Western Heritage Center - Munroe, WA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
N 47° 51.895 W 121° 59.142
10T E 575859 N 5301784
Quick Description: The Western Heritage Center and Interactive Museum is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the area, with agricultural equipment, a water wheel, washing machines, and many other items on display, many of which can be operated by pushing a button.
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2010 6:51:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM9X0C
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member NJBiblio
Views: 3

Long Description:
In Munroe, on the Evergreen State Fairgrounds, there is the Western Heritage Center Interactive Museum, which has tractors, agricultural equipment, washing machines, milking machines, lumber jack tools, and many other things.

The Western Heritage Center Interactive Museum is open all year as " ... a hands on, state of the art, interactive museum of mining, logging, agriculture, wildlife and transportation in Northwestern Washington."

There are many tractors on display, from a steam operated CASE tractor to gas/diesel tractors from the 60s. A water wheel is on display on the side of the building to demonstrate water power. Throughout the place there are washing machines from various times, one of which has been hooked up to a motor that you can run with the push of a button. Several other items can be run with a button, including train layouts. There is an area that displays machines for lumberjacks, a little room for a milking machine, and miscellaneous other displays throughout.

The fairgrounds are located along U.S. Route 2. A donation is requested.

10:00 AM - 6:00PM
Wednesday - Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sunday
Cultural History

Street Address:
Evergreen State Fairgrounds Bldg 611 US Highway 2 Monroe, WA. 98272

Food Court: no

Gift Shop: no

Hours of Operation:
10:00 AM - 6:00PM Wednesday - Saturday 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sunday

Cost: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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