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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

1413 NE 45th St
Seattle, WA 98105   Directions

(206) 543-7907

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Take a trip through time at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, the Pacific Northwest´s only major natural history museum. The oldest museum in the state, this museum features over 12 million artifacts and attractions in its permanent collection, as well as a host of continuously changing temporary exhibits.

Frye Art Museum
Frye Art Museum

704 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104   Directions

(206) 622-9250

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Enjoy conservative artworks from the nineteenth century at the Frye Art Museum. This art museum contains a permanent collection of over 230 paintings and sculptures by artists such as Franz von Lenbach, Tim Lowly, Franz Stuck and others. In addition to the displayed art, the museum also contains a sizeable library.

Museum of History & Industry
Museum of History & Industry

800 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98109   Directions

(206) 324-1126

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Learn more about the city of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the country at the Museum of History & Industry. Founded almost 100 years ago, the MOHAI is funded by the Seattle Historical Society. Learn about what life was like in the Seattle area during different time periods, from native settlement and early European exploration to the Klondike Gold Rush to WWII and more!

Museum of Pop Culture
Museum of Pop Culture

325 5th Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109   Directions

(206) 770-2700

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Pacific Science Center
Pacific Science Center

200 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98109   Directions

(206) 443-2001

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Learn about science, math and technology at the Pacific Science Center. This eight-building complex features several hands-on, permanent exhibits and attractions about ecology, environmental stewardship and nature awareness, as well as many traveling exhibitions. Check out the Laser Dome, the two IMAX theaters, a tropical butterfly house and a planetarium.

Pioneer Square District
Pioneer Square District

Seattle, WA

(206) 667-0687

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Visit the birthplace of modern Seattle at the Pioneer Square District. This area served as the city´s first neighborhood and urban center, and is currently protected as a historical district with several preserved buildings and homes from the Victorian era and earlier. Visit some of the local shops and art galleries as well, when you are in the area.

Seattle Art Museum (SAM)
Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

1300 1st Ave
Seattle, WA 98101   Directions

(206) 654-3100

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Take in the artistic culture of Seattle at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM). This extensive art museum consists of three facilities: the main museum downtown, the Seattle Asian Art Museum on Capitol Hill and the Olympic Sculpture Park on the waterfront. Check out the nearly 25,000 art pieces in its permanent collection.

Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

719 S King St
Seattle, WA 98104   Directions

(206) 623-5124

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When you enter the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, the only pan-Asian Pacific American community-based museum in America, you will be introduced to a number of issues affecting the culture, art and history of Asian Pacific Americans. While the majority of the museum focuses on Asian folk art, a growing section is dedicated to Asian American pioneers and visionaries.

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