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.
Tag Archives: Kent
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
Today’s home grown pro football player graduated from Kentwood High School- Ernie Conwell! He played for the St. Lewis Rams and the New Orleans Saints! Read more about him here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernie_Conwell (photo courtesy of https://footballplayershealth.harvard.edu/stories-from-the-field/videos/ernie-conwell/)
With Superbowl right around the corner, we thought we’d share some football pros who got their start here in Kent! John Bronson of the Arizona Cardinals graduated from Kent Meridian High School! Read more about him here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bronson (Photo courtesy … Continue reading