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Events are free with regular museum admission of $5 per adult, $2 per student, and children under 8 are free.

Events are always free for museum members.

Civil Conversations in an Angry Age
Speaker David SmithTuesday, April 23
6-7 p.m.

How do we communicate with each other about complicated topics in a meaningful and productive way? Philosopher David E. Smith explores the answer to this question by looking at the root causes of both civility and incivility. Throughout, Smith provides the audience with the tools needed for respectful and fruitful conversations. Program courtesy of Humanities Washington.

Hero's Feast: Finding Community through Dungeons and Dragons 
Hero's Feast exhibit logoExhibit opening celebration on Tuesday, May 7. 5:30-7 p.m.

The Renton History Museum invites you to join the table and learn more about the history and impact of Dungeons & Dragons in Renton. Featuring stories and artifacts from real players across the city, the exhibit will explore and celebrate the community surrounding the most popular role-play game in history. There will be an exhibit opening celebration on Tuesday, May 7, from 5:30-7 p.m.

Pacific Coast, Seattle's Own Railroad Pacific Coast, Seattle's Own Railroad, by Kurt Armbruster
Thursday, May 16
6-7 p.m.

Join author Kurt Armbruster for a discussion of his latest book, Pacific Coast, Seattle's Own Railroad. After Seattle was passed up for the terminus of the Northern Pacific RR, Seattle citizens decided to build their own. This book tells the colorful story of the building of one of the West Coast's most significant railroads. 

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