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Address: 4121 Harborview Dr., Gig Harbor, WA
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Wonderful Nautical Museum

Gig Harbor is a fantastic place to visit, so bundle up a trip there with a stop at this museum. The setting couldn't be nicer. Great weather, walkways, and fantastic dining all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
ToddM435Utah
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St. George, Utah
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St. George, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Gig Harbor is a fantastic place to visit, so bundle up a trip there with a stop at this museum. The setting couldn't be nicer. Great weather, walkways, and fantastic dining all around this place!

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

We are happy that you enjoyed your visit to the museum! We hope you are able to swing in next time you are in the area. More 

fremont, ca
Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
52 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Came here today to learn about the history of Gig Harbor and the sound. Very interesting museum and exhibition. From the early American Indians, to fisherman, to crab fishermen. Take the tour...read, listen, and watch. They are also working on a 1925 fishing vessel....restoring the wood from years of dry rot and neglect. Recommend!

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

Thank you taking the time to submit a review! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope you swing by another time to check in on the progress of our Shenandoah Boat Restoration. More 

Fullerton, California
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176 reviews 176 reviews
54 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

charming little museum, lots on local industries of the past and how locals lived. Small and more geared towards families, but worth a stop.

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the museum! Please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your next visit even more enjoyable. More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The museum even has a boat, 100 yr old one room school house, native and fishing history of the area.

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

We are so glad that you had a great time! More 

Gig Harbor, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Took my son here, and he absolute loved this museum. Even for being a history museum but it's still very attractive, with lots of pictures; especially the interactive display - it made him know more about his hometown's history with so much fun, unlike the other dry text that he wouldn't even bother to look at. Great job, Harbor History... More 

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

We are so glad that both you and your son enjoyed yourselves during your last visit! We hope that you both come back for our next hands on exhibit Outside The Lines, which runs from December 5, 2014-March 15, 2015. More 

San Diego, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This little museum is so interesting and well done! It makes Gig Harbor so much more than just a pretty place. Well worth the time and small amount of money. Good for 10 and over kids.

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the visit to Harbor History Museum. We hope that you make it back again sometime, especially to check out our new exhibits or special programs! More 

Moorpark, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It was ok. I think about seven dollars a person. Their interactive displays were kind of funky but it filled a void of an hour or so to learn more about the area. They are restoring a fishing boat you can get into for those interested in that kind of thing. Not a place that kids would ooooh and ahhhh... More 

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your comments. We are constantly striving to provide innovative and engaging programming for audiences of all ages and encourage you to attend some of our programming if you return to the area. The Shenandoah, our current restoration project, was built in 1925 and provides museum visitors and volunteers the opportunity for... More 

Costa Mesa, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Our grandsons are 4 and 5. We took them there last week. There are so many hands-on displays (especially the anchor weights out by the boat) that they had a really good time. Grown-ups will like it also. There is the actual original Gig Harbor school house on the premises, set up as if for class tomorrow. There is a... More 

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HarborHistoryMuse, Public Relations Manager at Harbor History Museum, responded to this review

We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Harbor History Museum. We hope to see you at the museum again in the future! More 

Centralia, MO
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is one of the most beautiful little places in the US!! You can stand at the harbor and see the boats and Mount Rainier in the back round! BEAUTIFUL!! is all I can say. We just sat and marveled at the view! Can't wait to go again to see all the this country has to offer!

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Sonoma, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We used to live in nearby Kitsap County, so we enjoyed learning about the history of the area. The museum in very well done and worth the small fee they charge.

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