Western Heritage Center
Evergreen State Fairgrounds
           Building 611
           Monroe, WA 98272 
    (425) 232-3493 

one   of   the   most   comprehensive   interactive   museums   of
mining,   logging,   agriculture   and early life ...in the pacific Northwest.


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  We are saddened to announce that our friend and Curator,
  Jerry Senner, has passed away. His love and passion for life and the
  museum has influenced thousands of people. His quick smile and
  caring nature was an inspiration to so many. 

There will be a Memorial Service held at:

   Snohomish Community Church
   13622 Dubuque Rd, Snohomish, WA 98290
   Saturday, December 12th at 11 AM.

The family has requested donations be made to the Museum
in lieu of flowers.

One of the best heritage museums in the region. We encourage educational tours and field trips. We have lots to see and experience. This is a hands on museum. Our staff takes the time to explain and demonstrate these amazing artifacts.



 In today's world of fast technologies, fake fun and video "non-reality" .. its hard to build roots and the basics needed with your kids unless they can have a "fun" hands on experience.

This exhibit has been designed to spark the interest of the visitor as well as educate him or her on just how exciting and creative people had to be to survive without TV and cell phones. Take a tour and bring your kids for a great day or night of real reality!



This exhibit was originally the life long dream of a great guy named Jerry Senner. His collection process started many years ago. He has spent his life assembling these classic tractors, implements and specialized equipment for display. His passion for passing on some of the fun and creative parts of the past to the next generation will inspire everyone!  We're actively adding equipment and  components everyday! Come by and visit! 

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See the latest thing in washing your clothes... Grind your own grain, see a working water wheel....We even have a telephone switchboard (it was used to manually connect party lines to direct lines for phone conversations by plugging wires into a panel)



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  Evergreen State Fairgrounds
  Building 611
(SE Corner)
  Monroe, WA 98272

  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Wednesday - Saturday
  12:00 PM -  5:00 PM  Sunday
  Other times available for groups
  and classrooms by appointment.


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  Museum View by 'Overhead
  Rail Road'

  Pulley and Belt System
  on a LineShaft

 Hay Press Circa 1915


" The Western Heritage Center
, a historical museum located on the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA was outgrowing its space, said operator Jerry Senner.

He set out to persuade the county to grant a piece of nearby county-owned land upon which he could build a much larger museum."

Our newest exhibit recently donated will be one of the largest single collections in the Pacific Northwest.

*Update: Snohomish County did designate the land for a museum, and now Jerry Senner and the Board of Directors has begun the process of raising $900,000 for the construction of a new museum. It will house one of the largest collections of antique farm equipment on the West Coast. In a recent meeting, Senner and county officials discussed locating the space for a new museum somewhat closer to the current museum than the land Senner originally had in mind. WHC plans to build the new museum in $300,000 phases.

You Can Help!


 Your donations are secure. PayPal uses the highest security and accepts all major credit cards.

 If you have been thinking about  supporting the museum, now is the time. Western Heritage Center's 501C3 Charity status means  your deduction is a fully qualified charitable deduction.

Call us and donate today!

We're expanding! Plans are under way to build and develop and a new facility. We are actively pursuing grant money and matching funds. The current location on the fairgrounds is temporary.  

Because of the size of of our growing collections and the tentative future in our current building, we are in discussions build a 30,000 square foot double decked facility on a separate property that can house our current artifacts as well as the new collection coming in that will require an additional 10,000 sq feet of space!

 If you would like to explore supporting this 501 (C-3) tax deductable organization, please call us.

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