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World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

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Address: 303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA 98631
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Description: Long Beach's winds make it a mecca for kite enthusiasts.

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Fantastic story of Kites

This is well worth the stop. If you have ever flown a kite, you will like this Museum. We spent a couple hours with our grandchildren. They were not bored and seemed to enjoy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 29, 2014
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Milwaukie, Oregon
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Milwaukie, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is well worth the stop. If you have ever flown a kite, you will like this Museum. We spent a couple hours with our grandchildren. They were not bored and seemed to enjoy it as well. They can even make a kite. There is so much that kites have been used for that we did not previously know. Great... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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85 reviews 85 reviews
21 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

A fascinating museum with colorful kites from all around the world including a display about WWII kites. Worth the admission fee.

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Taylorsville, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We toured the Kite Museum on a rainy day in July. It was not busy so we took our time reading facts, watching videos and looking at all the kites on display. Learned a lot of interesting facts about kites. Enjoyable...well worth it.

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This museum is great for kids and adults. It has some activities that let the kids take away a small kite and they also get some touch and feel opportunities. Adults get a little history and cultural lesson learning about the meaning and use of kites in different cultures. I especially enjoyed seeing the incredible art of kite making, especially... More 

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Bonney Lake, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

If you like either kites or history, this is a "must do" when you are in Long Beach. Your admission price helps support the work of the museum. Consider buying a yearly membership.

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Long Beach, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Many kites and accessories. Cool place. I didn't realize there were so many different styles. The people were very friendly there.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

A great place to understand the importance of the kites ...It is here that I understood that kites are not just some beach toys....some amazing displays.Try to visit The Long Beach Peninsula during the Kite Festival in August. Nice gift shop also

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Great Falls
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28 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a great choice for those who are interested in all things kite. Nostalgia and info. A great resource for those interested in the history of kiting. It used to be free but now sports a minimal charge for entry. A must stop for serious kite-heads. Fly, be free.

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OLYMPIA
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I wanted to take my Girl Scout troop in, but it was just too expensive. We need to get the prices lowered or a discount for groups.

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

saw awesome sections of hanging Japanese kites and Chinese kites, a collection of posters from the annual kite festivals, and watched a couple having fun in the build your own kite section. Very nice gift shop with a knowledgeable and friendly staff person. The displays are different each time I visit. I found a colorful windsock for a toddler this... More 

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