4.0Museum of Pop Culture(7.183 reviews) - Enjoyable few hours for me, but the appeal depends upon your interests Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Speciality Museums
Visit a museum like no other on earth.MoPOP, located next to Seattle’s historic Space Needle, houses some of the world’s most legendary pop culture artifacts. Test your DJ skills in Sound Lab, and get the scoop on the world’s most mesmerizing producers of pop culture. Hands-on experiences, iconic artifacts, and award-winning exhibitions featuring luminaries in the fields of music, literature, television, and film make MoPOP a destination unlike any other.See more..
4.5The Museum of Flight(6.787 reviews)from $26.00 - Best attraction in Seattle Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Speciality Museums
Walk the aisle of JFK's Air Force One and climb aboard the Concorde at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. Built around Boeing’s original factory, it is the world’s largest air and space museum. Here, you can learn everything about the history of aviation, from the Wright Brothers and the exploration of Mars, to revolutionary aircrafts and spy planes. You’ll get to barrel-roll a Mustang, land on the moon, soar over Puget Sound in a simulator, and even sit at the controls of the fastest jet on Earth. Certain days of the month have free entry, so check before you go. – TripadvisorSee more..
4.5Museum of Glass(1.304 reviews) - Live Drama! Thursday: Speciality Museums • Art Museums
An international center for contemporary art with a sustained focus on glass.See more..
4.5LeMay - America's Car Museum(1.062 reviews) - Reclaimed Rust is why I went but the building held my interest all day! Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Speciality Museums
LeMay - America's Car Museum (ACM), named one of USA Today's 10 Best Museums in Seattle and KING 5's 2014 & 2015 Best Museum in Western Washington, is an international destination where families and enthusiasts gather to celebrate America's love affair with the automobile and how it shaped our society. The stunning, four-level, 165,000-sq.-ft. Tacoma, Wash., facility features 12 rotating exhibits, five annual Signature Events and serves as an educational center, hosting students of all ages.See more..
4.5Museum of History & Industry(864 reviews) - Summer in Seattle is grate Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 2-3 hours Speciality Museums • History Museums
The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation.See more..
4.5The Whale Museum(773 reviews) - Entertaining and Educational Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Speciality Museums
Thank you for your interest in learning about The Whale Museum. The Whale Museum is completely reopened! We are open 10:00 am - 4:00 pm every day. Thank you for your support. https://whalemuseum.org/See more..
At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center you can explore interactive exhibits and powerful stories highlighting how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its partners are working to improve the quality of life for billions of people around the globe. Discover innovations and bold ideas to solve pressing challenges facing our most vulnerable communities locally and globally. Find out how ordinary people are changing the world—and get inspired to take action. Free and next to Seattle Center.See more..
Dropped in today so my wife could pick up her charm bracelet. There are like 40 some places to visit in Long Beach where you can buy charms for $2 to add to your bracelet. Once you have like 30 the visitor center will give you a prize. She already has 4 charms...this is going to be an interesting week as we find the other spots to visit.See more..
The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art inspires curiosity, wonder and understanding by connecting people with the contemporary art and craft of the Puget Sound region. Open daily 10am-5pm. General admission is FREE thanks to sponsors, members, and donors like you.See more..
4.5USS Turner Joy Museum Ship(284 reviews) - Self Guided Tour and Very Interesting Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Speciality Museums
We visited early in the morning on a weekday and we were the only people on the ship touring. You can spend at about 1 to 2 hours here. It is a self-guided tour. The ship is very interesting. If you don’t like going up and down step steps then you will miss out on some of the unique features of the ship. Definitely tour this ship while in Bremerton which is just a ferry ride from Seattle.See more..
The Microsoft Visitor Center is located in Building 92 at the Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, WA. Inside the Microsoft Visitor Center you will see how Microsoft is Empowering People and Organizations around the world. Be able to get hands on with Microsoft's latest consumer technologies. As well as see a bit into the future, with cloud computing and other interactive displays. Photo I.D or Passport, may be required to obtain a Visitor Badge to enter the Microsoft Visitor Center. Parking is available on the surface lot in front of Building 92 in marked Visitor parking spots, with overflow parking next door at Garage 99 on 150th Ave (opposite side of Building 92 from the surface parking lot). This is the only area of the campus open for the public. Our hours change frequently, please contact us for the current weeks hours.See more..
SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention offers an exciting and educational experience for audiences of all ages. Compelling, interactive exhibits spanning four centuries of scientific achievement and cultural heritage are featured in a world-class collection of unique objects including the giant "MegaZapper" Tesla Coil which produces massive lightning bolts! SPARK Museum displays the inventions and innovations that changed the course of human history. Come check it out!See more..
What a treasure! We are so fortunate to have this museum in our community!!!The staff and volunteers care so much about helping you feel part of their great work by educating you, and providing a very unique experience. The collection is one of a kind, and you need to go several times to take in all the details. The knowledge of automobile history shared during the tours is exceptional. The access to unique automotive treasures, and a better understanding of their back story is fun. Larry and Tim did a great job of taking the time to explain just the right amount of the story to engage you and keep your interest peeked. I had 2 fabulous tours, both of the cars on site, as well as the adjoining facility tour. The grounds surrounding the museum are very special too so well maintained, lush, green and magnificent. This a treasure our community is lucky to have and get to visit.See more..
5.0Pacific Bonsai Museum(176 reviews) - A World Class Museum Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Speciality Museums
Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of bonsai. We feature world-class bonsai from the Pacific Rim nations of Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United States. Free and open to the public six days a week, this cultural gem offers contemporary and traditional bonsai exhibits, group tours, education and special events.See more..
4.5The REACH Museum(168 reviews) - What a surprise! Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Spent 1-2 hours Speciality Museums • History Museums
Wonderful museum located on the Columbia River. The history itself is worth the trip, but the exhibits include something for everyone. There is a nice walking trail around the park with sculptures. There was live music outdoors the day we visited. See more..
The largest and oldest continuously operating railway museum in Washington State welcomes over 88,000 visitors yearly to its historic depot and 7 ½ acre developing Railway History Center. The museum’s collection of railway artifacts and equipment is one of the most significant in the United States and includes over 70 examples of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, and specialized railway equipment. Antique train excursions operate on weekends, April - October.See more..
5.0Historic Flight Foundation(127 reviews) - What a treat!!! Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Military Museums • Speciality Museums • History Museums
Historic Flight Foundation offers a collection of the most important aircraft produced between 1927 and 1957 - all restored and airborne again.Our mission goes beyond serving as trustees of an era. We want you to experience the roar of our F8F “Wampus Cat” taking off. Watch engineers at work restoring the aircraft to flying condition. Share the rush of viewing international treasures from all angles. Experience history in motion.See more..
Long Beach's winds make it a mecca for kite enthusiasts.See more..
4.5Forks Timber Museum(124 reviews) - Great History on the logging industry of Washington and more Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Speciality Museums
Early pioneer history museum with a look into the past, preserved for the future - displayed through an inviting collection of rooms depicting the life and times of early settlers on the West End of the Olympic Peninsula - featuring farming, homesteads, early businesses in Forks, logging, native influence and shipwrecks, Fire equipment and a Lookout Tower - with many photographic displays and narrative.See more..
Great way to spend a rainy day. Wonderful exhibits and full of interesting information. Also a perfect view of the light house without having to make the long, uneven hike. See more..
4.5Feiro Marine Life Center(120 reviews) - Great for young kids Thursday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Spent < 1 hour Speciality Museums • Aquariums • Educational sites
The Feiro Marine Life Center is a non-profit organization that runs a Public Aquarium on the Port Angeles City Pier and provides educational programs in the community. All of our seawater comes directly from the Port Angeles harbor. We are considered an "open flow" system. Our animals receive a nutritionally diverse diet appropriate for their species, as well as enrichment opportunities in accordance with professional standards as our facility will allow. We have four full-time staff members and more than 40 volunteers who care for animals and provide learning experiences. For the winter season, our exhibits are open to the public from 12pm-4pm, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. $6.00 Adults $5.00 Seniors $4.00 Youth ages 3-17 Youth Under 3 are free. Members are always admitted free with your membership card Masks On! Hour is Saturdays from 11am-12pm. Masks are required during this hour.See more..
It's always interesting to me to go to local area history museums, this one was worth the time. Great depiction of time and experiences from the past. Fresnel lens, coast guard rescue boat, crew quarters and whale skeleton exhibits were highlights. See more..
4.0Longmire Museum(109 reviews) - Great museum for the size Ranger on duty was very friendly and helpful Speciality Museums • History Museums
This local history museum also provides information on the hiking trails in the region.See more..
The Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum (formerly the La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum) in the historic Gaches Mansion, located in the beautiful waterfront town of La Conner, features exhibits of quilts and fiber arts throughout the year. With a new exhibit opening on one of the three floors each month, exhibits range from traditional quilts from around the globe to contemporary fiber art. The mission of the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum is to present exhibitions and educational programs in all fiber arts that enrich and inspire, honor cultural traditions, and celebrate the creative spirit.See more..
5.0Schack Art Center(88 reviews) - A great place to visit Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Spent 1-2 hours Speciality Museums
This is a good place to go with family. They have exhibitions,but they also have participatory glass blowing as well. See more..
4.5Campbell House(81 reviews) - Stepping back 100+ years Thursday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Speciality Museums
The Campbell House was designed by local architect, Kirtland Cuter. Learn about the Campbell household and the changes in business, community life, and technology that faced this family, its servants, and its community, circa 1910. The journey starts in the Campbell House Activity Center located in the Carriage House. To visit Campbell House, please register first at the Northwest Museum admissions located here on campus. Tours are Tuesday-Friday and Sundays at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, and 3 pm and are included in your admission price. Saturdays tend to be open house. Please feel free call ahead if you have any questions.See more..
4.5Bremerton Bug Museum(77 reviews) - Free and interesting! Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums
Great place for kids and adults! The gift shop is very reasonable. I learned quite a bit when I went! There are some reptiles also. There is no admission charge. Small but clean and neat. Some cute props to take photos with. My daughter is 5 and she enjoyed it!See more..
I liked this museum because: 1) it was free 2) it wasn't so big that it took up a lot of time 3) it was big enough to get a look at some good old airplanes 4) it was educational 5) it has a couple of hands on entertaining fun type activities for the young and old 6) it was fun to photograph 7) it was very clean and well kept and there were nice workers who were helpful 8) it wasn't crowded See more..
4.5Mindport Exhibits(71 reviews) - Creativity And Awaken The Senses! Thursday: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Speciality Museums
Mindport opened in downtown Bellingham in 1995 as an experimental space where intersections of art and science could be explored. Today, it continues to be a unique environment that fosters observation, learning and play. Our interactive pieces are designed and hand built by our staff. These one-of-a kind exhibits offer opportunities for discovery and education to visitors from our community and beyond. Fine Art installations rotate through our public window and our indoor galleries. Be sure to visit often to see newly curated collections by regional artists. Our mission is to delight and inspire. We look forward to your visit!See more..
Ride the historic Railroad on a 9 mile scenic journey through the Chehalis River Valley. Vintage 1920's coaches carry passengers on a pleasant and relaxing 1-2 hour excursion where they enjoy the sights and sounds of railroading as it used to be. Regular season rides are available weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day each summer. Saturdays June - September Dinner Train Rides take an additional trip at 5:00pm. The last Saturday of each month is a Murder Mystery Dinner Train Ride. Special events celebrate the holidays such as Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day and Father's Day. Pumpkin Trains and the Polar Express and Santa Steam Trains complete a year-long itinerary of train excursions. Cab Rides and group charters for birthday, reunions, and company parties are available upon request.See more..
We stayed at Pearrygin Lake when we noticed, that in this area is a Smokejumper Base. So one day we stopped by and asked if it might or might not be too busy for getting a tour. We got invited and were shown around their facilities and explained to us daily business and their work during fires. It was sooooo intersting and one can learn a lot about Smokejumpers. We also were allowed to board their airplane. It was a very nice tour, everyone was inviting and friendly. We highly recommend this "attraction". Thanks a lot for your time!!! And stay safe!See more..
We are a non-profit museum with a collection of 60 beautifully restored and conserved horse-drawn vehicles and artifacts from the 19th century. We are proud to be keeping history alive! Come stroll among luxury carriages or check out the StageCoach and imagine travel in the late 1890's. There is an interactive back room that is fun for kids of all ages. Our gift shop has unique items including jewelry, books, toys and more. We invite you to come get carried away!See more..
4.5Port Townsend Aero Museum(63 reviews) - Great Surprise in Port Townsend area Thursday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Speciality Museums
The Port Townsend Aero Museum located outside of Port Townsend is a labor of love by a retired United Airlines pilot. It was built from the ground up, and is an outstanding small air museum. the aircraft restorations are first rate, and the museum has an extensive educational component that works with at-risk kids. I was very pleasantly surprised at the quality, variety and extent of the collection and the facility. Great stop in the PT area, expecially with kids.See more..
4.5Suquamish Museum(61 reviews) - A top-notch indigenous museum Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums
Museum featuring the history of the Native American tribes in the Pacific Northwest.See more..
Very interesting review of local history and culture. Thoughtful displays -- ie. you could see how basket design/size changed over time as contact with other groups brought in new ideas and new markets. Both adults and kids could find things of interest.See more..
Housed in the historic 1889 Cadwell Building, the Kittitas County Historical Museum features many exhibits for the public to enjoy, spanning the history of Kittitas County from the distant past to the modern day. Exhibit highlights include Native American beadwork and basketry; local pioneers and families; county-wide businesses; military service; farming; mining and logging; geological specimens; and much more. Organization founded in September 1961, and first museum opened May 1962. Moved to the Cadwell Building in 1974 and opened that location in June 1975.See more..
4.5Museum of the North Beach(47 reviews) - Incredible collection and marvelous display Thursday: Spent < 1 hour Speciality Museums
We are a small but very popular museum focusing on the history of the North Beach coast of Grays Harbor County. We have displays on the Northern Pacific Railway, logging, Quinault Indian Nation and displays on all North Beach locations: Taholah, Moclips, Pacific Beach, Copalis Beach, Ocean City, Ocean Shores, Aloha, Carlisle, Copalis Crossing and Newton. The massive Moclips Beach Hotel with 325 rooms (the biggest hotel on the entire west coast) was destroyed by three storms in the early 1910's. The John Wayne movie, "McQ" was filmed at Moclips and Pacific Beach in 1973. Singer Pat Boone hosted the annual golf classic in Ocean Shores from 1966 to 1969. Our museum has been officially acknowledged as being haunted; not once but twice. We are, "The Little Museum that Could".See more..
The staff was very nice and explained all the restoration going on in the facility, got to be right next to the planes. Seen many different types being built. Great for anyone who is a mechanic that loves planes.See more..
This museum focuses on the history of Washington's Wenatchee Valley area.See more..
4.0Whatcom Museum(45 reviews) - Photo archives in a great museum Thursday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums
Located in downtown Bellingham, WA, the Whatcom Museum features rotating exhibitions of fine art and Northwest history, educational programs, the Family Interactive Gallery, and extensive photo archives.See more..
A fabulous step back in the history of the settlement of LaConner and area. Excellent exhibits! Wonderful view of the valley from their deck. Give yourselves plenty of time to view and read about the different immigrants who settled this area. You can take pictures but not of the native Indian baskets and tools.See more..
When visiting Coupeville recently with my daughter and teenage grandchildren , we wandered into this museum. It’s located on the waterfront with million dollar views. It was staffed by an older gentleman who was very knowledgeable and accommodating, undoubtedly a volunteer who loves his job! Pamphlets about the area were available. We didn’t spend a lot of time as there was construction going on on the roof, pretty noisy. However, this museum looks so well put together we will return later this year and have a proper look. Thank you, all who volunteer to make this a fascinating and inviting place!See more..
4.0Olympic Flight Museum(43 reviews) - An excellent place to visit aviation heritage! Thursday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums
My kids and I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. There were planes and helicopters for the kids to get in and sit in the pilots seat. They have a flying P-51 Mustang which is kick --!!! And only $5 to get in. This was a great stop.See more..
4.5The Rothschild House(39 reviews) - Beautifuly preserved Civil war era home Thursday: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spent < 1 hour Speciality Museums
Step through the kitchen door of the Rothschild House and step back to the 1800's. Located at the corner of Jefferson and Taylor Streets in uptown Port Townsend, the Rothschild House has been left as the family remembered it from its early years. As such, it is a surprisingly accurate reflection of our culture 100 years ago. The children's room looks like the children have just stepped out for a few minutes. The parlor waits for visiting callers. Outside, the roses of earlier generations still bloom; the herbs still rise in the springtime. Jefferson County Historical Society offers walking tours of Port Townsend's historic uptown. This tour, covering the "Moral High Ground," the genteel district up on the bluff in this once-notorious seaport, starts from the Rothschild House every Sunday at 2 pm, June through September. Please call ahead to ensure your reservation. The Rothschild House is managed by Jefferson County Historical Society. The JCHS staffs the house, while Washington State Parks provides maintenance and oversight.See more..
4.5Water Resources Education Center(36 reviews) - You Can't Beat This Location for a Free Educational Family Activity Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Speciality Museums • Gardens
First of all: FREE. For family travelers looking for inexpensive activities, this is a must. There are many exhibits (focus is on keeping waterways and watersheds clean and healthy) for older kids plus a great small play area targeted for kids under three that is safe and clean. The location is very clean and there are nearby trails and city parks right on the river. There is a fabulous fountain that kids love to watch.See more..
The Langley Whale Center is a project of the nonprofit organization Orca Network, based on Whidbey Island, WA. The Whale Center offers exhibits about the whales and marine mammals of the Salish Sea, including skeletal exhibits and specimens collected and prepared by our Central Puget Sound Marine Mammal Stranding Network, videos about the marine life in the Salish Sea, and activities for young and old. Volunteer docents are on hand to answer questions about our exhibits. Continue your learning at home by visiting our gift shop, which carries books, CDs, DVDs, field guides, and whale themed gifts to commemorate your visit to the Whale Center, or to buy as gifts for others. Gift shop sales and donations support the Langley Whale Center and affiliated educational programs. The Langley Whale Center is open Thursdays through Sundays, 11 am - 5 pm, with additional special holiday openings throughout the year.See more..