms, artifacts, and photographs from the early 1800′s.

The museum is available for group tours or private parties. Research and archive photography services are available upon request at a rate of $25/hour.

Museum Fees:

  • Adults: $4.00 Students/Seniors/Military: $3.00
  • Children six and under free

Museum Hours:

  • May 1st through September 30th: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
  • October 1st through April 30th: 11:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday/Saturday/Sunday.

For more information contact the museum at 360.297.8078

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Press: 5/9/2013 North Kitsap Herald: Own A Piece of History

Press: 2/26/2009 The Seattle Times: Step Into New England At Port Gamble National Historic Landmark

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