Museum calendar


Snohomish and Island counties

Edmonds Historical Museum: 118 Fifth Ave. N., Edmonds City Hall, Edmonds; 425-774-0900, 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays. $2, $1 children; group tours available. “The Changing Face of Edmonds” and “Our Maritime Heritage,” ongoing. “The history of the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce,” through April.

Future of Flight Aviation Center &Boeing Tour: 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; 800-464-1476, $15, $14 seniors/active military, $8 ages 15/under (must be 4 feet or taller), $9 gallery only, $4 gallery for ages 6-15.

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

Imagine Children’s Museum: 1502 Wall St., Everett; 425-258-1006, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. $6; free for age 1/under. “Friday Night Live”: Hours extend to 8:30 p.m. on specific Fridays, for working family-friendly activities related to children’s books; next date is March 16, program TBA.

Island County Historical Museum: 908 NW Alexander, Coupeville; 360-678-3310, www.ichscpvl@whidbey. net. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, October-April.

Lake Stevens Historical Museum: 1802 124th Ave. NE, Lake Stevens; 425-334-1825. 1 to 4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

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

Stanwood Area History Museum: 27112 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-6110, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays. Historical exhibits at the museum and D.O. Pearson House.

Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum: 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-435-7289. 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays February through November.

Sultan Museum: Fourth Street and Highway 2, Sultan; 360-793-9546.

Skagit County and north

American Museum of Radio and Electricity: 1312 Bay St., Bellingham; 360-738-3886, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, $5.

Anacortes Museum: 1305 Eighth St., Anacortes; 360-293-1915.

La Conner Quilt Museum: Inside Gaches Mansion, 703 S. Second St., La Conner; 360-466-4288. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, $4.

San Juan Historical Museum: 405 Price St., Friday Harbor; 360-378-3949, 1 p.m. Saturday lecture series, ongoing.

Skagit County Historical Museum: 501 Fourth St., La Conner; 360-466-3365, “The Hope of Harvesting the Light” discussion with photographers, 2 p.m. March 18.

Whale Museum: 62 First St. N., Friday Harbor; 360-378-4710, To report whale sightings: 800-562-8832.

Whatcom County Museum of History &Art: 121 Prospect St., Bellingham; 360-676-6981, All events free unless otherwise noted. “Contemporary Northwest Art from Tacoma Art Museum,” through April 29. “Bert Huntoon and the Mt. Baker Lodge,” through May 27. “Heritage of Design: American Indian and First Nations Treasures,” through June 10.

Seattle and south

Bothell Historical Museum: Park at Bothell Landing, 9919 NE 180th St., Bothell; 425-486-1889. 1to 4 p.m. Sundays through September; first two Sundays of December.

Burke Museum of Natural History &Culture: NE 45th Street and 17th Ave. NE, UW campus, Seattle; 206-543-5590, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, to 8 p.m. first Thursdays. $8, $6.50 seniors, $5 students. 206-543-9681, burked@u.washington. Exhibits free with admission, unless otherwise noted. “Our People, Our Land, Our Images,” international indigenous photography, through May 28. “In the Spirit of Ancestors,” Northwest Coast art, through Sept. 3.

Children’s Museum: 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-441-1768, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $7.50, $6.50 over age 55, free under age 1; events free with admission unless otherwise noted. Dunn Lumber Construction Zone, hands-on for kids; Cog City: Physics and Fun, ongoing. 1 to 4 p.m. every other Sunday, Japanese programming.

Experience Music Project: 325 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; 206-770-2700, $19.95, $15.95 military/seniors/ages 13-17, $14.95 ages 7-12, free for kids under 6. 5 to 8 p.m. first Thursdays through 2007, also applies to Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame. “Sound and Vision: Artists tell their own stories,” ongoing.

Museum of Flight: 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle; 206-764-5720, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Thursdays to 9 p.m. $14, $13 ages 65/over, $7.50 ages 5-17, free ages 4/under, groups of 10 or more adults $13, youth $6.50. Events free with admission unless otherwise noted.

Museum of History &Industry (MOHAI): 2700 24th Ave. E., Seattle; 206-324-1126,

Nordic Heritage Museum: 3014 NW 67th St., Seattle; 206-789-5707, $6, $5 seniors, $4 kids. “Immigration,” featuring wood cutting work, lithography and more, through March 25.

Northwest Railway Museum: Depot at 38625 SE King St., Snoqualmie; 425-888-3030, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays-Mondays. Ongoing: 1890s depot with exhibits and bookstore.

Olympic Flight Museum: 7637-A Old Highway 99 SE, Olympia; 360-705-3925, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays.

Pacific Science Center: 200 Second Ave. N., Seattle; 206-443-2001, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. $9.50, $7 seniors/kids; $8, $7; $14.50, $12. $5 Thursdays laser light shows; $7.50 Fridays and Saturdays laser light shows. Events included with admission unless otherwise noted. “Women in Science workshops,” Saturdays in March; 206-443-2925 for details. “Grossology” exhibit, through May 6. “Treasures of NOAA’s Ark,” through Sept. 3. Permanent exhibits: Dinosaurs, tropical butterfly house, insect village, Tech Zone, Water Works. Boeing Imax Theater: The Ant Bully in 3D, Daily (no Mondays), 3:30, 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Also showing Ride Around the World and Deep Sea 3D. Eames Imax Theater: 12:30, 2:30, 4:30 p.m. daily, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, Mysteries of Egypt and The Eruption of Mount St. Helens, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.

Science Fiction Museum &Hall of Fame: 325 Fifth Ave. N., located within Experience Music Project; 206-724-3428, 5 to 8 p.m. first Thursdays through 2007, also applies to Experience Music Project.

Seattle Museum of the Mysteries: 623 Broadway, Seattle;

Shoreline Historical Museum: 749 N. 175th St., Shoreline; 206-542-7111.

Washington State Convention &Trade Center: 800 Convention Place, Seattle; 206-694-5000.

Washington State History Museum: 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma; 888-238-4373, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, to 8 p.m. third Thursdays. $8, $7 seniors, $6 students/military. “River of Memory: The Everlasting Columbia,” through April 14.

Wing Luke Asian Museum: 407 Seventh Ave. S., Seattle; 206-623-5124, 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, $4, $3 seniors/students, $2 ages 5-12. “Family Day,” 1 to 3 p.m. third Saturdays; button making activity, March 17. Dinner and auction, “The Voyage Home,” March 18, 4 p.m. VIP reception, 5 p.m. dinner and auction begin; Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $150 dinner only, $175 dinner and reception; 206-623-5124, ext. 126 for details.


Seattle and beyond

Ballard Farmers Market: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays, year-round. 5300 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle; 206-781-6776,

Pike Place Market: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays -Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays, year-round. Pike Street and Pike Place, Seattle;

University District Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, year-round. University Heights Center, corner of University Way NE and NE 50th, Seattle; 206-632-5234,

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