Anacortes Museum

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Anacortes Museum

The Anacortes Museum is located at:

1305 8th Street
Anacortes WA 98221

Hours

Open Tuesday through Sunday (closed Monday) 

Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Sunday
1 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Free Admission

Visit the historic Carnegie Library Building, home to the Anacortes Museum.

Anacortes Museum Carnegie in 2017

National Landmark

The W.T. Preston sternwheel steamboat is located at 703 R Avenue, next to our Maritime Heritage Center

Summer Hours (June, July & August)

Open Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday
11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Cost

Free admission at our Maritime Heritage Center. Tour the historic W.T. Preston for $3 to $5.

Preston by Robert Geczi April 16, 2005

Anacortes Maritime Heritage Center

A maritime museum on the waterfront of historic downtown Anacortes. Free.

Located at 703 R Avenue next to the Great Northern Depot and astern of the W.T. Preston.

Summer Hours (June, July & August)

Open Tuesday through Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday
11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Maritime Heritage Center