Upcoming Events & Classes

A History of Pacific Northwest Cheese


Tami Parr is the author of Pacific Northwest Cheese: A History and the creator of the Pacific Northwest Cheese Project website (pnwcheese.com).

Join CCHM for First Thursday on August 6th, when cheese maven Tami Parr, author of Pacific Northwest Cheese: A History, narrates the history of local cheese making from fur-trading years and industrial production to artisan renaissance.  Learn about blue, Swiss, and even goat cheese from a regional expert.  Books will be available to purchase at event.

Be sure to come by early to explore our associated exhibit Food for Thought: Clark County’s Food History, which features artifacts, documents and images from our collection that illustrates the shifting landscape of food in our region.

Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children under 18, and free with a museum membership. Doors will open at 5:00pm and the lecture will start at 7:00pm.

For more event information and questions, contact the museum through email or by phone at 360-993-5679. We offer local history at your fingertips!




Researching Historical Buildings, Homes, and Property Workshop

Have you ever wondered who used to live and work in your home or on your property? Well, wonder no more…

Join our resident historian Brad Richardson Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm for a workshop on how to uncover the history behind your building, home, or property. Tickets are $15 ($10 for CCHS members).  Space is limited, so contact us today to hold your spot. Contact us at (360) 993-5679 or by email today to hold your spot!

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2015 CCHM Walking Tour Schedule

Experience history in person on a Clark County Historical Museum walking tour. Walks range from 1 to 2 miles and go rain or shine. We recommend walkers dress accordingly.

This year’s tours will feature the following areas: Officers Row, Esther Short Neighborhood, Lower Main Street, Hudson’s Bay Neighborhood, Uptown Village, Hough Neighborhood, Arnada Neighborhood, Middle Main, Shumway Neighborhood, Carter Park Neighborhood, and Lincoln Neighborhood.

Individual tour tickets and season passes are available. Individual tickets are $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Full season passes are $50 for members and $75 for non-members. Please contact us at (360) 993-5679, by email at info@cchmuseum.org, or purchase a ticket below today to hold your spot!

Special walking tours this year include a sidewalk garden tour and the return of our Haunted Walking Tours. Private tours can also be arranged at your request for groups of 10 or more.

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Frugal Family Fun Awaits!

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Frugal Family Fun Awaits!  Come to the museum to pick up your copy of Mr. Carnegie’s Grand Tour of Washington and Oregon. The passport is your guide to an automobile adventure celebrating Carnegie libraries. Visit three locations and be entered to win a prize! Fill out your Carnegie library scavenger hunt and learn more about these wonderful buildings!

This passport was developed by the Carnegie Library Consortium of Washington (CLCW), a special initiative of the Clark County Historical Museum.  The CLCW wishes to promote awarness and preservation of Carnegie library buildings by sharing their history and heritage, and by promoting related tourism and commerce.

Click here to learn more about Mr. Carnegie’s Grand Tour.