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Pacific Bonsai Museum

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Address: 2515 S 336th St, Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus, Federal Way, WA 98001-9769
Phone Number: +1 253-353-7345
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of...

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.

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For gardeners this is a treat

Have visited it a number of time and gotten good ideas for our garden. We placed a bonsai tree next to our waterfall and it really sets it off.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Adam R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have visited it a number of time and gotten good ideas for our garden. We placed a bonsai tree next to our waterfall and it really sets it off.

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Rainier, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love bonsai plants but I never knew there were so many varieties of trees that could be used for this purpose. The placards were informative. I would have a tough time selecting my favorite for sure. There are also wonderful shaded seating around the outdoor museum. There person in the gift shop was very helpful and answered all my... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It's outside. It's nature. It's artistic. Currently it is displaying skate decks painted by popular local artists that create a theme that matches the bonsai. I'm bringing family next time.

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy to find in Federal Way, WA, just of I-5, the Bonsai is an outdoor display of the Bonsai art housed adjacent to the Rhododendron species garden, both included in the same admission. Both used to be on the Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus but that land has been sold leaving the gardens on a plot of their own. The best time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a purely downtown vacation we hit the bonsai museum before heading to the airport. The bonsai are amazing. The grounds are well maintained and unlike just about everything else in/around Seattle, it was completely free.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to see world class bonsai plants, this is the place. And it is free!! There are some very old fine specimens, all displayed beautifully. This is definitely a must see and worth going out of your way to see it.

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Tukwila, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my new peace and quiet oasis. You'll be surprised how long the trails are; no need to be worry the trails is like a stroll in the park. The Bonsai Museum was very nice, clean and beautifully organized. I really appreciate how they didn't kept most of the Bonsai tree in a humidifier room; it can get too... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have several Bonsai on display. Something similar to how art showcase. Lots of time goes into keeping it looking nice. Its right next to the rhododendron gardens. Allow 1 to 1.5 hours.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully done bonsai art exhibit! Its free. Nice place to walk outside.Each tree is perfectly manicured, the way the garden is designed you feel as if you are in your own private sanctuary! Totally worth a visit!

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

I took a French exchange student to the Pacific Bonsai Museum actually twice- first time unfortunately it was closed (Monday). The second time, however, I was surprised with how many bonsai they had! It was beautiful and they even had a skateboard exhibition paired with select bonsai. Great free gem!

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