• Artist rendering of Pioneer Square during Klondike Gold Rush

    Klondike Gold Rush - Seattle Unit

    National Historical Park Washington

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  • Closed May 1

    Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park will be closing early May 1, 2014. The visitor center will be closed from 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm and will not be opened for First Thursday evening activities.

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 each 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?

Fire destroyed buildings during the 1889 Seattle fire

Within 6 months of the The Great Seattle Fire of 1889 over 100 fireproof brick buildings had been built or were started in the downtown area.