Old City Hall, home to the Whatcom Museum since 1941, and the first site in Washington State to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a beloved city landmark. With its Victorian cupolas and central clock tower a stately community presence for more than a century, the history of the building and its inhabitants (including prisoners!) remains central to the Whatcom Museum’s mission. While our fine art exhibitions have moved to the climate-controlled galleries of the Lightcatcher building, Old City Hall is open with historical exhibitions and remains the site for many of our most popular programs. For information about hours and admission, click here.