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Renton History Museum 

235 Mill Avenue South  
Renton, WA  98057
Phone: 425-255-2330
Email: Renton History Museum

Museum Gallery and Gift Shop Hours 

Tuesday through Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday

*Patrons wishing to do research or order photographs must make appointments.


  • $5 Adults
  • $2 Children
  • FREE Children (8 and younger)
  • FREE Renton Historical Society members

Free Admission Days: First Wednesday and third Saturday of every month. 


The Renton History Museum offers guided tours for all ages by two-week advance appointment. Tours cost $5 per person with a minimum charge of $40. Chaperones for student or elder groups get in free and are highly encouraged. To reserve a tour, please fill out the: Renton History Museum Tour Scheduling Form and email it to the Public Engagement Coordinator.

Special Collections (photos/archives) may be viewed by appointment only. 


From the North: Take Exit #4 from I-405 South, to Sunset Boulevard Northeast. Turn right on Bronson Way North, and get into the far left lane before it crosses the Cedar River. After crossing the river, turn left onto Mill Avenue South. Proceed two blocks to the Museum on the right.

From the South: Take Exit #2 from I-405 North. At the traffic light turn right on Grady Way and proceed until the street turns left on Main. Proceed on Main, getting into the left hand lane until it crosses the railroad tracks and intersects with Third. As the street curves, the Museum is on the left.


We are open during the construction at our normal hours! We recommend parking at the 200 Mill Lot and using the crosswalk toward 2nd street to cross Mill Avenue as the safest way to get to the museum during this time.


Limited parking spaces are available directly in front of and behind the Museum.