The Museum is located in the historic Bereiter House at 855 East Smith Street.
Parking is available behind the house off East Temperance Street.
The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from noon to 4 p.m. and by appointment.
Admission is by a suggested $2 donation; no tickets are required for entrance to the Museum.
The Greater Kent Historical Society (GKHS) is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization in the state of Washington that promotes the discovery, preservation and dissemination of knowledge about the history of the greater Kent area.
All donations are tax deductible as allowed by IRS law.
GKHS operates the Kent Historical Museum.
Please see our profile on GuideStar.org for more details.
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Come down the the museum to celebrate the holiday season on Sunday afternoon from 2 to 5pm! There will be refreshments as you tour the remodeled kitchen, the newest exhibit to open at the museum, and dedication of our new … Continue reading
This month we are going to be doing something that I think will be very engaging in a different way than usual. We are going to be talking about the holiday season in two parts. The first part involves the … Continue reading
You heard them on stage at the Kent International Festival. Now is the opportunity to hear Larisa Beriault and Carol Bertozzi in a small group setting as they spend an evening sharing Russian life and culture through picture and song! … Continue reading
The Chronicles will meet on November 7th and 9th. In honor of Halloween, we will be talking about a most favorite costume type, the pirate! We will focus on Caribbean piracy in the 1600s and 1700s because it is the … Continue reading
Wow! It is time for Kent Chronicles again! This month we are going to be discussing the late 1930s, but spending most of our time looking at international history. We talked all last month about how the United States dealt … Continue reading
The next Kent Chronicles is coming right up! This month is very exciting because we are going to be talking about the ways the federal government tried to ease the pain of the Great Depression. One of the biggest efforts … Continue reading
The Mill Creek Walking Tour is coming right up on August 17th! Lots of people in the community are working hard to get their homes looking good. If you haven’t got your ticket to take a stroll through the neighborhood … Continue reading
Kent Cornucopia Days are here again! The festivities kick off in earnest on July 11th. This year the Historical Society is partnering with the Mill Creek Neighborhood to host a booth down town! Our booth is on 1st Ave between … Continue reading
On Tuesday July 9th, Eric Reitan will present the second half of his research on Knob Hill/Scenic Hill. The program will include pictures from the neighborhood along with stories of the characters who built and lived in the homes. For … Continue reading