Seattle Must-See Museums

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Seattle Must-See Museums Reviews

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These are the Must-See museums in Seattle Jun 28, 2008
Seattle Art Museum:

1300 First Ave.; (206) 654-3100;

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;

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;

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;

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;

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;

Dinosaurs, volcanoes, gems, masks and Pacific Rim Native American art.

Klondike Gold Rush Museum:

319 Second Ave. S.; (206) 220-4240;

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;

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;

Interactive displays highlight the Concorde, Blackbird, Air Force One plus more than 80 others.

Nordic Heritage Museum:

3014 NW 67th St.; (206) 789-5707;

The Nordic American experience in the Pacific Northwest featuring unique exhibitions from Scandinavia.
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