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 and Raceboat Museum
5917 South 196th Street
Kent, WA 98032

Phone: 206.764.9453
FAX: 206.766.9620
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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


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Memories of Gold Cup on Lake Coeur d' Alene in the '60s

Posted by Lisa Alger on October 8, 2014 at 9:06am 0 Comments

I became a race fan back in the '60s when my uncle took us to watch the Gold Cup on Lake Coeur d' Alene by boat from his cabin nearby.  I've become a race fanatic ever since.  Going to the races on Lake CDA in…



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My grandpa

Hi I just found this site my grandpa (poppop) richard nelson from fox lake I'll raced hydroplanes since the 50 s he raced 280 class in mighty mouse I have lots of his trophes he was a great grandpa…Continue

Started by Jim daus in General Oct 8.

Bill Muncey Memorial, Mission Bay Park, San Diego 12 Replies

The Bill Muncey Memorial is more like a shrine to those that knew the man. And well deserved. His impact on Local and International levels of Hydroplane Racing is legendary. The Memorial is in needy…Continue

Started by Gerry K. in Restorations. Last reply by Gerry K. Aug 12.

Thriftway Too Restoration... 3 Replies

Several years ago someone was building a replica of the Thriftway Too...  What ever happened to this project?Continue

Started by Ted Laurila in Restorations. Last reply by Randy Mueller Aug 11.

Slo-mo IV picture 22 Replies

I have a question for all of you Slo-mo-shun fans.  I am currently working at the Detroit Historical Museum entering photographs of hydroplanes to their collections database which will eventually be…Continue

Started by Tim Matyn in General. Last reply by Randall E. Roe Jul 14.

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