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 Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. 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.
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On September 1, 2015, Eileen Yamada-Lamphere presented the Kent Story of the Japanese community that was uprooted in 1942. Kent’s Japanese Community Uprooted.
It feels like summer is coming to an end in Kent. You know how we know at the museum? It has nothing to do with the temperature. We know when there is an uptick in the number of high school … Continue reading
For Immediate Release Contact: Zachary E. VanTassel, Greater Kent Historical Society 253-854-4330 email@example.com Greater Kent Historical Society to show Emmy Award winning documentary “The Legacy of Heart Mountain” and present local history program “Growing Up Behind Barbed Wire” on … Continue reading
The next Kent Story is being presented tonight before the Kent city council! This week Zachary E. VanTassel explores the ways that the Klondike influenced Kent. It turns out that the streets of Kent were vastly changed by Canadian gold! … Continue reading
Any Kent farmer can tell you that you make hay when the sun shines. Well, friends, our fields are full! We had an awesome time around the museum today with the Mill Creek Historic Designation ribbon cutting! Forty people came … Continue reading
Allan Reitan went before the Kent city council on August 4 to share the story of Pay ‘N Pak. Check out the whole story in the Kent Stories!
Save the date! The 2015 Greater Kent Historical Society Dinner Gala will be October 3rd at the Senior Center! We are changing things up a bit this year with speaker Steve Edmiston serving as master of ceremony and keynote speaker. … Continue reading
The museum is creating a new exhibit and we need the community’s help! As Kent125 enters its last quarter, we want to give one last push to the celebration. We have given our ideas about what is important as have … Continue reading
The GKHS will be out in force for the remainder of the summer! __________________ The Experience Historical Kent is coming up fast and it is going to be awesome! It kicks off on August 8, with a celebration of Mill … Continue reading