The Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Museum is located at 10105 Bank Road in the town of Vashon. The building was originally a Lutheran Church built in 1907 and subsequently used as the home for Vashon Allied Arts and the Vashon Children's Centre. The Museum houses a permanent exhibit, periodic special exhibits, a History Resource Room, and an extensive archive of island photographs and other materials.


The Museum is open Wednesday through Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00. Admission by Donation.


An Unforeseen Opportunity: Imagine a Heritage EducationMuseum sketch

Artist's rendition of two historic buildings reunited.


You can be a partner in securing the historic parsonage west of the museum by pledging your support for the down payment. Our goal, $195,000 is modest and achievable with your help.


Click here to check out our brochure and learn more.

Click here to download our pledge form.






For the past four years, landscape painter Debra Joy Groesser has followed in the footsteps of Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943), an extraordinary painter and activist who was commissioned by the railroads four times to paint the American West in the early 1900s. The University of Puget Sound in Tocoma, Washington houses the permanent collection of her work and memorabilia. This exhibit includes paintings from the Hill family's private collection that have never been exhibited before. The parallels between the lives of these two women are fascinating, from their community involvement, leadership, and dedication to family, to their love of art, nature, travel, and the American West. This exhibition showcases the spirit and paintings of two women artists who lived and worked a century apart.


For more information contact Vashon-Maury Island Heritage Association at 206.463.7808 or

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