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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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Small but perfectly formed

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... read more

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

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 NEW

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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Mount Vernon, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This outdoor Bonsai exhibit has rotating classic trees from many artists around the world. The setting is lovely and quiet and the collection is superb and not many can compare. Good stop- and it's free- even with polite children.

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Stop by and take a walk and see some great North West Beauty! It is right next to the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden so you can get two great adventures in one visit!

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This museum is in the middle of the Weyerhaueser forest of towering evergreens, located in Federal Way, about 15 minutes south of Seattle Tacoma International Airport along I-5.. The exhibition area consists of a series of open air walls which enclose large pedestals that display approximately 60 Miniature Bonsai specimens from around the world. The grounds and plantings are pristine... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We have been twice now. Once for a candlelight walk at Christmas and once in the fall. Both times were beautiful but I loved the fall best when we could see the leaves changing colors. We plan for go again in the spring when the flowers are blooming.

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Additional Information about Pacific Bonsai Museum

Address: Address: 2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone Number: +1 253-353-7345
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Federal Way
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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