News about the Norwester Museum Tour, John Wayne, and everything connected to them!

  • So proud of Lisa Judy our tour guide and tour shop manager. “You gotta be here!”  And check out our time capsule and hear some great stories.  Click here to view o

  • We celebrate with our great nation and also invite you to join us on Saturday at Gilkey Square at 1 PM in La Conner for our Grand Opening.  Kim Darby is showing up (from True

  • PRESS RELEASE         –        DOWNLOADABLE PDF  VERSION John Wayne Returns to the Pacific Northwest!        Join us for our Grand Opening ceremony and Ribbon Cutti

  • Actor Kim Darby is making an appearance at our Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting on July 9th.   We are so pleased of this talented artist and generous woman is making her way here


  • Worn in three films total, “Big Jake,” “The Cowboys” and “The Train Robbers,” this hat then spent years in John Wayne’s personal coll

  • The Vietnam war film was panned by the critics but still made $21 million at the box office. In the 2011 the military beret worn on screen by Wayne as Colonel Mike Kirby, sold

  • Wayne’s son Ethan said that the People Choice Award granted to The Duke in 1976 was his most treasured of all his awards because it was voted for by the fans themselves.

  •  “True Grit” eye patch  The classic 1969 Western earned Wayne his only Academy Award for Best Actor, in his acceptance speech Wayne remarked, “Wow! If I̵