The Anacortes Museum, Maritime Heritage Center and W.T. Preston exist to preserve and interpret the history of Fidalgo and Guemes Islands and to nurture in the community an awareness and appreciation of its heritage.
Anacortes Museum (1305 8th St.) open Tuesday - Sunday.
Following the current health guidelines, the Anacortes Museum has opened to visitors again. Look for our “Museum” open flag during our Tuesday – Sunday schedule (closed Monday) at the Carnegie Gallery at 1305 8th Street.
Masks are required for entry. Social distancing is encouraged.
Thank you for your patience – and welcome back!
Anacortes Museum open Tuesday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm and Sunday from 1pm to 4pm.
The W.T. Preston and Maritime Heritage Center are closed November - March
FEATURE ARTICLE: The Spanish Influenza outbreak of 1918
by Museum Curator Elaine Walker
“With schools and businesses closed, nurses exhausted and many people caring for sick loved ones at home, it feels to us like the COVID-19 pandemic is historically unprecedented. However, Anacortes citizens faced an almost identical situation 100 years ago when the Spanish Influenza swept the world.”