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    The Kitsap County Historical Society and Museum exhibits the cultural history of Kitsap County through many artifacts, photos, educational displays, and a replica Main Street from 1919.

    The USS Turner Joy is one of 18 Forrest Sherman class destroyers from the Vietnam War era that has come to rest in Bremerton, where it was built in 1959, and now serves as a museum ship.

    The Aurora Valentinetti Puppet Museum features a collection of over 1,000 puppets and accessories from around the world donated by famed puppeteer Aurora Valentinetti to the Evergreen Children's Theatre. The theatre also shares a history of international puppetry and runs live puppet shows.

    The Suquamish Museum promotes an understanding and preservation of the Salish tribes of the Puget Sound region, with a focus on the Suquamish Tribe. Through artifacts, photos, oral stories, and film, the culture and history of these tribes can be enjoyed by the community.

    The Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport displays and interprets the undersea history and operations of the Navy. While you learn, enjoy exploring the science of the ocean, antique diving suits, and view submarine simulations.

    The Puget Sound Naval Museum contains over 18,000 objects from 1840 to today relating to the Naval history of the Pacific Northwest region. Displays include what life is like onboard an aircraft carrier, the job of submarines, and temporary exhibits like the Battle of Midway during WWII.

    The Of Sea and Shore Museum in Port Gamble offers visitors a chance to see the largest privately owned collection of seashells in the world! The natural history of invertebrates and mollusks are also studied by this non-profit museum.