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World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

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Address: 303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA 98631
Phone Number: 360-642-4020
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Description: Long Beach's winds make it a mecca for kite enthusiasts.

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A Nice Museum!

We've been to this museum a couple times and have enjoyed seeing it evolve. It is very small but has a nice selection of kites from around the world and does a nice job... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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Queen Creek, Arizona
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Sumpter, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

What a blast! Every which way you look there's something colorful and one if a kind in the sky. Too many events going on to go to them all. Will remember our first kite fight we saw forever!

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We've been to this museum a couple times and have enjoyed seeing it evolve. It is very small but has a nice selection of kites from around the world and does a nice job explaining how kites have been used throughout history. They also have set up some videos (both historical and current) which I enjoy the most. I'd love... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I've never been into kites but during a day trip to the beach, it was close by. It had some really unique kites. I think it was the only museum I've ever been in where you can actually touch the displays. If you're a fan of kites, this is a must see.

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Clearfield, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The World Kite Museum makes a lovely diversion for an hour or two while you're in Long Beach. The collection includes some beautiful kites from around the world and a fascinating look at military uses for kites. Videos supplement the artifacts and give an opportunity to see kites in action. And, of course, you'll learn about annual Washington State International... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Small quaint museum about kites with every kind of kite you could imagine on sale. Worth a short stop especially with children but my wife and I were traveling alone and we enjoyed the museum a lot.

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Napavine, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Never having been to a kite museum before, I wasn't sure what to expect. But, overall, it was an interesting place to visit, especially if you are into kites. It covers a wide array of kite types and the history of kites from all over the world. They had two cool project areas (meant mostly for kids, but we adults... More 

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Buffalo, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a fun and exciting place to visit. Kite flying is a long standing tradition at the beach. And, Long Beach is the best place for it. Take the family and learn about the best of the best. It will inspire you to take up kite flying as a fun family tradition.

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Petersburg, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There are some interesting things here. It is currently showing posters from all of the kite festival years, plus video clips from recent festivals. Some of these were quite amazing. Upstairs features kite history and selections from various nations, mostly from Asia. There are two hands-on stations for origami and kite making. It's worth admission for spending an hour or... More 

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Interesting. If you're a kite lover, especially if you're interested in their use in various cultures, it's probably right up your alley.

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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

After seeing huge kites flying on the beach we were curious about the museum. It's amazing how kites have been used throughout the world. Examples of the different styles of kites used in different cultures on display. The exhibit on how kites were used by the military was fascinating.

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