Museums

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Snohomish, Island counties

Blackman House Museum: 118 Ave. B, Snohomish; 360-568-5235; www.black manhouse.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; free, but $5 donations accepted for guided tours.

Edmonds Historical Museum: City Hall building, 118 Fifth Ave. N.; 425-774-0900; www.historicedmonds.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. $1 and $2; group tours available.

Flying Heritage Museum: 3407 109th St. SW, Everett (Paine Field); 206-342-4242, 877-342-3404; www.flyingheritage.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Memorial Day through Labor Day; Tuesdays through Sundays, Labor Day through the rest of the year. $8 to $12, free ages 5 and younger; group rates available.

Future of Flight Aviation Center &Boeing Tour: 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; 425-438-8100, 800-464-1476; www.futureofflight.org. $4 to $15. Children must be 4 feet tall for tours.

Granite Falls Historical Society Museum: 109 E. Union St., Granite Falls; 360-691-2603; www.gfhistory.org. Noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; free.

Imagine Children’s Museum: 1502 Wall St., Everett; 425-258-1006; www.imaginecm.org. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays. $7.50; $3.75 for all ages from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursdays; always free for those under age 1.

Index-Pickett Historical Museum: 510 Ave. A, Index; 360-793-1534. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Memorial Day through September. Donations accepted.

Lake Stevens Historical Museum: 1802 Main St., Lake Stevens; 425-334-1825. 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Group tours by appointment.

Monroe Historical Society Museum: Old City Hall, 207 E. Main St., Monroe; 360-794-7382; www.monroehistorical society.org. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Donations accepted.

Sky Valley Historical Society: Museum is above the post office at the intersection of U.S. 2 and Fourth Street, Sultan. Noon to 4 first and third Tuesdays and third Saturdays; 360-799-0940.

Stanwood Area History Museum: 27112 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-6110; www.sahs-fncc.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays; also by appointment; donations welcome. Historical exhibits at the museum and D.O. Pearson House. “Our Nordic Heritage” exhibit tours by appointment only.

Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum: 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-435-7289; www.stillymuseum.org. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays through October; see website for holiday closures; school and other large-group tours by appointment; $2 and $5.

SKAGIT COUNTY

La Conner Quilt &Textile Museum: Inside Gaches Mansion, 703 S. Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288; www.laconnerquilts.com. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; by appointment Mondays and Tuesdays; $5; free ages 12 and under.

Skagit County Historical Museum: 501 Fourth St., La Conner; 360-466-3365; www.skagitcounty.net/museum. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays. $3 to $8; free ages 5 and younger.

SEATTLE

Burke Museum of Natural History &Culture: NE 45th Street and 17th Avenue NE, UW campus, Seattle; 206-543-5590; www.burkemuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. first Thursdays; closed July 4. $6 to $9.50; free for ages 5 and under; first Thursday admission free for all.

Children’s Museum: 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-441-1768; www. thechildrensmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; closed Labor Day weekend. $6.50 and $7.50; free under age 1.

Experience Music Project/Science Fiction Museum: 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; 206-770-2700; www.empsfm.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through May 27. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, May 28 through Sept. 6. $15, $12 students, seniors, military, free for ages 4 and under.

Museum of Flight: 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; 206-764-5720; www.museumofflight.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. first Thursdays (free after 5 p.m. first Thursdays); $6.50 to $13; free ages 4 and under.

Nordic Heritage Museum: 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle; 206-789-5707; www.nordicmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays; $4 to $6; free ages 5 and under.

Northwest Railway Museum: Depot at 38625 SE King St., Snoqualmie; 425-888-3030; www.trainmuseum.org. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day; free admission. Weekend train trips through October; $8 to $12, free for those under age 2, call 425-888-3030 or see website for trip details.

Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001; www.pacsci.org. Spring hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Closed Tuesdays. $7 to $14, free ages 3 and under. Imax film costs are separate from admission, $6 to $23.

Seattle Aquarium: 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle; 206-386-4300; www.seattleaquarium.org. 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $11 and $17; free for ages 3 and under.

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