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Renton History Museum - City of Renton, WA

Located in an historic Art Deco firehouse, the Renton History Museum offers changing exhibits, programs, publications, and events to share Renton’s stories, past and present. The Museum is situated in historic downtown Renton and is surrounded by local shops and restaurants, offers free parking, and is close to the library and Liberty Park. More

Visit Us - City of Renton - Renton, Washington

Renton History Museum 235 Mill Avenue South Renton, WA 98057. Phone: 425-255-2330. Email: Renton History Museum. Hours . Wednesday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm Museum closure: the museum will be closed the week of August 2-6 for exhibit changes. *We are currently unable to host researchers due to COVID-19 restrictions. More

City History - City of Renton - Renton, Washington

City History. Renton’s history makes it a unique city for many reasons. Located at the juncture of the Black and Cedar rivers and Lake Washington, the land that had been Duwamish tribal homelands for centuries would become the City of Renton with the influx of coal miners, loggers, and other workers. By 1901 the area’s coal mining ... More

Renton History Museum - Renton Downtown

Renton History Museum. – 235 Mill Ave S. Located in an historic Art Deco firehouse, the Renton History Museum offers changing exhibits, programs, publications, and events to share Renton’s stories, past and present. The Museum is situated in historic downtown Renton and is surrounded by local shops and restaurants, offers free parking, and ... More

Renton History Museum - 2021 All You Need to Know BEFORE ...

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Renton History Museum - Renton, WA

Specialties: Our current exhibit is "What Difference Do Renton Women Make?" It will run through May 28, 2021. Also currently featuring "Renton's Sporting Triumphs." The Renton History Museum is Renton's only heritage organization, jointly funded by the Renton Historical Society, the City of Renton, and your contributions. Our mission is to document, preserve, and educate about Renton's history ... More

History Lives Here - City of Renton - Renton, Washington

Renton's rich history and strong spirit were in the spotlight in 2001 as the city celebrated its Centennial - 100 years as a city. A year-long program of special activities, exhibitions, performances, and festivities encouraged citizens to honor the past, celebrate the present, and imagine the future. More

1920 to 1930 - City of Renton - Renton, Washington

1920 to 1930. Population: 3,301. Area: 1.8 square miles. Although the privately owned Bryn Mawr airstrip foreshadowed the importance of aviation in the city’s history, the 1920s belonged to the automobile. Renton’s livery stables were replaced by its first auto dealerships, signaling a national trend. By 1928 automobiles and buses ... More

Rentons clothing styles on view at the history museum

The Museum offers publications, events, and program that share the past, present, and stories of Renton and exhibits which change on a regular basis. Parking is free and there is no admission fee on the first Wednesday and third Saturday of every month. The Museum is a joint initiative between the Renton Historical Society and the city of Renton. More

Gift or Donation - City of Renton, WA

To complete a memorial, call 425-255-2330 or complete the memorial donations form and submit to the museum. Checks and all major credit cards are accepted. Memorial donations form. The museum also accepts donations of objects and photographs directly relating to Renton history. The Collections page has more information. More