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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The Puyallup Valley Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League thanks Greater Kent Historical Society members for their collective donation of $100!
Saturday, July 22nd at 10am This month we will look at the history of our Ukranian-American community in Kent. Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more! Intended for … Continue reading
Saturday, June 24th at 10am This month we will look at the history of our Somali-American community in Kent. Are you interested in a lively discussion about history? We’ll look at artifacts, watch movie clips and much more! Intended for … Continue reading
The Berieter House c.1910, c.1930, & 2017. At 109 years old, it looks the same, just the landscaping and the town around it has changed.
The gorgeous view from the Museum’s office! Our gardens are bursting with color! Stop by and enjoy the grounds!
Come down to the museum and see our Memorial Day display of some of our local heroes!
We got a surprise in the mail today! Some items belonging to the owner of Weitzel’s General Store which was in Orilla, WA. This was stuck in the front cover of an old book- the drivers license for then 16 … Continue reading
We are having an Open House to welcome our new Museum Director, Tessa Yeaman! It’s on Wednesday, June 7th from 6pm-8pm. Stop by and meet her!