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
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
The Greater Kent Historical Society is proud to present an unique evening of entertainment on February 18th. We will be hosting a concert on the koto, an instrument most closely associated with Japanese culture. Come join us to hear this … Continue reading
The Greater Kent Historical Society is proud to host Hilda Meryhew in her presentation of “Indian Tom.” This afternoon talk will cover the King County War of 1855 and the actions of one man who saved the life of three … Continue reading