• 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.

Temporary Exhibits

Community of Courage:


Starting April 3, 2014


The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park and the University of Washington's Museology Graduate program invite you to celebrate the opening of the new exhibition Community of Courage: A Japanese American Story, on Thursday April 3rd at 5:30 PM.The exhibition runs from April 3rd until the end of September.

The exhibition was designed and installed by five University of Washington Museology graduate students. The exhibit focuses on the Bainbridge Island Japanese American community and their unique story throughout WWII. Visitors will learn about their story and be encouraged to visit the Japanese American memorial located at Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island. That memorial commemorates those residents who were relocated during WWII.

Did You Know?

train tunnel under Seattle

Seattle has over 100 tunnels, some dating back to the Klondike Gold Rush period.