Things to do

Point Wilson Lighthouse

Point Wilson marks the west entrance into the Puget Sound. It is the turning point from the Strait of Juan de Fuca into Admiralty Inlet. The current station was built in 1914, replacing the original tower. The 49-foot tower was built in an...

Port Townsend Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, April through November Uptown, Port Townsend Wednesdays, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM, June through September Uptown, Port Townsend Tel: 360-379-9098

Jefferson Art & History Museum

Located in historic City Hall (1892), the museum continues to discover, collect, preserve and promote Jefferson County heritage, including Native American history, Victorian life and military and maritime memorabilia. Additional history exhibits...

Port Townsend Marine Science Center & Natural History Museum

The Port Townsend Marine Science and Natural History Museum promote the scientific study of Puget Sound and the Northwest Straits with interactive live exhibits for the public and educational programs, training and support for teachers and...

Centrum

Centrum features both weekend and week-long workshops that bring students together with masters in the arts, including National Heritage Fellows, Pultizer Prize winners and Grammy winners. Over the past 35 years, artists of all ages united by...

Rothschild House Museum

The 1868 Greek Revival style home, now a Washington State Park, was the home of German immigrant and early Port Townsend merchant Henry Rothschild, wife Dorette and their four children. The house is filled with the objects and furnishings of the...

Fort Worden State Park

Perched at the northern entrance to Puget Sound near Port Townsend, Fort Worden State Park, a military base that was commissioned in 1902, is a legendary gathering place. With a 360 degree panorama of the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, the Fort's...

Fort Townsend State Park

Fort Townsend State Park is a 367-acre marine camping park featuring 3,960 feet of saltwater shoreline on Port Townsend Bay. The heavily wooded park has a rich military history dating from pioneer days. Resting high on a bluff overlooking Puget...

History in Jefferson County

 As you and your family stroll the streets of Port Townsend the Jefferson County Historical Society has a number of ways to enjoy the historic tapestry of Port Townsend.  Our central Museum is in the landmark 1892 City Hall building,...

Look for your Family History in Jefferson County

Anyone traveling in Jefferson County, that has family ties in this area, or, an historical interest, should take advantage of the Jefferson County Historical Society Research Center just south of  the junction of Highway 19 and Highway 20....

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REGIONAL DESTINATIONS WEBSITE LINKS

Want to get local? These community sites are great resources for finding even more information on local happenings, local businesses and places to stay. Take a look at these sites and plan your trip to the Olympic Peninsula!