829 Lacey Street SE
Plan Your Visit
Located in the heart of Lacey’s historic neighborhood, discover Lacey’s surprising and fascinating past in the charming 1928 Russell House, once a residence, fire station, and Lacey’s first City Hall.
Current Exhibits (Lacey Museum)
The Story of Lacey Through Transportation
Explore Lacey from its Oregon Trail days through the advent of the automobile. See unique homesteading, railroad, and automobile artifacts.
Lacey’s Resort Era
Lacey was once a thriving vacation resort town. Discover the thrilling rides taken, learn about the racetrack that tried and failed, and explore the Lacey Drive-in’s history.
Lacey School Room
Get reunited with school days of old as you sit in the one-room schoolhouse, visit the original Lacey school bell and learn how the Safeway Store on Carpenter and Pacific is related to the school.
Current Exhibits (Lacey City Hall)
Totem Pole (Main Lobby)
A gift from the Nisqually Tribe, this pole is a visual reminder of the historic accord signed by the City of Lacey and the Tribe which hangs on the wall nearby.
Shaping Our Community Together (Throughout City Hall)
In honor of Lacey’s 50th anniversary in 2016, these 5 exhibit panels tell the story of Lacey’s growth as a City and a community.
The Lacey Train Depot (City Manager Lobby)
Sitting atop an original railroad baggage cart are artifacts and stories of Lacey's original train depot. This historic site will be the future home of the Lacey Museum.
50 Years of Lacey Police (Across from Passport Desk)
Discover how the City of Lacey Police Department was founded and enjoy historic photos and artifacts from the department.
The Lacey Museum's primary mission is to collect, interpret, and display historical materials that illustrate the history of the Lacey area in all periods of its development.
In a changing community, the Lacey Museum works to preserve and interpret Lacey history and identity.
Through exhibits, educational programs, and research archives, the museum tells the story of Lacey's past, present, and future.