Preserving the Past for Future Generations

"Front Door" graphic for the Open the Doors CampaignHelp Us Open The Doors to Worthington Park​

We are pleased to announce our Open the Doors fundraising campaign is live! Help us across the finish line to complete renovations and open the Worthington Mansion as a special events center. Find our Case Statement and Giving Card on the Open the Doors Campaign page, which include details on the current status of renovations, information on the various projects that donations will fund, and instructions for making your contribution.

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The Quilcene Historical Museum is a multi-purpose institution. During our open season – April through September – our docent volunteers welcome hundreds of visitors.

Upcoming Outdoor Events

Worthington Park is pleased to host two outdoor athletic events this year: Gravel Unravel and the Oyster Races.

Gravel Unravel
Gravel Unravel is a brand-new endurance bike race happening on June 27th. Several race lengths (32, 55, and 80 miles) wind through the gravel road system of the Olympic National Forest. Join the race as a participant, and enjoy the after-party at Worthington Park!

Click Here to Register for Gravel Unravel

Gravel Unravel Facebook Page

Oyster Races
Our annual Half Marathon and Day in the Park event is a blast – with 10k and 5k race options also available. Run the beautiful scenery of the Olympic Peninsula, with proceeds going to Quilcene-Brinnon Dollars for Scholars, as well as Count Me In For Quilcene. The USATF has sanctioned and certified both the Half Marathon and 10k races.

Click Here to Register for the Oyster Races

Fall 2016: CK Birkenfeld Trail Grand Opening!


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Read about our new campaign: Event Ready: Let’s Finish the Mansion! Download a printer-friendly version here.

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Proud members of the following:

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Washington State Historical Society
Washington Museum Association
Jefferson County Historical Society
North Hood Canal Chamber of Commerce

Annually over 1000 guests from 67 Washington cities and towns, 13 states and 5 foreign countries toured our exhibitions. School children, 4-H groups, senior citizens and disabled persons come for tours of our grounds and exhibits.

In addition to our amazing concerts and events at our Linger Longer Outdoor Theater, the museum plans special events in conjunction with area celebrations such as Brinnon Shrimp Fest in May, Quilcene Alumni Luncheon in June, a summer wine and cheese tasting fund-raising event, tribal canoe journey in July/August, All-Quilcene Yard Sale in August, and the Quilcene Fair in September.

THANK YOU to all our
friends, family and supporters
who made it all possible.

Quilcene Historical Museum building parking area

Plenty of free off-street parking for visitors.

QHM visitors are welcome to enjoy gardens and picnic area

QHM visitors are welcome to enjoy gardens and picnic area