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Make your event Historic: Hold it at The Edmonds Museum!

Edmonds, WA:  Planning that very special wedding, 50th anniversary celebration, or other once-in-a-lifetime occasion?  Looking for the perfect setting for your office retreat or service club event?  Want a great location that’s close to coffee shops, restaurants, and stunning Puget Sound and Olympic Mountain views that won’t break your budget?

SpecialEventsSlider-02Well, look no further.  The Edmonds Historical Museum is now available for groups of up to 50 persons.

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonds, the Museum is housed in the freshly-restored 1910 Carnegie Library, a classic example of Georgian revival architecture.  The handicap-access building features a kitchen where you can stage your pre-prepared food and snack items, lots of open floor space, and plenty of folding tables and chairs.

SpecialEventsSlider-03Don’t want to bring your own food?  Dozens of local restaurants and coffee shops are just steps away, offering a wide range of traditional and ethnic fare to fit any budget. Dine in or take out and enjoy a picnic lunch taking in the Puget Sound and mountain views from one of Edmonds’ many beaches.

To book your event or learn more, contact Museum Board Member Valerie Claypool by email at, or by phone at 206-335-9665.

In addition to being the custodian of our local history, the Edmonds Historical Museum and the Edmonds-South Snohomish County Historical Society are active members of the community, sponsoring numerous events throughout the year.  These include the annual Scarecrow Festival, the Summer Farmers’ Market and Spring Garden Market, the Halloween Haunted Museum, and the annual Heritage Days Banquet and Auction.

 The Museum is located in Edmonds’ historic 1910 Carnegie Library at 118 Fifth Avenue North. It is open year-round between 1 and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, but opens early on market days.  Suggested donation in lieu of an admission fee is $5 for adults, and $2 for students. 


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