Visit BARN on Bainbridge Island

Welcome to BARN!

Don’t miss BARN during your visit to Bainbridge Island! Just a short distance from downtown Winslow, BARN is a 25,000 square feet makerspace divided among 10 artisan studios. We offer classes and events for makers of all skill levels. Classes vary from short introductory classes to multi-day workshops. No membership is required!

If you’re planning a short day trip to Bainbridge, don’t miss a free tour of BARN. Guided tours are available Wednesday or Sunday between 1 and 3 pm (excluding holidays). No need to register, just walk in and join the next tour. Your guide will take you inside all 10 studio workspaces, show you the tools and equipment, and answer your questions.

You also are welcome to visit BARN any day during open hours. Maps of the facility are available for self-guided tours, and you’ll be able to see inside the studios as you walk through the building.

BARN (Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network)
8890 Three Tree Lane NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

Beyond BARN

Visit the Farm

When you visit BARN, meet our neighbors in the Farm business complex! Try libations at Highside Distillery and Eagle Harbor Wine Co. Stop by the Jeff Oens Gallery and see work by bronze sculptor (and BARN instructor) Jeff Oens. There’s lots to do just beyond our doors!

Beautiful Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island is home to beaches, bike rides, walking trails, farms, gardens, wineries, art venues, and more. No visit is complete without seeing the renowned Bloedel Reserve and the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Explore Bainbridge’s history by visiting the Bainbridge Island Japanese Exclusion Memorial. Go to the Visit Bainbridge Island website to learn more.

Bainbridge Creative District

ArtsWA has designated Bainbridge Island as an official state Creative District. The island features a strong presence of art galleries, First Friday Art Walks, Moonlight Markets, theaters, museums, and more. BARN serves as a central hub for local artisans.

Bloedel Reserve

Traveler Tips

Right across Three Tree Lane from BARN you’ll find several artisan food and beverage makers:

Eagle Harbor Winery and Tasting Room

Unhurried, refined, and graceful wine made on beautiful Bainbridge Island. Website »

Highside Distilling

Inspired by a trip to the Highlands and Speyside regions of Scotland and the craft beverage culture of the Pacific Northwest, the idea for Highside Distilling was born. Whether it be Single Malt Whiskey, Gin, or Amaro, our products are a nod to tradition, with a unique character that captures and defines the spirit of this great region. Website »

Other Dining Options

Find many dining options in Winslow, or head up the road to Coppertop, home to That’s A Some Pizza, Fletcher Bay Winery, Bainbridge Brewing, Sweet Dahila Baking, and more.

The Eagle Harbor Inn

Intimate and unique, the Eagle Harbor Inn offers very special overnight accommodations in five one-of-a-kind hotel rooms and two custom townhomes – built around a garden-filled courtyard. BARN students receive a 10% discount. Call Eagle Harbor Inn at 206-207-6796 and mention that you’re BARN student to receive the discounted rate. Visit Website »

The Marshall Suites

A Pacific Northwest minimalist boutique hotel located on beautiful Bainbridge Island, Washington; just 1.2 miles from the ferry landing from and to Seattle. This non-smoking, cozy, 50-room hotel is ideally located less than a mile away from BARN, and BARN students receive a 15% discount. Call the Marshall Suites and mention you’re a BARN student to receive your discount. Visit Website »

Quality Inn & Suites

All the things you expect at an affordable price. With free WiFi, a business center and a work desk in each room, Quality Inn and Suites gives you the tools you need to get work done. Pets are welcome. BARN students receive a 15% discount. Call Quality Inn & Suites and mention you’re a BARN student to receive the discounted rate. Visit Website »

See more lodging options at Destination Bainbridge.

If you have some extra time in the area, here are some suggestions:

  • Bainbridge Island Museum of Art: Featuring contemporary art & craft of the Puget Sound region.
  • Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial: An outdoor exhibit commemorating the internment of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island.
  • Bainbridge Performing Arts: A high quality community performance venue. 
  • Bainbridge Arts & Crafts: Art Gallery.
  • Bloedel Reserve: A public garden of natural and designed Pacific Northwest landscapes:
  • Weekly Farmer’s Market: Saturday mornings, 10am – 2pm, April – October. Next to City Hall.

Shopping at iconic island shops such as:

Other Nearby Ideas:

Getting Here

BARN is located on Bainbridge Island, Wash., just a 35-minute ferry ride from downtown Seattle. Located 1.8 miles north of the Bainbridge ferry terminal. Free car and bicycle parking is available on site.

Kitsap Transit

Try BI Ride, a free bus shuttle service that makes regular stops at the ferry terminal and other island locations including BARN.

From the Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, there are several Kitsap Transit buses that will take you to the nearby intersections at Highway 305 and Madison Avenue, or New Brooklyn Road and Madison Avenue. BARN’s address is 8890 Three Tree Lane, a right turn off New Brooklyn Road Northeast.

WA State ferries

The Bainbridge Island ferry will take you on foot or in your car from downtown Seattle to Bainbridge Island.

Driving directions

From the ferry terminal: Follow W-305 north for 1.6 miles. Turn left onto Madison Avenue North. In .1 miles, turn right onto Northeast New Brooklyn Road. In 453 feet, turn right onto Three Tree Lane. BARN is on the right at the top of the hill.

From the north: Travel south on W-305. Turn right at the light 5.3 miles south of Agate Pass Bridge, onto Madison Avenue North. In .1 miles, turn right onto Northeast New Brooklyn Road. In 453 feet, turn right onto Three Tree Lane. BARN is on the right at the top of the hill.

From Sea-Tac

Our closest airport is Seattle/Tacoma International Airport. From the airport, you can rent a car, catch a Taxi or a rideshare service such as Uber or Lyft, or take Link Light Rail to the Seattle Ferry Terminal