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.
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We have expanded our Saturday hours this fall! For the months of September and October we will be open 10am-4pm on Saturdays. Wednesday-Friday our hours will remain 12pm-4pm. Thanks for your support!
The free “We Are History Keepers” workshop taking place at the Kent Senior Activity Center is coming up on Oct.7th! Lunch is provided for $10 if you RSVP, so do so by Sept. 25th! firstname.lastname@example.org
We have a lot of information on the Cavanaugh family in our archives. These three similar businesses in Kent all share the Cavanaugh name. We thought it was neat how their stores progressed over time! Cavanaugh & Clancy Tinning & … Continue reading
C & C Produce- Cash & Carry Fruits and Vegetables and S.T. Produce. This was on Railroad Ave, north of Smith St. (c.1960’s)
We are starting an email list to send out news, reminders and general goings-on here at the museum! If you are a member and provided us with your email address when you signed up, you are good to go. Otherwise, … Continue reading
Today (August 31) is the last day to get Gala Tickets before the price goes up!! Order them on our website, or stop on by- we are here until 4pm!
There are just a few more days to purchase your gala ticket for $50, it will increase to $60 on September 1st. Get yours today!
Just FYI: on Friday, September 1st, we will be going back to our normal hours- noon-4pm, Wednesdays-Saturdays. Thanks for including us in your summer plans! We will still be here once the rainy days of Autumn start back up- a … Continue reading
The Kent Theater and Meeker Street Livery, on the north side of W. Meeker, between 2nd & 4th streets. c. early 1900’s