Grays Harbor Area attractions

Historic Site in Aberdeen & Hoquiam

Lady Washington

For some interesting local history, check out this full-scale replica of one of the ships piloted by Captain Robert Gray when he first sailed into Grays Harbor. The ship is open for tours when moored at Grays Harbor…
Historic Building in Aberdeen & Hoquiam

Hoquiam's Castle

Part museum, part local landmark, this ornate Victorian mansion was built in 1897 on a hill above Hoquiam by lumber tycoon Robert Lytle. The lavish furnishings and period details look like something out of a Scooby …
Museum in Aberdeen & Hoquiam

Aberdeen Museum of History

Aberdeen's archive plots the history of this tough mill town from its earliest days, with a strong focus on the lumber industry. You can also ask here for the self-guided Kurt Cobain Tour pamphlet that leads you aro…
Landmark in Westport

Grays Harbor Lighthouse

This is the tallest lighthouse in the state at 107ft, although its setting in a clump of trees makes it less scenic than a classic promontory lighthouse. To reach it return to uptown Westport and head west on Ocean …
Museum in Westport

Westport Maritime Museum

This former Coast Guard station was built in 1939 and boasts some great period photos and artifacts of seafaring days gone by. A separate building houses the 6-ton, 18ft-high Fresnel lens, manufactured in France in …
Museum in Aberdeen & Hoquiam

Arnold Polson Museum

Built in 1924 by one of the timber barons of Hoquiam, this 26-room edifice is filled with period furniture, clothing, a doll collection and logging implements.
Museum in Ocean Shores

Ocean Shores Interpretive Center

Small museum on local coastal ecosystems, cultures and treasures.