Washington National Guard Historical Society


National Guard Museum
Camp Murray, Washington


“Welcome, and thank you for visiting the Washington National Guard webpage highlighting the Heritage and History of the Washington Army and Air National Guard skillfully displayed in our Museum. The Museum is proudly sponsored and operated by the Washington National Guard State Historical Society.”

              Adjutant General

Major General Bret D. Daugherty
The Adjutant General and Director
of the Washington Military Department

Upcoming Events:

Militia Ball: 19 May at Greater Tacoma Convention Center
Re-dedication of cannons: 30 May
June Work Day: 2 June
June Board Meeting: 13 June
July Work Day: 7 July
July Board Meeting: 11 July
August Work Day: 4 August
August Board Meeting: 8 August

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Friday  9am – 3 pm or by appointment (253) 512-7834.

Directions to the Museum:

The Washington National Guard Museum is located on Camp Murray in the historic “Arsenal” Building, Building #2.


Collect, preserve, display and interpret the historic properties and institutional heritage of the Militia and National Guard of Washington, so that departed comrades may be honored, present Guard members instructed and inspired and all citizens educated.

Camp Murray

Outdoor displays on the Camp Murray reservation are available weekdays for viewing. Call (253) 512-7834 for an appointment to interpret displays with our helpful staff.
Washington Military Department
Washington National Guard