Museums in Thurston County, Washington

There are 12 Museums in Thurston County, Washington, serving a population of 269,885 people in an area of 722 square miles. There is 1 Museum per 22,490 people, and 1 Museum per 60 square miles.

In Washington, Thurston County is ranked 27th of 39 counties in Museums per capita, and 4th of 39 counties in Museums per square mile.

List of Thurston County Museums

Find Thurston County, Washington museums, such as art museums and galleries, childrens museums, natural history museums, science centers and discovery museums.


Bigelow House Museum 918 Glass Avenue Northeast Olympia, WA

Crosby House Museum 703 Deschutes Way Southwest Tumwater, WA

Evergreen Student Gallery 2737,Room 2204 McCann Plaza Drive Northwest Olympia, WA

Hands On Childrens Museum 414 Jefferson Street Northeast Olympia, WA

Henderson House Museum 602 Deschutes Way Southwest Tumwater, WA

Lacey Museum 829 Lacey Street Southeast Lacey, WA

Olympic Flight Museum 7637 Old Highway 99 Southeast Tumwater, WA

State Capital Museum 211 21st Avenue Southwest Olympia, WA

Tenino Depot Museum 399 West Park Avenue Tenino, WA

The Minnaert Center for Performing Arts 2011 Mottman Road Southwest Tumwater, WA

WET Science Center 500 Adams Street Northeast Olympia, WA

Yelm Historical Museum 207 3rd Street Southeast Yelm, WA

About Thurston County Museums

Thurston County Museums contain a collection of scientific, historical, cultural, or artistic artifacts, specimens, and objects, usually housed within a single building or campus, which is used for research and public education in Thurston County, WA. A Museum's collection is both a reflection of prior research efforts and the subject of current and future research. Thurston County Museums also make collections and research accessible to the public, at least in part, through Thurston County exhibits and educational programs. Museums and their collections may be focused on any one of a vast array of disciplines. Museums in Thurston County can serve relatively narrow fields of interest or cover a wide terrain of subject matter.

You may contact Museums for questions about:
  • Thurston County Museum exhibits and collections
  • Event and exhibition calendar
  • Thurston County Museum tickets
  • Volunteer and employment opportunities
  • Museum donations and membership