Museum in Bellingham

Whatcom Museum of History & Art

This revamped museum is spread over three buildings: historic Whatcom City Hall (built in 1892), the adjacent Syre Education Center (photo archives, open by appointment) and the innovative Lightcatcher building...

Park in Bellingham

Whatcom Falls Park

You might feel like you've wandered into the North Cascades when you venture into this enormous wooded park. The wild region bisects Bellingham's eastern suburbs, stretching from Lake Whatcom to Bellingham Bay....

University in Bellingham

Western Washington University

Founded in 1893 as a teacher training institute, WWU was redesignated as a university in 1977. The WWU Visitors Information Center can provide details of a self-guided tour of the campus' two dozen outdoor...

Museum in Bellingham

SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention

This museum showcases more than 2000 exhibits relating to the early days of electricity and the golden age of radio. And if you're over 18 and willing to cough up an extra $12, you can climb inside the 'Cage of...

Gallery in Bellingham

Western Gallery

The collection in this Western Washington University gallery includes tapestries by Alexander Calder and several paintings by key nature-focused Northwest painters like Morris Graves and Guy Anderson. There's...