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Museum
918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002

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Farm
28728 Green River Road
Auburn, WA 98030

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Phone: 253-288-7433
Events Calendar
Currently on Exhibit
January 18-
June 18, 2017

Women at Work: Uniforms & Work Wear 1910 -2010
Click HERE for more details.
April 2017
6th
6-8pm

Late Play Date
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age, no registration required.
7th
6:30-10pm

Spring Railroad Lecture - Museum Open House 6:30 - 7:30pm, Lecture at 7:30pm
Tacoma’s own Chuck Soule's presentation will cover places along the Northern Pacific Railway system from the Ainsworth Collection. Walt Ainsworth's collection at the Pacific Northwest Railroad Archive includes three to four thousand images featuring locations across the entire Main Street of the Northwest. The pictures date from the 1870s to the 1970s and the post-merger BN era. Photographers include I.G. Davidson, Al Farrow, Jim Fredrickson, F.J. Haynes, Bob Johnston, Ron Nixon, James A. Turner, and Warren Wing, and others. $5 adults/ $4 child and senior, no registration required.
22nd
10:30am - noon

Bookmarks & Landmarks Jr! at the Mary Olson Farm
Read the book, see the history! Read Our Only May Amelia by Jennifer Holm and then attend a special book club for kids grades 5th - 8th at the Mary Olson Farm. We will discuss the book, see and touch artifacts, do some of May Amelia's chores, and even eat one of her favorite foods! Click HERE for more information and to register.
May 2017
Tuesdays in May
10-10:45am

Farm Tots! Early Learning Program
Every Tuesday in May bring your 3 -5 year old tots to the Mary Olson Farm for a 45 minute exploration of nature, history and farm life. Sessions will include story time, animal encounters, games, crafts and more. $6 per child, click HERE for more information and to register.
4th
6-8pm

Late Play Date
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age, no registration required.
6th
1-2pm

Women's Suffrage Cookbook Program
Join Green River College history professor Dr. Michelle Marshman and explore the suffrage movement in Washington through the lens of the Washington Women's Cookbook and try bites of some of the book's recipes! $10 per person, click HERE for more information and to register.
21st
1pm

The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter Film Screening
Meet the real "Rosies" -women who went to work for their country during WWII. This documentary was selected for preservation by the Library of Congress for its cultural significance. Free program, no registration required, but seating is limited.
June 2017
1st
6-8pm

Late Play Date
On the first Thursday of every month drop-in for FREE admission and themed activities perfect for families with children 3 – 12 years of age, no registration required.
6/9 - 6/10
7pm-8am

Overnight at the Museum - Spy Games!
An overnight adventure perfect for kids age 7 -12! Click HERE for more information and to register!
10th
1 and 2pm

Women at Work Curator Led Tour
Hear the amazing stories of the people and uniforms featured in our Women at Work exhibit with the fabulous curator Alice Miller. Tours will begin at 1 and 2pm and are included in regular Museum admission or membership, no registration required.
17th
10:30am-Noon

Bookmarks and Landmarks at Mary Olson Farm
Read the Book, See the History! A book club with a historic twist will meet at the Mary Olson Farm to discuss Wild Life by Molly Gloss. Free, but registration is required HERE.
19th
1-4pm

Refreshing Your Permanent Exhibits
A workshop for small museums, historic societies, libraries, or businesses that have public displays. Museum Director Patricia Cosgrove will share strategies for creating engaging exhibits or updating your current exhibits on a budget. $20/$15 per person, click HERE for more information and to register.

Coming to an Event and Need a Room? Book a night at the Best Western Peppertree Inn and get a special discount on a King or double Queen room for just $99 per night (+tax) when you mention the White River Valley Museum.
Call (253)887-7600 to book your room!