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

Washington National Guard State Historical proudly supports the Wreaths Across America program in 2018 for the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, WA. Visit our donations page for additional information. Last day to sponsor a Holiday Wreath is 3 December 2018.

Upcoming Events:

Ft Lewis Museum Hall of Valor Dedication: 15 Sept
September Work Day: 8 Sept
September Board Meeting: 12 Sept
October Work Day: 6 Oct
October Board Meeting: 10 Oct
November Work Day: 3 Nov
November Board Meeting: 7 Nov
December Work Day:  1 Dec
Last Day for Wreath Sponsorship: 3 Dec
December Board Meeting: 5 Dec

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. Call (253) 512-7834 for an appointment to interpret displays with our helpful staff.
Washington Military Department
Washington National Guard