Seattle Must-See Museums
Seattle Must-See Museums Reviews
These are the Must-See museums in Seattle Jun 28, 2008
Seattle Art Museum:
1300 First Ave.; (206) 654-3100; seattleartmuseum.org
A recent renovation has added 118,000 square feet of gallery space. It boasts the greatest concentration of Asian, African and Modern art.
Olympic Sculpture Park:
2901 Western Ave.; (206) 654-3100; seattleartmuseum.org
Open during daylight hours, this green space gallery is like no other. Admission is free!
Seattle Asian Art Museum:
1400 E. Prospect St.; (206) 654-3100; seattleartmuseum.org
Neslted in Olmstead-designed Volunteer Park overlooking the city, this historic art-deco building houses a nationally-renowned collection of Asian art.
Frye Art Museum:
704 Terry Ave.; (206) 622-9250; fryemuseum.org
Specializing in respresentional art, this neighborhood museum is perfect for an intimate afternoon complete with a light lunch. Admission is free!
Henry Art Gallery:
University of Washington; (206) 543-2280; henryart.org
Featuring some of the most avant-garde exhibits in Seattle, this museum focuses on contemporary art intended to engage its audience in discussion.
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture:
University of Washington; (206) 543-7907; www.burkemuseum.org
Dinosaurs, volcanoes, gems, masks and Pacific Rim Native American art.
Klondike Gold Rush Museum:
319 Second Ave. S.; (206) 220-4240; nps.gov/klse
Preserving the role of Seattle in the 1897-1898 Yukon, Alaska gold rush.
Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI):
2700 24th Ave. E.; (206) 324-1126; seattlehistory.org
A look at the history of Seattle and the world with fun exhibits for all ages.
The Museum of Flight:
9404 East Marginal Way S.;(206) 764-54720; museumofflight.org
Interactive displays highlight the Concorde, Blackbird, Air Force One plus more than 80 others.
Nordic Heritage Museum:
3014 NW 67th St.; (206) 789-5707; nordicmuseum.org
The Nordic American experience in the Pacific Northwest featuring unique exhibitions from Scandinavia.
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