Skagit County Historical Museum

501 S 4th Street, La Conner, WA 98257 - United States





Come to the top of the hill for an exceptional view of history! The Skagit County Historical Museum in scenic La Conner, Washington, has three large galleries of artifacts, images and stories of the history of Skagit County. We feature hands-on activities for kids of all ages.

Our feature exhibit, "A Life Well Lived - Lavone Newell-Reim", recounts Lavone's amazing life and zest for living. Our community curated exhibit, "Hunt & Peck" shares the collection of vintage writing machines from a local collector.

Scavenger hunt and activity packets available for all ages of children.

Come enjoy the view at the top of the hill!


Three outstanding galleries of fascinating Skagit history– from the Native Americans of the area through the early industry and home life of the pioneers. Exhibits on the ‘Lost Cities of Skagit County’ and ‘Voces del Valle’ – featuring stories of Latino families who came and have made Skagit County their home.

Hugo Helmer, Skagit's Own Music Man
A new feature exhibit opens April 4th! Hugo Helmer, Skagit's Own Music Man. Learn all about Hugo's amazing life -- from Swedish immigrant to logger to music teacher who developed and led an award winning accordion marching band! Don't be surprised if you find a live accordion concert while you're here!!

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