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Address: 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone Number: 206 770 2700
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts, Walking
Description: Visit a museum like no other on earth. EMP Museum, located next to...
Visit a museum like no other on earth. EMP Museum, located next to Seattle’s historic Space Needle, houses some of the world’s most legendary pop culture artifacts. Test your DJ skills in Sound Lab, take over the spotlight in On Stage, and get the scoop on the world’s most mesmerizing producers of pop culture. Hands-on experiences, iconic artifacts, and award-winning exhibitions featuring luminaries in the fields of music, literature, television, and film make EMP a destination unlike any other.
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Not sure what I expected but the EMP had lots of interesting components to it. A music section where your could learn about using but also make music. Exhibits on fantasy and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Not sure what I expected but the EMP had lots of interesting components to it. A music section where your could learn about using but also make music. Exhibits on fantasy and gaming, all interactive. And the building itself is stunning. Right next to the space needle and Chihuly Gardens, it is a perfect compliment.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I went into this museum not really knowing what was in store, however after 4 hours I saw so much my head was spinning. I started at the bottom in the hall of sci-fi, there was so many articles from so many movies and TV shows. Worked my way up to the room of fantasy where there are wide verity... More 

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Wake Forest
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very cool place to go. I am a Star Wars fan so I mainly went for the Star Wars exhibit and I wasn't disappointed. Besides that I found it very cool see props from different movies and tv shows. A wide variety from horror to sci fi to music. A very cool place to spend some time at while in... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Our teens (and one dad) went mad over the stuff in here. Real costumes, models and demos of sci-fi wonders. Takes time to see it all!

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Durango, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

So much to see and do. Only wish the Admissions counter offered reminders and/or ability to pay for parking lots that surround the building. We had no intention of trying to "not pay for parking" but simply missed the signage of where that happens until we were leaving and there was already a ticket on the windshield. It would have... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

You can spend an entire day at this fabulous museum. There is something interesting for everyone. My kids loved the musical section and learning about Nirvana. They also loved the science fiction and mythical section. They have wicked witches hat from Wizard of Oz. I really enjoyed myself here and spent several hours with my children who were fully entertained.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Sorry for the corny title of this review but it caught your attention! We had no idea what EMP was but we're certainly glad we discovered it. The best way to describe it is Star Wars intersecting with Nirvana. This is both a high tech and low tech fantasy world where on one floor you (and a half dozen of... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to see this specifically for the guitar sculpture but the Star Wars costume exhibition was excellent. Recommend seeing this for not only the memorabilia aspect but the textiles and inventiveness behind the production. Well worth going to.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hadn't known much about this attraction except it was close to the Space Needle and our hotel, so we decided to kill a couple of hours and drop in. After a couple of hours, we started to wish we had the whole day. It was a delightful place to visit with many interactive exhibits. If you enjoy pop culture/movies/music, this... More 

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Pittsburg, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Lots of musical instruments and lots to see in the music world. Was very interesting to see all the types of instruments and the building design.

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Address: 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone Number: 206 770 2700
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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