Coastal Region

Attractions

Marsh's Free Museum - If you want to see a shrunken head (one of three authentic specimens on the West Coast), or a complete human skeleton (found in a closet here on the Coast), Marsh's is the place to visit. From the bizarre; a two headed calf or an eight legged lamb...to the old and unusual if you haven't seen it at Marsh's, then, you haven't stayed long enough...

Makah Cultural and Research Center Museum - The Makah Museum in Neah Bay, recognized  as the nation's finest tribal museum, welcomes visitors to experience the life of pre-contact Makah people. The permanent exhibits include artifacts from the Ozette collection, uncovered from a Makah village partially buried by a mudslide nearly 500 years ago.

Lady Washington - The Lady Washington is a replica of the ship sailed by Capt Gray in 1787 when many of the first discoveries of the Washington coast were made. Tour the ship or take a sail along the Pacific Coast.

Whale Watching in Westport - Here is a great opportunity to see the California Gray Whale. The charter offices in Westport, Washington offer whale watching trips every spring. All the charter boats in Westport are Coast Guard certified, and have licensed crews. These trips are very economical and enjoyable for all ages.


Olympic Game Farm - Among many others, Olympic Game Farm offers buffalo, tigers, zebras, wolves, yaks and three varieties of bears for the public to enjoy. The farm also features an aquarium. The walking and driving tours leave visitors with vivid memories of these amazing creatures.

World Kite Museum and Hall of Fame - During the the existence of the Kite Museum their collection of kites from around the world has increased to over 1300 kites. There are several activities for kids and lots of interesting information for all ages. The Hall of Fame pays special tribute to the people who participated in the history of the kite.

Westport Maritime Museum - built in 1939 to serve as the Coast Guard's Lifeboat Station, Grays Harbor. The Colonial Revival structure served in that role until 1972 when a new station was built several blocks to the South. The Maritime Museum opened in the 1939 building in 1985. Exhibits include the Coast Guard on the South Beach, Cranberry Growing, Waterfowling, Whales and Whaling and more.

   

   

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