Jefferson Art & History Museum open daily, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Research Center open Tuesday-Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Rothschild House Museum
Open May 2 for daily operations, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Commanding Officer's Quarters Museum
Open daily, noon to 5:00 p.m.

Olympic Peninsula Gateway Visitors Center open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Jefferson Museum of Art & History

Historic City Hall

The Jefferson Museum of Art & History is located in the 1892 Port Townsend City Hall building at 540 Water Street.

Exhibits in the former municipal court room, fire hall and jail spaces illustrate the lively history of communities born in waterfront forests over 150 years ago.

$6.00 for Adults
$5.00 for Seniors
$1.00 for Children

A passport is available for the Jefferson Museum of Art & History, Commanding Officer's Quarters museum, and Rothschild House museum (seasonally) the for a reduced rate: $6.00 for 2 sites; $12.00 for 3 sites. 
Visiting all three provides visitors with a wealth of information about Port Townsend, both historically and geographically.  



Theater Gallery
Images of Jefferson County Communities and video "We Came with Dreams"


Fire Hall Gallery
From Far Away: Early Settlers and Communities of Jefferson County

  • First Europeans
  • Jefferson County's Maritime Heritage
  • The First People: Area Natives


Tom Wilson Self PortraitCourtroom Gallery
Thomas T. Wilson Exhibit
Amazing portraits and landscapes from “The Best Known Unknown Artist in the Northwest, ”from the community and the Jefferson County Historical Society Collection.

Jail Gallery
Sin at Sea Level