Summer bird camp students go on a guided bird walk, made possible by the Museum’s partnership with the North Cascades Audubon Society.

The Whatcom Museum is committed to forging partnerships in our community and providing access to art, history, and nature programming to all.

Family Access Membership Program

Discounted memberships may be available to low-income families. For more information or to apply, please email us.

Free Passes

The Bellingham Public Library and the Whatcom Museum have partnered to offer complimentary admission to the Whatcom Museum. The Museum Pass allows free entry for up to four people, valid for use on the date selected when registering. Learn more here.

Requests for Donations

We review requests for donations year round, with priority given to non-profit organizations whose work supports our mission, and serving Whatcom County residents. Please allow 60 days for review. To be considered for a donation of goods or services, complete and submit our donation request form to the address listed on the form.