The Syre Education Center houses the Photo Archives, the Edson-Edson-Booth bird collection, and educational programs.

THE SYRE EDUCATION CENTER was built in 1926 as the City of Bellingham’s fire hall, and is adjacent to the 1892 Old City Hall Building. The Whatcom Museum’s widely recognized Photo Archives are located on the second floor of the Syre Education Center, and are open to the public for research Wednesday through Friday 1 – 5 PM.