The Museum is located in the historic Bereiter House at 855 East Smith Street.
Parking is available behind the house off East Temperance Street.
The Museum is open Wednesday through Friday, from 12 pm to 4 p.m., 10 am to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and by appointment.
Phone # (253) 854-4330
Admission is by a suggested $2 donation; no tickets are required for entrance to the Museum.
The Greater Kent Historical Society (GKHS) is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization in the state of Washington that promotes the discovery, preservation and dissemination of knowledge about the history of the greater Kent area.
All donations are tax deductible as allowed by IRS law.
GKHS operates the Kent Historical Museum.
Please see our profile on GuideStar.org for more details.
The Apple Barrel Country Store
Who remembers the Apple Barrel Country Store on Meeker? (I know that’s where my Mom & I learned how to make Applehead dolls! ~Michelle)
Here is a photo and an article from Oct. 1994 about this charming store.
Don’t know what an applehead doll is? Here is a link on what they are and how to make your own! http://www.crizmac.com/…/index.php/2011/11/24/make-an-appl…/