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La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum

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Address: 703 S. 2nd St, La Conner, WA 98257
Phone Number: 360-466-4288
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Description: The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum in the Historic Gaches Mansion...
The La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum in the Historic Gaches Mansion, located in the beautiful waterfront town of La Conner, features rotating exhibits of quilts and textiles throughout the year. Shows change every three months, with pieces ranging from traditional American quilts to contemporary fiber art. The Gaches Mansion, built in 1891, is listed on the Washington Register of Historic Places. The first floor of the mansion retains the Victorian decor of the late 1800's/early 1900's.
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The gal at the front desk was an absolute delight. The mansion itself has been amazingly preserved. Even if the quilts themselves aren't your cup of tea, they are displayed nicely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Puyallup, Washington
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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

The gal at the front desk was an absolute delight. The mansion itself has been amazingly preserved. Even if the quilts themselves aren't your cup of tea, they are displayed nicely and the history of the house itself is a sight to behold.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A real piece of Skagit history. The Gaches mansion (a stunning Victorian) is lovely and was remodeled well. The quilts were very cool too! They have some very old ones as well as new ones on display. Changes frequently.

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Bellingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Even if you aren't interested in quilts the textiles in this museum are incredible art and it's all laid out in a beautiful historic mansion. It's completely worth a visit!

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fidalgo island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went here to see the traveling show of renowned Kaffee Fassett quilt maker textile designer and wasn't disappointed. Well curated, lovely historic building, knowledgable docents. Amazing show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Victorian home that houses the quilts is beautiful. We were fortunate to see an exhibit of quilts by Japanese quilters. It was a lovely show. If you are a quilter you would enjoy this museum. There is a small gift shop upstairs with some interesting

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

As if one needed an excuse to visit LA Conner the Quilt and Textile museum has some of the most exquisite work I have ever seen. An additional bonus are the women there that also give you so much history of the original owner of the house and history of LA Conner.

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Grapeview, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We love learning the history of old homes like this and enjoy quilts, so were looking forward to visiting here. We did enjoy the quilts on display and the work they have done in restoring this mansion but were disappointed in the lack of information available on the history of the house itself. We realize it is a quilt museum,... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The view of the water from the third floor tower is excellant. The mission of the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum is to collect, preserve, and exhibit local, national, and international quilts and textiles; to provide an educational experience; and to preserve the historic Gaches Mansion.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Some stunning quilts on show from Japan, when we were there. The house has an interesting history that was explained to us by the volunteers that keep the place going.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This was a 2 for 1 visit. The Gaches Mansion that houses the quilts is a beautifully restored home and the historic overview that is presented is very interesting. The antique quilts displayed on the main floor are a perfect fit. The exhibit on the second floor expands the idea of quilts and the exhibition of Marianne Burr's work on... More 

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