A Washington State Ferry crosses Puget Sound on the way to Bainbridge Island

Local Attractions

There are many arts and culture attractions on Bainbridge Island and beyond that can extend your art-filled BIMA experience.

Admiral Theatre (Bremerton)

Built in 1942 as a movie house, Bremerton’s historic Admiral Theatre has become one of Kitsap County’s premier live entertainment and events venue.
515 Pacific Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98337

 

The Art Project (Bainbridge Island)

The Art Project (formerly Bainbridge Arts & Crafts) is a non-profit gallery that brings free art education and outreach to communities across Kitsap County. One of the region’s largest nonprofit galleries, TAP supports the livelihood of more than 200 Northwest artists.
151 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum (Bainbridge Island)

Celebrating the unique history of Bainbridge Island, BIHM features exhibits examining the WWII Japanese internment and Port Blakely lumber mill among other stories and fascinating facts about this jewel of an island in Puget Sound.
215 Ericksen Avenue NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (Bainbridge Island)

The Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial is located on the site of the former Eagledale ferry dock where on March 30, 1942, two hundred twenty-seven women, men and children were the first in the United State to be forcibly removed from their homes and were put on a ferry to Seattle on their way to internment camps.
4195 Eagle Harbor Drive NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

Bloedel Reserve (Bainbridge Island)

Bloedel Reserve is a inspiring public garden located on the north-end of Bainbridge Island. This 150-acre reserve provides refreshing experiences in nature.
7571 NE Dolphin Drive, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

Bug Museum (Bremerton)

Explore bizarre bugs under the microscope and watch busy ants in a giant eight-foot long Ant Farm! Over 15 kid-friendly exhibits to explore.
1118 Charleston Beach Rd W, Bremerton, WA 98312

 

Clearwater Casino & Resort (Suquamish)

Clearwater Casino Resort offers non-stop casino entertainment, a lovely waterfront location and delicious dining. It’s located right across the bridge that connects Bainbridge Island to the Kitsap Peninsula.
15347 Suquamish Way NE, Suquamish, WA 98392

 

Historic Port Gamble

A 120-acre National Historic Landmark complete with picturesque, turn-of-the-century buildings filled with shops, views, weekly events and a museum that allows you to step back in time to when the area was an active mill town.
4110 Carver Drive, Port Gamble, WA 98364

 

IslandWood (Open on Select Dates; Bainbridge Island)

An outdoor learning center located on Bainbridge Island to provide environmental education for young people living in the region. Check IslandWood’s event schedule for open site tours, camps, classes and popular public events.
4450 Blakely Ave NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

Kids Discovery Museum – KiDiMu (Bainbridge Island)

Located in the same complex as BIMA, KiDiMu welcomes every child and family to explore and learn through interactive play… Imagine. Discover. Grow.
301 Ravine Ln NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

 

SEA Discovery Center (Poulsbo)

This aquarium’s exhibit features local marine life from the Puget Sound and the Salish Sea and includes a replica of a tide pool where visitors can interact with sea stars, sea anemones, and much more.
18743 Front St. NE., Poulsbo, WA 98370

 

Suquamish Museum (Suquamish)

Located on the Port Madison Indian Reservation, the museum preserves and displays relics related to the Suquamish Tribe.
6861 NE South St, Suquamish, WA 98392

 

U.S. Naval Undersea Museum (Keyport)

The U.S. Naval Undersea Museum is the only official Navy museum that interprets all of the Navy’s undersea activities.
1 Garnett Way, Keyport, WA 98345

 

USS Turner Joy (Bremerton)

Now a museum, the Naval Destroyer was one of the principal ships involved in the Gulf of Tonkin Incident.
300 Washington Beach Ave., Bremerton, WA 98337

 

Valentinetti Puppet Museum (Bremerton)

Valentinetti Puppet Museum showcases the magnificent craftsmanship of generations of puppet artists.
280 4th St, Bremerton, WA 98337

MORE LINKS TO PLAN YOUR VISIT

Visit Kitsap

A valuable resource for planning a visit to the Kitsap Peninsula.

 

Bainbridge Island Downtown Association

A great way to discover what awaits you in the downtown hamlet. There may not be skyscrapers, but there are show-stoppers.

 

Destination Bainbridge

Find the perfect place to stay—whether a hotel or private vacation rental—on this site hosted by the Bainbridge Island Lodging Association.

 

Bainbridge Wineries

The Winery Alliance of Bainbridge Island’s site features seven of the top vintners on the island.

 

Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce

The “go-to” for Islanders and visitors alike to make Bainbridge Island a great place to live, work and visit.