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Museum of History & Industry

860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4330
+1 206-324-1126
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Yes! Great museum!

This museum's management must have seen that Seinfeld episode where Elaine gets mad at her... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bob S
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San Francisco, California
Excellent exhibition - very kid friendly too

We visited here midweek. Entry is $17 each (with various concessions). The exhibits are eclectic... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BigMerk
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4330
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+1 206-324-1126
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum's management must have seen that Seinfeld episode where Elaine gets mad at her boyfriend when he leaves her a note that her friend had a baby and fails to include an exclamation point. ("The first couple in the history of the world to...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here midweek. Entry is $17 each (with various concessions). The exhibits are eclectic and spread over 4 floors, but the main history part is on the second floor. It’s a really good walk thru time providing a great history of Seattle. The views...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

At first, I thought this was going to be a quick stop, but I was here for almost 2 hours. Seattle is a city of such dramatic highs and lows in its history and you can follow along in its story by visiting every nook...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This is a well-designed and well-curated Museum of Seattle History. It is housed in. spacious repurposed historic building. Their is a large central hall. The second floor has a progressive history section from colonization to present day. Plan on spending several hours. Free parking on...More

Thank Marshall D
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

This place just bored the crap out of me as a kid...and still does. Uninteresting bits of machine and unnoteworthy biographies...I'd rather take a nap. Three stars because the new building and location are more fun.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

This is a nice newer museum right near Lake Union. You can get there from the streetcar. It is an eclectic mix of exhibits about the area. Thd Seattle Fire presentation is especially humorous and educational. They also have an exhibit to the old Supersonics....More

Thank Reed S
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

it has been a little while since we visited. Place has enough rotating exhibits to stay interesting for repeat visits. there is so much to see here you will either stay way longer than expected or want to visit again. Even younger children will find...More

Thank Soggyinsnoqualmie
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This has permanent exhibits and a gallery for traveling exhibits. There is an exhibit on Innovation in science and industry which would be inspirational for older kids. We like local history and the Al Smith photo exhibit on the Central District is part of a...More

Thank Renee002
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you want to know why Seattle is such a unique place, you will understand after some hours at MOHAI. A BEAUTIFULLY remodeled armory is a great way to spend part of a day. Maybe save it for a rainy day. The Center for Wooden...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We visited this place about an hour before it closed but Ideally I would have liked to spend a bit longer here. I still managed to see most of the exhibits which were diverse and interesting. One of the staff recommended starting with the short...More

2  Thank Emma D
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MNSandSeeker
24 February 2016|
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Response from Chris R | Property representative |
Hi there, There are multiple, easy parking options around the museum. You can park at the ACG lot (west of the museum) for $5 with validation, which can be obtained at MOHAI's admission desk. There are also multiple city... More
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