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.
Category Archives: Events
Our new exhibit, “Stranger Things: Bizarre & Unusual Stories from Kent” will be opening this Friday the 13th! Stop on by and see the strange side of Kent History. Runs through November. Music from: Intended Force by Kevin MacLeod is … Continue reading
Here are some photos of our 2017 Fundraising Gala! Thank you to everyone who helped pull it off and to everyone who supported us!
“Stranger Things: Bizarre and Unusual Stories from Kent” will be opening this October (Friday the 13th)! This exhibit will focus on some of the lesser known stories in the city’s historic past and some of the intriguing characters that helped … Continue reading
Only 12 days left before Gala ticket prices go up! Get yours now here on our website!
Thank you to everyone who made our Experience Historical Kent Open House such a success! The Puget Sound Historic Costumers Guild came to make it all more fun, and the Smith Brother’s Farms family was here to talk to us … Continue reading
Next month we will be looking at Kent during the Progressive Era (1880’s-1920). Let our Executive Director, Tessa Yeaman, take you on a journey to Kent’s past September 23rd at noon. Kent Chronicles- Are you interested in a lively discussion … Continue reading
Experience Historical Kent Month is kicking off on Saturday with the Mill Creek Historic Neighborhood walk and the Museum’s Open House, featuring our new exhibit on Smith Brother’s Farms! Hope you can join us!
Thank you to Oleg Pynda, Executive Director of Ukrainian Community Center for presenting our Kent Chronicles this morning! The Center handles service delivery for refugees and immigrants from former Soviet Republics. Pynda reviewed the waves of refugees into Washington starting … Continue reading
Our Guest speakers will be here at 3pm!!
Join us August 5th for Experience Historical Kent, home of the Mill Creek Neighborhood walking tour and Kent Historical Museum open house featuring the debut of a new exhibit! Come meet members of the Smith family as we unveil “Smith … Continue reading