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Puget Sound Navy Museum

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Address: 251 1st Street, Bremerton, WA 98337
Phone Number: +1 360-479-7447
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free Admission.

Hours of Operation

Open Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm


Free Admission.

Hours of Operation

Open Daily: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Closed: Tuesdays (October - April)

Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

Check out our website or Facebook page for information on upcoming events!

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Was able to walk from our hotel to the museum. It is free to the public but does accept donations. The front desk was manned by retired Navy men who were very friendly. A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Johnston, Iowa
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Johnston, Iowa
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was able to walk from our hotel to the museum. It is free to the public but does accept donations. The front desk was manned by retired Navy men who were very friendly. A history of the shipyard and exhibits on life on a ship. You can actually lay in a berth to see what it's like.

Thank davidjensen399
Bremerton, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took the kids there and found it hard to get them to want to leave... So much to see and learn.. It is very Handicap friendly also...

Thank skipper10c
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had originally planned on taking the ferry over to Bremerton and just heading right back. Then we saw this little place and decided to walk around and catch the next one. So glad we did! First off, the museum is free, with donations suggested. They have really nice store as well, with many Navy things to purchase. The museum... More 

Thank Cindy M
Frankfort, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The first floor is full of the 100+ years of History of the Shipyard from when it was first surveyed in the late 1800's to present day operations. On the 2nd floor there was an exhibits on the History of Tattoos in the Navy beginning with the British Navy to the present with the meanings of some the Naval Tattoos.... More 

Thank shrek58
Silver Bay, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice smaller two story (handicapped accessible) museum focusing on the Navy, the sailors and the shipyard workers that kept them performing at their best. The importance of some of the displays probably is missed by most. I particularly enjoyed the 'Special Operations' and tattoo exhibits.

Thank Dan M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved how they covered all things Naval! From the shore to the submarines and to carriers! So many interactive things to grab your curiosity, spark your interest and entertain people regardless if they're hands on, visual or just prefer to read.

Thank E_moRtal_1
Ferndale, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a 2-story, smallish naval museum with free admission. It pretty much concentrates on the history of the Bremerton naval shipyard, and its employees, with various static displays showing what life on a ship and/or air-craft carrier would be like. There was also a large display about naval tattoos which was interesting. Next door, you can tour the US... More 

Thank Andrew P
Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming free museum showing history of Bremerton Dockyard and its place in Naval history. Interactive displays for children. Bit if you want to visit a ship you have to go to the USS Turner Joy destroyer exhibit adjacent and pay.

Thank Douglas W
Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I took out of town friends who have never had anything to do with the Navy and they loved it. They were very impressed with the layout of the exhibits and the many archive pictures. We had a most enjoyable afternoon.

Thank philandcb1
Kitsap Peninsula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Very friendly knowledgeable staff, and lots of nautical, seagoing artifacts to view. Historical articles displayed nicely.

Thank fortunate2bhere

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