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“Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pacific Bonsai Museum

Pacific Bonsai Museum
2515 S. 336th St., Federal Way, WA 98003
+1 253-353-7345
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Ranked #1 of 14 things to do in Federal Way
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Federal Way, Washington
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

The collection is a world class exhibit of Bonsai. Visitors come from all over the world to view these magnificent trees that are hundreds of years old. I recommend this collection as a "must see" on a visit to our area!

Visited June 2013
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Vancouver, Washington
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“Wonderful bonsai collection!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

This is a very well organized and great bonsai collection. It is well presented and always a pleasure to visit. If you have the time, stop and visit. It is also next to the rhododendron garden.
Both are organized by Weyerhaeuser. This is a must for anyone interested in bonsai and one of the best collections in the USA.

Visited August 2013
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Federal Way, Washington
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“Bonsai Lady”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We have visited this Bonsai collection several times. It is possibly the best collection in the USA. Some of these trees may be as much as 1000 years old. It is amazing.

Visited January 2013
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Federal Way, Washington
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“amazing display and beautiful surroundings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Bonsai collection is world renowned. Nearly all bonsai are displayed (kept) outside. One thing that makes touring them special is the excellent detail put into the text descriptions of each bonsai. It's amazing!

Visited October 2012
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Victoria, Canada
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“If you're visiting the Rhodo Garden, leave time for the Bonsai too !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I'm pretty sure this was free admission. We were specifically visiting the Rhodo Garden and found this bonus exhibit to be delightful.

They are beautifully displayed, and include just enough information for the average person to appreciate them more.

Visited May 2013
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