San Juan Historical Museum

The San Juan Historical Society was founded in 1961, then in 1966 local resident George Peacock donated what remained of the once expansive, 445-acre James King Farmstead to the Historical Society for use as a Museum.

Today, the museum campus comprises eight structures including four from the original homestead: a farmhouse, carriage house, stone storage building and milk house. Structures moved to the site include the original San Juan County Jail, a pioneer log cabin and a resource center. A reproduction late 19th century barn houses the San Juan Island Museum of History and Industry, where the Island's past core industries of fishing, farming, logging and limestone quarrying and lime processing are brought to life.

A visit to the Museum will allow you to take a step back in time and discover our unique island history.

We are open from May through September
Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
October through April
By appointment.


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