Take a Tour

You’re invited to take a free guided tour of BARN any 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

WSDOT ferry entering Eagle Harbor

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, BARN is accessible by foot, bus, bicycle, or car. Free parking is available on site.

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.

Kitsap Transit

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

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.

Beyond BARN

Beautiful Bainbridge Island

Visitors come to Bainbridge for its beaches, bike rides, walking trails, farms, gardens, wineries, art venues, and more. Home to the renowned Bloedel Reserve, the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, and the Bainbridge Island Japanese Exclusion Memorial, there is much to see and do.

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

Helpful Information

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 »

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. 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 10% 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 10% discount. VisitWebsite »

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. biartmuseum.org
  • Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial: An outdoor exhibit commemorating the internment of Japanese Americans from Bainbridge Island. bijac.org
  • Bainbridge Performing Arts: A high quality community performance venue. www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org 
  • Bainbridge Arts & Crafts: Art Gallery. bacart.org
  • Bloedel Reserve: A public garden of natural and designed Pacific Northwest landscapes: bloedelreserve.org
  • Weekly Farmer’s Market: Saturday mornings, 10am – 2pm, April – October. Next to City Hall. bainbridgeislandfarmersmarket.com

Shopping at iconic island shops such as:

Other Nearby Ideas:

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 the light rail to the Seattle Ferry Terminal. 

Taxis or rideshares leave from the parking garage. Follow the signs to Ground Transportation. The ride to the Seattle Ferry Terminal takes about 30 minutes and costs $35 – $50. 

For the light rail train to Seattle, follow the signs to the Link Light Rail which departs from the far side of the parking garage. Trains run from 5 am to midnight, and depart approximately every 6-15 minutes, depending on the day. The cost of a ticket (purchased in the station before you get on the train) is about $3. The trip is about 45 minutes, and you will get off at the Pioneer Square Station. 

You’ll walk 4 blocks north to Marion Street and turn left to walk several blocks down the hill to the Seattle Ferry Terminal. For more information, see the Light Link Rail website.