Our Mission

To collect, perserve and display books, letters, diaries, photos, clothing and other artifacts of the history of Sumner and surrounding areas.

Current exhibits at the Ryan House Museum

Sumner is located in the Puyallup-Sumner Valley in Pierce County Washington. It is ten miles from Tacoma and twenty miles from Seattle.


Published quarterly, articles on   the museum, items in our archives and events at the Ryan House Museum. Each issue has a two page feature on a part of Sumner's history


The Sumner Historical Society holds a number of museum events and also partners with others in community events.