Meals are moments in which cultural traditions are transmitted across generations, hand to mouth. Visit your museum to view our latest exhibit, Food for Thought: Clark County’s Food History. Come explore Clark County’s shifting landscape of food as researched by students from Washington State University-Vancouver and illustrated using artifacts, documents and images from the museum’s collection.
Opening Reception – September 4th from 5-9pm as part of First Thursday Museum After Hours. Admission is FREE with membership. Lecture at 7pm by guest curator and Washington State University-Vancouver professor Candice Goucher.
It’s Walking Tour Season! Experience history in person on a Clark County Historical Museum walking tour Friday’s noon-1pm and Saturday’s 9-10am starting May 30th running through August 29th. Call 360.993.5679 to reserve a spot. Cost is $7 ($5 member),13-Tour Pass $80 ($53 members),6-Tour Pass $40 ($27 member). Click here for a walking tour schedule.
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.