Shafer Historical Museum

now hiring

HIring for multiple positions! Please click here for more information and how to apply!  

Bookkeeping Assistant

Summer Camp Educators

Museum Educator/Docent Volunteer Manager 

Online Photos & materials

Much of the Museum's collections of photos and documents are available to view online.

View photos, documents and images from the Shafer Museum's archives online. 

Looking for something in particular?  Volunteers can aid your research or answer questions. Get in touch at or leave a voicemail at 509-380-9911 and we'll return your call as soon as possible.

Click HERE for the application.

*Waiting list for camp* Please complete the application form if you wish to be added to the list. We'll contact you if space becomes available and will collect payment at that time. 

Payment and forms must be completed prior to registration confirmation. 

With Gratitude to Friends and Donors

The Shafer Museum relies on donations and grants from many supporters to share & preserve Methow Valley history with community members and visitors:

Members and individual donors to the Shafer Museum

GiveMethow donors

The Philadelphia Foundation

Donors through the Seattle Foundation

Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation

Twispworks Foundation for COVID-19 relief funds

MethowValley Fund & the Community Foundation of North Central Washington

Sun Mountain Lodge

Humanities Washington

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