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

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Washington National Guard State Historical proudly supports the Wreaths Across America program in 2018 for the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA. Thank you to everyone that sponsored a wreath. Last day to sponsor a Holiday Wreath for 2018 was 3 December 2018. Come back to see us again in 2019.

The WA National Guard Museum will Dedicate the new
On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 in the Museum at 10 A M.
See our Research Collections page for more information.

Upcoming Events:

(Board Meetings begin at 6 pm at the museum and are open to all)

December Work Day: 1 Dec
Last Day for Wreath Sponsorship: 3 Dec
CSM(Ret) Reed Jarvis Research Library Dedication: 10am 5 Dec at the Museum
December Board Meeting: 12 Dec
January Work Day: 5 Jan
January Board Meeting: 9 Jan
February Work Day: 2 Feb
February Board Meeting: 13 Feb
March Work Day: 2 Mar
March Board Meeting: 13 Mar
April Work Day: 6 Apr
April Board Meeting: 10 Apr
May Work Day: 4 May
May Board Meeting: 8 May
June Work Day: 1 Jun
June Board Meeting: 12 Jun
July Work Day: 6 Jul
July Board Meeting: 10 Jul

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Friday  9 am – 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. Contact us or call (253) 512-7834 for an appointment to interpret displays with our helpful staff.
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