All Museums near Seattle

Stimson-Green Mansion

According to the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, the Stimson-Green Mansion, built in 1901, is a superb example of architect Kirkland Cutter's "ecle…
1204 Minor Ave
First Hill

Frye Art Museum

For decades, the Frye, founded in the early 20th century by a Seattle meat-packing family, was a sleepy place full of gilt frames and orthopedic shoes. In rece…
704 Terry Ave
First Hill

Seattle Art Museum

Seattle's largest art museum was founded in the 1930s by a collector of Asian art. Today most of the Asian collection is housed at the Asian Art Museum in Volu…
1300 First Ave
Pike Pine Retail Core

Museum of Museums

A museum opening in 2020 and focusing on local contemporary art.
900 Boylston Ave
First Hill

Seattle Selfie Museum

"Seattle Selfie Museum is way different than the other fun things to do in Seattle because it’s simple, fun, and a place built for the 21st century digital nom…
92 Union St
Pike Place Market

Spooked in Seattle Museum

This museum houses some truly spooky things. From 1800s mourning attire to coffins and embalming equipment, there's no shortage of creepy artifacts. The museum…
102 Cherry St
Downtown Seattle

Holocaust Center for Humanity

The Holocaust Center for Humanity has been teaching students in the Pacific Northwest about the holocaust since 1989, and more recently opened a museum that fe…
2045 Second Ave

Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Museum

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Museum aims to educate visitors about the voyage that many took to get rich out west. This museum "offers educational pr…
319 Second Ave S
Pioneer Square

Wing Luke Museum

The Wing Luke Museum was founded to honor the late significant Asian American leader in Seattle by the same name. Wing Luke spent his life serving the city of …
719 S King St
Seattle Chinatown-International District

Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP)

While the museum's roots and inspirations lie in rock 'n' roll, it has transitioned into a venue for showcasing and documenting contemporary pop culture—and, a…
325 Fifth Ave N

Pacific Science Center

The Pacific Science Center was established in 1962 during the Seattle World's Fair. It was the first U.S. museum founded as a center for science and technology…
200 Second Ave N
305 Harrison St

Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)

The MOHAI is a must see for any Seattleite. The museum houses many stories, artifacts, and activities that help attendees connect with the region and its histo…
860 Terry Ave N
South Lake Union

Chihuly Garden and Glass

Chihuly Garden and Glass is an exhibition hall on the campus of the Seattle Center. It was established in 2012 to display studio glass work created by Dale Chi…
305 Harrison St, Seattle Center

Seattle Asian Art Museum [UNDER CONSTRUCTION]

The museum inside Volunteer Park will open in 2019.
1400 E Prospect St
Capitol Hill

Seattle Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum, in a gem of an Art Deco building that was erected in 1933 and that's located in bucolic Volunteer Park, is currently temporarily closed f…
Volunteer Park, 1400 E Prospect St
Capitol Hill
Temporarily Closed

Living Computers: Museum + Labs

The Living Computer Museum combines the history of technological advancements with human transformation to show how computers have helped to document the journ…
2245 First Ave S

Northwest African American Museum

The Northwest African American Museum was founded in 1981 by the Community Exchange, a multi-racial coalition in Washington. It is housed in the Colman School …
2300 S Massachusetts St
Central District

Henry Art Gallery

Here, though this is the oldest public art museum in the state (founded in 1927), you can expect to see new art, or at least art made since around 1960. There …
15th Ave NE and NE 41st St
Northeast Seattle

Burke Museum

The Burke Museum, in its current form, serves as the University of Washington's museum of natural history and anthropology. In its earliest form, the museum se…
University of Washington, 17th Ave NE & NE 45th St
Northeast Seattle