Additional Kite-Related Sites to Visit:


Find more Washington State kite flying information at the Washington Kitefliers Association

Check out the new American Kitefliers Association website! They are friends of the museum and full of great info about flying and fun!


There’s always a fighter kite meet on the third Saturday of each month (in Oregon).
Locations vary: check the schedule at

Check out the story by Scott Davis on the recent “Windless Kite Festival” sponsored by the World Kite Museum.
You can read it, along with other great articles, at

Tom Tinney has a nice little site, all about miniature kites.
Take a look at

Kites Unlimited (a sponsoring merchant) is a nice link to kite activities in and around North Carolina.
See their site at

The Best place to make a kite building instructor out of you:

If you are ever on the East Coast check out the South Jersey Kite Flyers.

Our friends at Afghan Artisan are selling kites made by Basir Baria, who was featured at Kite Festival 2009 as a guest speaker on his experience in helping make the movie Kite Runner.

Other Nearby Museums to Visit

Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum, Ilwaco, Washington
Featured exhibits include: Land of the Canoe People, Life in a Seaside Town, and The Railroad That Ran by the Tide.
Phone 360-642-3446 or reach them on the internet at

Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, Ilwaco, Washington
(Cape Disappointment State Park) Call 360-642-3078 or go to
(Info also available at

Pacific Coast Cranberry Museum, Long Beach, Washington
Showcasing the history of cranberries and cranberry harvesting. 360-642-5553 or

Pacific County Historical Museum, South Bend, Washington
Contact at 360-875-5224

Willapa Seaport Museum, Raymond, Washington
Exhibits featuring maritime artifacts of the Willapa Bay region. Call 360-942-5666 or

Northwest Carriage Museum, Raymond, Washington
Houses a collection of over 20 elegant horse-drawn carriages, buggies, and sleighsfrom the late 19th century.
Contact them at:

Columbia River Maritime Museum, Astoria, Oregon
Exhibits illustrating the maritime history of the Columbia, from early explorers to modern day tug boats, and the contributions of the U.S.
Coast Guard. Call 503-325-2323 or go to

Firefighters Museum/Children’s Museum, Astoria, Oregon
2968 Marine Drive. Call 503-325-2203

Capt. George Flavel House, Astoria, Oregon
A fully restored Victorian mansion. 444 Eighth St. Contact at 503-325-2203

Clatsop County Heritage Museum, Astoria, Oregon
1618 Exchange St. Call 503-325-2203

Peninsula Merchant Sponsors of the Kite Museum

Lodging & RV

Andersen’s RV Park
Phone: 360-642-2231

Anthony’s Home Court (RV Park)
Phone: 360-642-2802

Boardwalk Cottages
Phone: 360-642-2305

The Breakers
Phone: 360-642-4414

Moby Dick Hotel
Phone: 360-665-4543

Ocean Park Resort
Phone: 360-665-4585


Shelburne Inn
Phone: 360-642-2442

Super 8 Motel
Phone: 360-642-8988Dining

Shoalwater Restaurant
Phone: 360-642-4142

Places to Visit

Oysterville Sea Farms
Phone: 360-665-6585

Saturday Market at the Port of Ilwaco
(May thru September)
Phone: 360-642-2690

Other Businesses

Bank of the Pacific
Phone: 360-642-3777

Beach Barons Car Club
Phone: 360-665-3565 “We Fetch Tourism”
Phone: 360-642-4431

Pacific Realty
Phone: 360-642-3127

Raymond Federal Bank
Phone: 360-642-4464