Historic Sites & Attractions

Find historic sites, monuments, museums, and landmarks by location, category, style, date and more. There is almost certainly one near you!

Featured Historic Places

Historic Destinations

Planning a trip or want to explore your own hometown? Find timelines, photos, and lists of historic sites for thousands of historic destinations around the world.

Historic Lodging

Sleep in a landmark! Browse historic hotels, historic bed & breakfasts, design hotels, art hotels and other unique accommodations that are more than just a place to lay your head. We've even tested some out for you personally (it's a hard job...) and published detailed reviews.

  • Palace Hotel

    Palace Hotel

    Port Townsend, Washington 1889 Book Now

    The Palace Hotel occupies an impressive Romanesque-style brick building in the heart of downtown Port Townsend. Built in 1889 for retired sea captain Henry L. Tibbals, it was fully restored in 1976-84.

Recently Added Historic Places

We're always adding new places to our database. Here are some notable recent additions.

  • Palace Hotel

    Palace Hotel

    Port Townsend, Washington 1889 Book Now

    The Palace Hotel occupies an impressive Romanesque-style brick building in the heart of downtown Port Townsend. Built in 1889 for retired sea captain Henry L. Tibbals, it was fully restored in 1976-84.

  • Rose Theatre

    Rose Theatre

    Port Townsend, Washington 1908

    Built in 1908 and fully restored in 1992, the Rose Theatre in Port Townsend is an independent cinema showing first-run movies as well as classic films. Each show is introduced by a live host and their famous fresh popcorn comes with real butter.

  • Port Angeles Paper Mill

    Port Angeles Paper Mill

    Port Angeles, Washington 1920

    Constructed in 1920, the Port Angeles paper mill (now owned by Nippon Paper Industries USA) is still operating today, providing lightweight paper for newsprint, telephone books, and other uses.

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