• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • Visitor Center Closing at 1 pm

    Thursday Sept 4, 2014 the park visitor center will close at 1:00 pm.

  • Area disruptions Sept 3 and Sept 4

    Both local area streets, and walkways will be affected Sept 3 - Sept 4 by the NFL Gameday Village and Seattle Seahawks home opener. Street parking may be extremely limited and in area private lots will have higher than normal special event prices.

Events and Exhibits

First Thursdays in Historic Pioneer Square

Each first Thursday of the month, Occidental Park hosts vendors and entertainment while local business and galleries stay open late. Activities start in the afternoon and last till 8 p.m. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will also be open late each First Thursday till 8 p.m. For those who haven't had an opportunity to visit our park, stop in and explore the various exhibits on the Klondike Gold Rush. We often present special programs for First Thursday. See what we have coming up this next month. More


Temporary and Traveling Exhibits

Throughout the year our temporary exhibits area offers exhibits on a vary of subjects, and they're not all about the Klondike Gold Rush. See what is being offered now and what is coming in the near future. More.

Did You Know?

Chilkoot pass line of stampeders

Of the 70,000 stampeders who started for the gold fields, around 35,000 would make it to the Klondike region. Few would ever stake their own claims.