To schedule a facilitated group tour or school group visit at the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum (BIHM), the price is $4 per participant. For facilitated tours that extend to other historical sites, such as the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial (BIJAEM), it’s an additional $3 per participant per historic site.*

Group tours or school groups must be scheduled three weeks or more in advance, include no more than 24 participants, and be booked for a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

When you are ready to book your facilitated group tour, please send your email to us, [email protected], with the following information:

  1. Name of organizer
  2. Email address
  3. Full address
  4. Phone number
  5. Number of participants
  6. General age of participants
  7. Requested visit date
  8. Requested timing
  9. Over-sized vehicle parking and/or any accommodation needed
  10. Requests/Type of visit
  • Please note that may take up to 3 days for our response due to staff schedules and availability.
  • If you need transportation to the BIJAEM, or around the Island, consider contacting BI RIDE 1-844-424-7433; or Tour Bainbridge (code HISTORY for a discount).
  • Thanks for your interest in Bainbridge history.  We look forward to welcoming your Group tour or School group!
  • The Museum is open 7 days a week, 10 – 4pm, with docents to welcome you, and admission is FREE. It is also FREE to visit the BIJAEM, which is open sunrise to sunset, and often the National Park Service has a Ranger on site to welcome you during the summer.
Cub Scout group visits the Museum

Cub Scout group visits the Museum

NEH Summer Scholars (teachers) participating in the 2014 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop visit the Museum

NEH Summer Scholars (teachers) participating in the 2014 NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop visit the Museum

Student group from Japan visits the Museum

Student group from Japan visits the Museum

*If planning to visit historic sites on your own, please check websites for hours and information. Historic sites like Bainbridge Gardens, Town and Country, Suyematsu Farm, and Haiku No Niwa are some of many popular historic sites here on Bainbridge Island.