Museum Section

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum’s FREE ‘Hydro Fever’ Open House is May 19

The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum will be hosting its annual Hydro Fever Open House on Saturday, May 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is FREE. Come and see your favorite vintage hydroplanes... [Read more]

Begin Winter attuned to nature at the 4th annual ‘A Bonsai Solstice’ Dec. 17

Begin Winter attuned to nature at the 4th annual ‘A Bonsai Solstice’ Dec. 17

Begin Winter Attuned to Nature with Living Art at the 4th annual A Bonsai Solstice: Take in a big breath of fresh air and enjoy the unique beauty of the bonsai illuminated by serene candlelight. WHAT: A... [Read more]

Rendering of Olde Burien’s new Highline Heritage Museum released

Rendering of Olde Burien’s new Highline Heritage Museum released

A rendering by Architect David Clark of the new Highline Heritage Museum was released this week. The museum will be located on the corner of Ambaum Blvd. SW and SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien, and will... [Read more]

Containers arrive at new Highline Heritage Museum site in Olde Burien

Containers arrive at new Highline Heritage Museum site in Olde Burien

The Southwest corner of Ambaum and SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien was all abuzz on Wednesday (Feb. 17), as Marine Container Solutions delivered two 20-foot containers to the new site of the Highline... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

PHOTOS: Museum of Flight soars with epic, historic aircraft

From our sister site The Tukwila Blog: We are lucky to live near the Museum of Flight, a first-class air museum located at 9404 E. Marginal Way South, near Boeing Field in Tukwila. Admission is $20 for... [Read more]

PANORAMA: ‘Hope In Hard Times’ Exhibit Now Open

PANORAMA: ‘Hope In Hard Times’ Exhibit Now Open

Have you made time to stop and visit the Highline Historical Society’s “Hope in Hard Times” pop-up museum on SW 153rd Street? Originally developed by the Washington State History Museum, the... [Read more]

New ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit pops up on SW 153rd in Burien

New ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit pops up on SW 153rd in Burien

Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 15, the Highline Historical Society will be hosting a “Hope in Hard Times” pop-up museum on SW 153rd Street, about the Great Depression era in Washington State. Originally developed... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society launches website for ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit

Highline Historical Society launches website for ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit

To kick off the big traveling exhibit that the Highline Historical Society will be hosting in a Burien storefront beginning in October, the Society has launched a new website: http://www.wahopeinhardtimes.net. On... [Read more]

Happy Valentine’s Day: 50 Years Ago, Giant Sloth Remains Unearthed Nearby

Happy Valentine’s Day: 50 Years Ago, Giant Sloth Remains Unearthed Nearby

Our friends at the Highline Historical Society (we’re members – join here) remind us that one way to commemorate Valentine’s Day is to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of the unearthing... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society Receives Collections Care Funding

Highline Historical Society Receives Collections Care Funding

The Highline Historical Society has received a $3,000 grant from 4Culture for the purpose of housing threatened documents, photographs, negatives and films in the Society’s collections. The Society... [Read more]

Support The Highline Historical Society By Shopping Through Their Online Auction Fundraiser

Support The Highline Historical Society By Shopping Through Their Online Auction Fundraiser

The Highline Historical Society is holding an online auction fundraiser, which runs until Tuesday, Dec. 15th, and offers local restaurants, foods, trips and unusual experiences – all perfect gifts... [Read more]

Gem Of A Chevy Sits Inside Burien City Garage’s Museum

Gem Of A Chevy Sits Inside Burien City Garage’s Museum

by Josh Hart Duane Quande, the owner of Burien City Garage, has been involved in collecting and fixing cars since he was seven or eight years old. Back then it was just something people did. Duane is also... [Read more]

Sneak Peek Of The New Highline Heritage Museum

Sneak Peek Of The New Highline Heritage Museum

Last week we were invited to a special presentation that revealed the new plans for the Highline Heritage Museum, which will be built at 819 SW 152nd Street in Olde Burien at Ambaum Blvd., where Karuna... [Read more]

New Videos Of Restored Miss Burien Hydroplane In Action

New Videos Of Restored Miss Burien Hydroplane In Action

Hard to believe, but at one time the city of Burien had its very own mascot hydroplane, the aptly-named Miss Burien. She never won a race, but for a scrappy boat on a relatively low budget, she was pretty... [Read more]

Tuskegee Airmen Land At Museum Of Flight On Saturday

Tuskegee Airmen Land At Museum Of Flight On Saturday

TUKWILA – This Saturday, May 24th, from 2pm to 3:30pm at the Museum of Flight, you’re invited to meet and hear stories from the famed Tuskegee Airmen. The Tuskegee Airmen were dedicated, determined... [Read more]

Past And Present Photos:Tradewell Building In Olde Burien

Past And Present Photos:Tradewell Building In Olde Burien

Courtesy of the Highline Historical Society comes this week’s B-Town Blog Past and Present Photo Series, this week featuring pics of the Tradewell Building, located at the corner of SW 152nd and... [Read more]