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Museums in Seattle, Washington

Seattle is rich in culture and museums. From the Seattle Art Museum to the Flight Museum, there is plenty of history, art, and innovations to see.

Wing Luke Asian Museum, Seattle

Wing Luke Asian Museum, SeattleThe only pan-Asian American museum in the United States devoted to the collection, preservation and display of Asian Pacific American culture, history and art with projects inspired and created by community members. Located in the heart of Seattle's International District 407 7th Avenue South. Seattle, WA. 98104. Call 206.623.5124 for more info.

Seattle Art Museum | Seattle Asian Art Museum

Seattle Art MuseumSeattle Art Museums (SAM), downtown, is closed until spring 2007 for expansion. The Seattle Asian Art Museum will be our center of activity, hosting diverse exhibitions and programs. The Seattle Asian Art Museum, located in Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill, is one of the most exquisite landmarks and works of art in the city. Designed by renowned Seattle architect Carl Gould, the historic art deco building opened in 1933 as the original SAM. Today, it houses one of the nation’s premier Japanese, Korean and Chinese art collections. Located at 1400 East Prospect Street, Volunteer Park, Seattle, WA 98112. Call 206-654-3100 for more details.

Seattle Museum of History and Industry

Seattle Museum of History and IndustryThe Seattle Museum of History and Industry collects, preserves and presents the rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Its engaging exhibits and programs have created an appreciation for the Northwest's diverse cultural, social and economic history. Located at McCurdy Park, 2700 24th Ave East, Seattle, WA 98112. Call 206-324-1126 for more details.

Seattle Museum of Flight

Seattle Flight MuseumMuseum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world. The Museum's collection includes more than 150 historically significant air- and spacecraft, as well as the Red Barn—the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co. Sit in the cockpit of a real SR-71 Blackbird or F/A-18 Hornet. Board America's first presidential jet—Air Force One. Climb aboard the sleek Concorde. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. The Museum of Flight is open seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Located at 9404 East Marginal Way S., Seattle, WA 98108. Call 206-764-5720 for more information.

Henry Art Gallery in Seattle

Henry Art Gallery in SeattleThe museum's exhibitions bring important works of art to Seattle from throughout the world and bring into public view works of art from the Northwest. These exhibitions and their related programs invite dialogue about contemporary culture, politics, aesthetics and the traditions of visual art and design of the last two centuries. The Henry Art Gallery is located on the western edge of the University of Washington campus at 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st Street. Call 206-221-4980 for more details.

Frye Art Museum in Seattle

Through its exhibitions, collections, and programs, the Frye ArtFrye Art Museum Museum engages audiences, challenges perceptions, and encourages dialogue about representational art in all its complexities, past and present. Admission to the museum is free. Location: 704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104. Call 206-622-9250 for more details.

Seattle Children's Museum

Seattle Children's MuseumThe Children's Museum offers children and their families a fun, interactive learning experience that challenges visitors to work in teams, manipulate objects, role play, problem solve and develop eye-hand coordination with a variety of unique exhibits and programs. Location: First level of Center House at the Seattle Center near the Space Needle, Monorail and Experience Music Project. Admission: $5.00 per person (adults & children). Children under age 1 are admitted free. Hours Monday-Friday are 10 AM - 5 PM; Saturday-Sunday, 10 AM-6 PM. Call 206-441-1768 for more details.

Seattle Log House Museum

Built circa 1903, The Log House Museum is A place to discover and celebrate the history of the Duwamish Peninsula and the birthplace of Seattle. It is an authentically renovated log structure located at 3003 61st Avenue SW, one block off Alki Beach in West Seattle. Hours are Thursdays through Sundays 12 - 4 pm. Location: 3003 61st Avenue SW. Seattle, WA 98116. Call 206-938-5293 for more info.