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Pacific Bonsai Museum

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Address: 2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone Number: +1 253-353-7345
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of...
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.
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You almost need a Tux to visit this lovely garden

this Weyerhaeuser garden is outstanding. It's elegant design for the bonsai is stupendous. You get the best of the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Tacoma, Washington
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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

this Weyerhaeuser garden is outstanding. It's elegant design for the bonsai is stupendous. You get the best of the best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The bonsai museum is interesting to those who love bonsai. The trees are beautiful. It is very small so don't expect to spend a lot of time there. The signs explaining the trees are great, it is amazing to see how old some of them are. My comment on the staff pertains to one white haired, old guy who was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Weyerhaeuser property designed to make you think they love trees. Bonsais are amazingly detailed, Rhodys are a Spring only value.

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Eugene, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Hot day in July so didn't get to take as much time as we would have liked too. Very well done in beautiful location.

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East Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Having been to the Pacific Bonsai Museum numerous times over the years the one thing you realise is that it is hard to see much change in the exhibits, as growing is a very long term project. It is nevertheless well worth a visit if you have never been and if you have, a return once in a while. Those... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Amazing!! the beauty of these Bonsai, the love it takes to create and maintain them is beyond imagination. We have been many times and look forward to going again soon.

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Des Moines, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I have visited several Bonsai gardens and exhibits and this museum may be the best. Amazing specimens from around the world, meticulously maintained, tastefully displayed for your enjoyment. Wether you are a Bonsai fan or new to the art form, you will enjoy this museum. A bit out of the way, but easy to find, it is well worth the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a really neat collection. The grounds are well-kept and there is a nice variety of specimens. It's very peaceful to walk through the exhibits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We went there on a Sunday afternoon. It's nice that it's free. It has lots of very cool bonsai trees. However one of the staff gave us a hard time because our 2 year was dragging their feet through the gravel. Apparently this staff person had to rake the gravel everyday and my 2 year old was making it much... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This open air display of the art of bonsai set amid the spectacular corporate campus of Weyerhaeuser, rivals any bonsai I have seen in Asia. This is a feminist to be missed. And it is free courtesy of the Weyerhaeuser Corp. Thanks guys!

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