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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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Unique and Quaintly Local

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... read more

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

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Not expensive and a pleasant way to spend an hour. Seeing the posters from past Long Beach Kite Festivals is worth the admission. They range from beautiful to whimsical. There's a work station for kids to build their own (free) small kites. There are videos of past Long Beach kite festivals, kite competitions in Malaysia and Japan and even a... More 

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Etna, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We enjoyed the museum, the volunteer there was helpful. Interesting variety of history and kites. Learned about many types, fabrics, paper used, and they were all beautiful.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Downstairs was an art exhibit which was nice...upstairs was all the kites...weird ones, big ones, etc...lots on Asian country kites which I didnt find all that interesting

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Address: 303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA 98631
Phone Number: 360-642-4020
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Long Beach

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