Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

History Museum, National Park
319 2nd Ave S (at S Jackson St.)
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 220-4240
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm
10:00am - 5:00pm


  • This park tells the story Seattle played in the Gold Rush of 1898. Some miners stayed in Seattle & made fortunes in other ways, including John Nordstrom, the founder of Nordstrom department stores.
  • Has an extensive collection of books regarding Seattle as it was forming inrobrhe city we know today. Immersive experience toueing the park. Excellent facility.
  • No admission price - it's free!!
  • learn about Seattle's contribution to the Gold Rush
  • Indoor museum is FREE! Stay dry and get a tour with a Park Ranger to learn about Seattle's fascinating history! Gift shop has real gold artifacts for sale too!
  • The attached National Park store sells all of the passes - np pass, discover, and nw forest pass
  • It is free. It is small and cute. Worth checking out and wonder along the photo stories and also the materials used during the Gold Rush. Hard to find its entrance.
  • This is one of the best kept secrets in downtown Seattle. Part of the national park system, this free museum has two films that discuss the gold rush and history of Seattle. Close to King Street.
  • Good brief history of the northwest.
  • Very underrated and a must for history buffs. Lots of great information regarding the Klondike Gold Rush and has some info on the rich history of Pioneer Square. Not all national parks are forests!
  • An undiscovered National Park Service gem, hidden in a historic hotel in downtown Seattle
  • Lots of stuff for your passbook: (a) Stamp is in bookstore; (b) 3 embossed stamps in exhibit; (c) Etched image from metal plate; (d) 2 more stamps but you must take boat or train. Good luck!!
  • Cliff Hare is the manager of the gift shop. Avid reader and history enthusiast. Ask him about local history!
  • It's worth seeing the movie!
  • Video is exceptional.
  • Give yourself time to look
  • HEART Of GOLD!! My Dad Would Have Loved This!!
  • Great place to take kids!

Nearby places

219 2nd Ave S (at S Main St.)
171 S Jackson St (at 2nd Ave Ext S)
Occidental Ave S & S Main St (btwn S Washington & S Jackson St)