Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum

We're racing through history!

The Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum is the nation's only public museum dedicated solely to powerboat racing.


Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum
5917 South 196th Street
Kent, WA 98032

Phone: (206) 764-9453
Email us


Open: 10am - 4pm Tuesday through Saturday.  Open till 8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

General Admission:  $10
Seniors (60+) & Students under 16:  $5
Members & Children under 6:  Free



Giving Tuesday is December 1st

GIVNG TUESDAY is a Global Day dedicated to giving back.  On this day, people around the world will come together for one common purpose ... to support the causes that are important to them.

This Holiday Season, there is a day for just about everything:  There is a day for eating, a day for watching football, a day for going out shopping, and a day for online shopping.  There is also a day for giving back to the causes that matter most to you! 

George Henley - Hall of Champions 2015

Racing champion George Henley joined other legends, such as Gar Wood and Dean Chenoweth, Chip Hanauer, Bill Muncey and Gar Wood, in the Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum Hall of Champions in ceremonies held on July 30, 2015 Bellevue's Meydenbaurer Center. 

More on George Henley...

The Video Vault is now open

The Video Vault is a private Group, on our web site, that provides Museum members access to hundreds of hours of hydroplane video footage. Some of the footage is very rare, not seen in public for decades. Here is how you can join!

Blog Posts

Marion Cooper Inducted Into Kentucky Motorsports HOF

Posted by Hydroplane Museum on November 29, 2015 at 11:30am 0 Comments


The late Marion Cooper of Louisville, Kentucky, was inducted into the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame, on October 24, 2015, in ceremonies at Owensboro, Kentucky.

Marion Cooper



How's the Sport Doing?

Posted by Phil Lampman on October 15, 2015 at 3:47pm 2 Comments

With reference to a blog posted over 3 years ago by Tim Maytn, together with several responses I wanted to bring this up again for discussion, especially since we've acquired a lot of new members.


We didn't have a lot of response to the original blog, but we…



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Giving Tuesday is December 1st!

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Video Vault Additions - 29-Nov-2015

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Video Vault Additions - 16-Nov-2015

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