Keeping Our Heritage Alive

Since 1948, the Clallam County Historical Society has been dedicated to keeping the history of the north Olympic Peninsula alive. The Society actively collects artifacts pertaining to Clallam County, operates a research library, is currently restoring the historic school building shown above, and tells the story of our county in the exhibits at The Museum at the Carnegie.

    U. S. Coast Guard Air Station 80th Anniversary

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    A new exhibit will soon open at the Museum at the Carnegie celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the U. S. Coast Guard Air Station at Ediz Hook and 160 years of Coast Guard service on the Olympic Peninsula. The Museum is open on Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The exhibit will have a soft opening on Wednesday, April 1st. The Grand Opening will be on Saturday, April 11th. The exhibit will be on display through September 30th. Watch this space for details coming soon.


    Museum at the Carnegie

    The Museum at the Carnegie is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1:00 until 4:00 p.m.The museum is located at 207 S. Lincoln Street in Port Angeles, just north of the Clallam County Courthouse.  Featured on the upper level is a temporary exhibit celebrating the centennial of the Klahhane Hiking Club. Check the CCHS Facebook page for current events.

    Questions? Call (360) 452-2662.

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    Find us on Facebook


    If you are on Facebook, look for Clallam County Historical Society. We will post all current events there so that you get up to the minute information. Also, we feature many interesting items such as photos from our historic collections. We have a separate Facebook page strictly related to Clallam County Old Time News:

    We hope you will 'Like' us and invite your friends to check us out as well.


    Donations are Welcome

    I would like to make a special donation to the Clallam County Historical Society to help in preserving our Clallam County history. Please use my tax deductible gift of $ for:

    The Lincoln School Project
    The Museum at the Carnegie
    Wherever you need it most

    Museum at the Carnegie

    207 S. Lincoln St.
    Port Angeles, WA 98362
    (360) 452-6779 (museum)
    (360) 452-2662 (main office)
    Mail to: P.O.Box 1327