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Historical Museum

Located in La Conner

"Come to the top of the hill for a spectacular view of Skagit County history"


Community Service Opportunity

Want to be a part of preserving and sharing history? How about teaching children history through games and interactive displays? Or are you more organized and willing to research artifacts from long ago? If so, we have an interesting opportunity for you. Spend some time with our curators, collections specialist at the museum and socialize at special events hosted throughout Skagit County.

We are flexible and offer projects from one day per week to one day per month. Although our museum is open to the public Thursday – Sunday, our friendly volunteers show up a variety of days and times. Complete the form below and expect a follow-up email from us to schedule a quick telephone interview.

Annual Meeting at Skagit City School

Wednesday September 27, 2023
5:30 - 7pm

Hear about what has been happening “at the top of the Hill” and learn about upcoming exhibits & activities at the Museum.

Brief Business Meeting will be held at 6:00.

During the business meeting we will be voting on new trustees and limited changes to the Bylaws. Contact the Museum for a printed copy.

RSVP by Thursday, September 21 to 360.466.3365

2023 Writing Contest

Winners announced of the 3rd Annual Writing Contest.  We had 68 entries from 41 individuals.

Adult Essay 1st Place
Adam Lafayette
Adult Essay 2nd Place
Glen Johnson
Adult Poetry 1st Place
Jay Boreen
Adult Poetry 2nd Place
Ariel Lapore
Teen Essay 1st Place
Sidra Marshall
Teen Essay 2nd Place
Amelia Zustiak
Teen Poetry 1st Place
Jude Longmire
Teen Poetry 2nd Place
Kate Scheenstra
Youth Essay 1st Place
Lily Sziebert
Youth Essay 2nd Place
Tara Johnson
Youth Poetry 1st Place
Anna Cardon
Youth Poetry 2nd Place
Miah Ortiz

Skagit City School Experience!

Skagit County Historical Museum Education Program
Location: Skagit City School 17508 Moore Rd. Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Pioneer Day available Tues - Fri between 9:30am and 3:00pm, by appointment only.

Event generally lasts 4.5 hours including sack lunch break (bring your own lunch).

More information and Reservation Form

In the Spotlight

The Skagit River Journal

Educational Programs | Brochure

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The family friendly Skagit County Historical Museum is located
at the top of the hill in La Conner.

501 South 4th, La Conner

Our schedule is Thursday – Sunday
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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