Keeping Our Heritage Alive

Since 1948, the Clallam County Historical Society has been dedicated to keeping the history of the north Olympic Peninsula alive. The Society actively collects artifacts pertaining to Clallam County, operates a research library, is currently restoring the historic school building shown above, and tells the story of our county in the exhibits at The Museum at the Carnegie.


2014 CCHS Fund-raising Raffle

Clallam County Historical Society's annual fund-raising raffle has started! This year's prize is a watercolor painting, Sol Duc Falls in the Mist, by Roxanne Grinstad. Tickets are a requested $2 each. The drawing will be held on June 1st, no need to be present to win. Come by the CCHS office at 933 W 9th Street in Port Angeles, or call (360) 452-2662.



Quilting and Handicrafts Exhibit at the Carnegie

The Museum at the Carnegie is pleased to announce the opening of a new temporary exhibit: Quilting and Handicrafts. The Museum is located at 207 South Lincoln, Port Angeles, and is open Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4 p.m.

This exhibit features a selection of quilts from the Clallam County Historical Society’s collection ranging from the late 1800s to modern examples. Patterns include Flower Urn and Star of Bethlehem as well as friendship and crazy quilts. Objects used for other types of handicrafts such as sewing, embroidery and lace making are also featured.

Quilting and Handicrafts will be on exhibit through the end of May. All ages are welcome and encouraged to visit. Admission is by donation.

For further information, please call the Society’s office at 360-452-2662 or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Museum at the Carnegie

The Museum at the Carnegie is open with regular days and hours of operation: Wednesday through Saturday, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The museum is located at 207 S. Lincoln Street in Port Angeles, just north of the Clallam County Courthouse.

Parking is available on the street in front of the museum and in the lot just to the north. Parking for the disabled is available at the rear of the building.

Admission is by donation. 

Questions? Call the museum at (360) 452-6779, or the main office at (360) 452-2662.

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If you are on Facebook, look for Clallam County Historical Society. We will post all current events there so that you get up to the minute information. Also, we feature many interesting items such as photos from our historic collections, and One Hundred Years Ago In Clallam County. We hope you will 'Like' us and invite your friends to check us out as well.

Donations are Welcome

I would like to make a special donation to the Clallam County Historical Society to help in preserving our Clallam County history. Please use my tax deductible gift of $ for:

The Lincoln School Project
The Museum at the Carnegie
Wherever you need it most

Museum at the Carnegie

207 S. Lincoln St.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
(360) 452-6779 (museum)
(360) 452-2662 (main office)
Mail to: P.O.Box 1327