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KITTITAS COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, ELLENSBURG, WA

MAIN ROOM



The Kittitas County Historical Museum features many exhibits for the public to enjoy, spanning the history of Kittitas County from the distant past to the modern day.

The Business Room
Businesses are an important piece of our county's history. It is where people make a living by helping others...
The Military Room
The Military Room is an exciting attraction at the Kittitas County Historical Museum.
The Parlour Room
If you have ever wondered how a person lived or what they collected during the early 1900's, this is your chance to experience it!
The Main Room
The Main Room at the Kittitas County Historical Museum houses great collections that truly give the viewer a taste of the past.
The Car Room
The Car Room is the best place to experience the means of a person's life in history through antique automobiles, agriculture, and home-life.
The Entry Room
As first impressions goes, the Entry Room to the Kittitas County Historical Museum leaves a lasting one.
The Main Room
The Main Room at the Kittitas County Historical Museum houses great collections that truly give the viewer a taste of the past.
The Car Room
The Car Room is the best place to experience the means of a person's life in history through antique automobiles, agriculture, and home-life.


The Main Room at the Kittitas County Historical Museum houses great collections that truly give the viewer a taste of the past.  As one of the largest rooms in the museum, you will see several collections with amazing items, such as Native American heritage items, gold mining and timber tools, and a rock and mineral collection - just to name a few. 

The Main Room is also home to our historical timeline. Discover the people, places, and events special to Kittitas County which defined and shaped our history.  Learn about historic events like the Great Ellensburgh Fire of 1889 which destroyed 10 downtown blocks and 200 homes in Ellensburgh, or how in 1894, Ellensburg lost its "h."   To learn more about these events and more -- and to get a special viewing of the timeline, click here.

The Rollinger Rock and Mineral Collection showcases many samples of petrified wood, minerals and agates from all over the Pacific Northwest. Many of these are able to be touched on our "Touch Table," allowing the visitor to actually feel some of the rocks and minerals displayed. The Rock and Mineral display is also home to our Ellensburg Blue Agate collection, with over 50 samples of Ellensburg Blue Agate on display. From small fragments to a 6 lb 10 oz certified blue, these will make you interested to get into the hills and search for your own agate.



Guns

Clothing

Mining

Petrified Wood

Rock Collection

Rodeo




114 E. 3rd. Ave.
Ellensburg, WA 98926
509.925.3778
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