Famous Museums in Seattle

Seattle offers an interesting combination of famous as well as lesser-known museums for history buffs. You can visit some of the best museums in Seattle to understand local history better. Some places may give you a glimpse of the past whereas some may introduce you to different aspects of the city including its art or heritage. Check this detailed list of famous museums in Seattle that mentions everything from opening-closing timings, ticket prices, and address.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Seattle:

  1. #1 of 20 Museums in Seattle
    - Used in 5499 itineraries
    EMP Museum ( Museum Of Pop Culture )

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Emp Museum Seattle also called as Museum of Pop Culture or MoPOP. If you want to explore the world of contemporary pop culture, then emp museum in Seattle which will suit your taste. EMP Sea...Read more

  2. #2 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Museum Of History And Industry

    Tags: Architecture , Natural History Museum

    Address: 860 Terry Avenue N Seattle, WA 98109, USA

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated within a beautiful and architecturally elegant building, the Museum of History and Industry is a major tourist attraction. However, even the residenst of Seattle like to visit it again and ag...Read more

  3. #3 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Wing Luke Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum

    Address: 719 S King St, Seattle, WA 98104, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Seattle is a center of diverse culture but it has made extensive effort to maintain it with the help of the Wing Luke Museum. Established under the name of Seattle's first Asian American to hold offic...Read more

  4. #4 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Seattle Metropolitan Police Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 317 3rd Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

    By their own claim, this is the largest police museum in western USA. The museum explores the founding, history and legacy of the Seattle Police Department. It also explores the department's cultural ...Read more

  5. #5 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Centre For Wooden Boats

    Tags: Museum, Boating, Specialty Museum

    Address: 1010 Valley St, Seattle, WA 98109, United States

    Timings: 12:30 pm - 08:00 pm Details

    The Centre for Wooden Boats is a hands on and interactive museum where one can pick from an array of activities, from building boats, attending workshops on boats, rowing down the river, caulking a se...Read more

  6. #6 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Seattle Asian Art Museum

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Volunteer Park, 1400 E Prospect St, Seattle, WA 98112

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Part of the Seattle Art Museum, this branch focuses exclusively on ethnological art out of china, Japan, India, Korea, Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, the Philippines, and Vietnam. But before that, tak...Read more

  7. #7 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Seattle Art Museum

    Tags: Art Museum

    Address: 1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Seattle Art Museum has three branches. This is the main museum. The other two are the Seattle Asian Art Museum and the Olympic Sculpture Park. This 29000 square metre exhibition space has over 250...Read more

  8. #8 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Nordic Heritage Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 3014 NW 67th St, Seattle, WA 98117

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Even in Europe, you'd be hard pressed to find a museum that celebrates and explores the legacies of all five Nordic Countries - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. But the museum does more t...Read more

  9. #9 of 20 Museums in Seattle
    Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

    Tags: History Museum, National Park

    Address: 319 Second Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Arguably the smallest National Park in the USA, the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is situated within an ancient, well preserved, critically important (back in that era) building. It is e...Read more

  10. #10 of 20 Museums in Seattle
    Burke Museum Of Natural History And Culture

    Tags: Specialty Museum, Natural History Museum

    Address: 4331 Memorial Way Northeast, Seattle, WA 98195, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Founded in 1885, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture is the oldest public museum in Washington and was designated the State Museum in 1899. On display are Dinosaur fossils, Native American...Read more

  11. #11 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    The Unity Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: 4341 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

    Timings: 11:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The Baha'i faith is really low key. It doesn't stand out. That makes this museum quite rare and unusual. In it, the museum's exhibits explore key moments in Seattle history and canon, and draw similar...Read more

  12. #12 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Museum Of Communications

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: 7000 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    This museum is underrated. It's exhibition of vintage telecommunications systems is very engaging. Most of the artefacts in this museum could still work. Exhibits have been set up to reflect how actua...Read more

  13. #13 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Seattle Pinball Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: 508 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, Washington 98104

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm Details

    All things Pinball! Yes, you read it right! There is an entire museum dedicated to the humble game of Pinball in Seattle. More of a gaming arcade than a museum, you will find 1963 Swing Along, 1968 Fu...Read more

  14. #14 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    Experience Music Project

    Tags: Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: 325 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA

    Formerly known as the Museum of Pop Culture or popularly known as MoPOP with its roots in Rock ‘n Roll, Experience Music Project is a contemporary museum boasting of popular culture. Through the...Read more

  15. #15 of 20 Museums in Seattle
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    The Museum Of Flight

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: 9404 East Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108, United States

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    All of us have at least once, as a child wanted the ability to fly. With technology and time man has created airplanes and the Museum of Flight is the place where one gets a chance to revel in the fas...Read more