PHS on Front Street in Poulsbo is a fun place to visit all year long! Every Saturday, they have a fun kid activity with a new theme each week. The Poulsbo Heritage Museum (main PHS location) and Maritime Museum are right next to each other. The Martinson Cabin is a few blocks away at Nelson Park on the corner of Viking Avenue. Here’s the line up:
Saturday, April 23, 11AM, at Heritage Museum
PHS “HOME” Painting Workshop
Paint your version of ‘HOME’ whether it be the place you live, a feeling you have, or those you spend time with. Paintings can become part of our museum gallery, which pays tribute to the PHS Heritage Museum in the historic Nilsen-Sonju home on Front Street, built in 1908.All Ages Welcome!
~ Free Event ~ Join us while supplies last! Let us know you’re coming and please share our events with your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/1003419233602434/
Saturday, April 16, 11AM, at The Martinson Cabin
JPHS History Sticker Club
Pick up a Poulsbo Historical Society Museum Passport and join the Poulsbo History Sticker Club. Collect stickers from ALL 4 PHS museum locations; Martinson Cabin, Heritage Museum, Maritime Museum, and the Archive and Research Center. The hours vary between locations, be sure to find a time that works for you! The cabin museum will remain open until 4PM for tours. All Ages Welcome!
~ Free Event ~ Join while supplies last !Let us know you’re coming and please share our events with your friends! https://www.facebook.com/events/353174163387911/
Saturday, April 9, 11AM, at Heritage Museum
Easter Egg Painting
Hop on into the Heritage Museum for an Egg-celent Easter Egg painting Take and Go craft. Share your decorated eggs with us online~
PHS Facebook & Instagram. All Ages Welcome!
~ Free Event ~
Join us while supplies last! Let us know you’re coming and please share our events with your friends!
Saturday, April 2, 11AM, at the Archives Center (2nd floor Poulsbo City Hall)
Junior Curator Program
What does a museum curator do? Let us show you the ropes and look behind the scenes of museum displays. Come explore the PHS Archives Center to look through our historic collections! Complete a curator worksheet for a fun prize! This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
Saturday, March 26, 11AM, at the Maritime Museum
Nautical Women of History
Help us celebrate the spirit and tenacity of women throughout nautical history! Enjoy learning from display materials, as well as a Take and Go Nautical craft. While supplies last. This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
Saturday, March 19, 11AM, at Martinson Cabin
Let’s celebrate longer days and spring renewal! Pick up a fun Take and Go Flower Crown craft and tour the historic Martinson Cabin. The cabin museum will remain open until 4PM for tours. While supplies last. This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
Saturday, March 12, 11AM, at the Maritime Museum
Nautical Crafts and Sea Shanties
Do you have what it takes to sing a sea shanty?
Can you write your own shanty?
Test your salty song knowledge at the Maritime Museum! Pick up a Take and Go Nautical craft for children.All Ages Welcome!
~ FREE Event ~
Join us while supplies last!Let us know you’re coming and please share our events with your friends!POULSBOHISTORY.COM
Saturday, March 5, 11AM, PHS at Raab Park
Meet us at the pavilion in Raab Park for a fun, interactive and self-paced wildlife walk! You will learn where and how to look for signs of animals. Participants will enjoy a nature scavenger hunt!
While supplies last. This event is free, and all ages are welcome. 18349 Caldart Ave NE, Poulsbo
February 26, 2022
Fun, free family event!
PLEASE JOIN US at 1PM on Saturday, February 26 for a fun, free family event! We’ll have drawings, refreshments, family activities, tours, and lots of outdoor, Covid-conscious fun. PHS Lawn: 19020 Front Street, PoulsboRead more: http://poulsbohistory.com/programs-events/
Saturday, February 26, 11:30AM and 12:30PM, at the Martinson Cabin
Stories and Cupcakes
In observance of Black History Month, we invite you to join us in the cabin for cupcakes and a special reading of Our Diversity Makes Us Stronger by Elizabeth Cole. Readings will take place at 11:30 and 12:30. The cabin museum will remain open until 4PM for tours.
While supplies last. This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
February 19, 2022
Grand Opening of the PHS Archive Center/MiniMu
Please join us during our Grand Opening as we welcome visitors into our “Mini-Museum” archival collections. Look through artifacts carefully preserved within the PHS collection and examine our collective identity as Poulsbo’s community. Enjoy tours, Q&A with curators, hands-on activities, and an interactive PHS art project.
Ask how you can become a Member of the Poulsbo Historical Society!
This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
200 Moe St NE, Poulsbo
February 12, 2022
Love Bugs and Salt Dough Candle Holders
We LOVE Poulsbo History and have two fun and unique Valentine’s Take and Go crafts! Choose between a Love Bug or a Salt Dough candle holder craft. Be sure to visit ALL our museums and find a special reason to LOVE the Poulsbo Historical Society!
While supplies last. This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
February 5, 2022
Happy Sami weekend! Come celebrate with us tomorrow on the PHS lawn (between the Maritime and the Heritage Museums- 19020 Front Street)! *If the weather isn’t cooperating, we will have the artifacts inside the Heritage Museum instead of outside. We will have artifacts on display- including a traditional lavvu, as well as activities for kids! We are also expecting a visit from ANNA and ELSA from 12:00-1:00! Parents, you don’t want to miss this one..! We highly encourage Frozen costumes if your kiddo(s) want to dress up! While you are here, check out the Sami exhibit inside the Heritage Museum! This event will run 11-2 and is FREE.
Saturday, January 29, 2022
Stories & Cupcakes
Join us at the Martinson Cabin for a special reading of “Paul’s Place” and enjoy cupcakes!
Readings will take place at 11:30AM and 12:30PM, and the cabin will remain open until 4PM for tours.
This event is free and all ages are welcome!
Martinson Cabin in Nelson Park 317 NW Lindvig Way Poulsbo, WA
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Winter Snowman with Poulsbo Historical Society
Join us at the PHS Maritime Museum to pick up your snowman activity kit! Play a few rounds of pin the nose on the snowman and take home some snowman cocoa!
Join us while supplies last. This event is free, and all ages are welcome.
Maritime Museum downtown Poulsbo 19010 Front Street
19020 Front Street NE
Open Wed – Sat and Mondays, 10 – 4
Closed Sundays and Tuesdays
Poulsbo Maritime Museum:
19010 Front Street NE
Open Wednesday – Monday, 10 – 4
317 NW Lindvig Way
Open Saturdays, 10 – 4
(360) 440-7354 poulsbohistory.com