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Microsoft Visitor Center

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Address: 15010 NE 36th St, Building 92, Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA 98052-5317
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 19:00

The Microsoft Visitor Center is located in Building 92 at the Microsoft...

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.

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It's cool, but the shop isn't that great

I was pretty underwhelmed by the microsoft store at the visitor's center. It seems like all the merchandise is either super cheap crap or overly expensive video games. They have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to visit and appreciate every moment of our and past generations. I loved every moment and places that I visited.

Thank Higor P
Santa Ana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get technology updated, educate your children on an interactive funny way. Lots of section to learn, it will take you 3-4 hour to appreciate the center.

Thank Eduardo C
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to get the download on Microsoftstore history from the early days to the massive company they are now. Great opportunity to get hands-on experience with their software and hardware. Cool place!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Was really looking forward to visiting and letting my kids get hands on. It wasn't busy when we were there, but we still had to wait for a few exhibits. Biggest problem for me was that many of the innovations simply weren't working. Added to that was the difficult we found in playing XBox games - there was so much... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Great for seeing all the history and work done by Microsoft to reach the state we are in today. You can see things from the first OS to the latest Hololense work

Thank Guy M
Sioux Falls, SD
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My partner is a huge Microsoft fan so we went there for him. This was the number one thing he wanted to in Washington, however, it turned out to be a bit of a disappointment. You just walk around and look at their latest products. We enjoyed the things that worked like the makeup and clothes app, and the art... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had a spin through the Visitors centre and found a great showcase of new products. There is also a bit of history of Microsoft.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was pretty underwhelmed by the microsoft store at the visitor's center. It seems like all the merchandise is either super cheap crap or overly expensive video games. They have this little area where you can play with some computers and experience some of the 'cool' stuff microsoft has, but it wasn't that exciting. Honestly, the best thing about the... More 

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Sacramento, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

There is a small tech display area with brief history (pictures of founders). Some samples of Microsoft products and thats it. Drove 1 hour for basically nothing. Parking is hard to find in the mornings. A company as huge as Microsoft could and should do much better! The gift shop has some nice souvenirs but thats about it.

Thank AfshinM
Deventer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Very humble visitor center of a great company. Also a nice shop where you can buy shirts etc with Microsoft logo.

Thank NicoBNL

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