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
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
Interested in traditional cultural practices? A new program is looking to hear from you at meetings across the state this summer and fall- including in Kent on Sept.13th, 2-4pm at the Kent Senior Activity Center! “The Center for Washington … Continue reading
Experience Historical Kent is happening again this August- bigger and better each year! Browse the list and put what sounds fun to you on your calendar! (Note: our Open House is on Aug. 5, as the start of the Mill … Continue reading
The Plant Sale was a success! Thank you to everyone who helped, brought plants to sale or stopped by to shop!
Experience Historical Kent has released the dates for this year’s events! Mark them on your calendar and plan to visit some of Kent’s historic sites this summer! Sat. July 29 Greater Kent Historical Society at Farmers market 9AM-2PM … Continue reading
Kent Chronicles are Feb. 23 & 25th at 11am. This month the Kent Historical Museum will look at the history of the Interurban Electric Railroad! Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and … Continue reading