Harold Anderson

Harold Anderson, early settler


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. Open daily,11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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.



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

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

First Europeans

Jefferson County's Maritime Heritage

The First People: Area Natives

Courtroom Gallery
First Blossoming: Port Townsend's Women Artists
Port Townsend’s artistic community has always included women; the historical society has always collected their work. Nearly 50 pieces are featured, as well as stories about the artists.

Jail Gallery
Sin at Sea Level