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 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in August, noon to 4 p.m. the rest of the year 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
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
The Kent Historic Museum will be hosting a monthly Mystery Book Club starting Wednesday, September 13, 10:00 to 11:30 am! If this interests you, please join us and bring a mystery book or two to review and choose for the … Continue reading
At this month’s Chronicles we will look at the history of our Ukrainian-American community in Kent. Our speaker is Oleg Pynda who is the Founder & Executive Director of the Ukrainian Community Center of Washington. Are you interested in a … Continue reading