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