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World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

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303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA 98631
+1 360-642-4020
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The Most Colorful Museum Gem

Who knew kites could be so interesting? We enjoyed this lovely little museum and learned about kite... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2017
Michele V
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Seattle, Washington
Fun and Educational

If you like kites, you'll love the World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame. They have amazing kites from... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
Darlene F
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Yakima
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Long Beach's winds make it a mecca for kite enthusiasts.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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303 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA 98631
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Who knew kites could be so interesting? We enjoyed this lovely little museum and learned about kite fighting and how kites were used in WWII. They showcase a great assortment of kites from different countries and a special collection of miniature kites. Bring your camera...More

Thank Michele V
Reviewed August 31, 2017

If you like kites, you'll love the World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame. They have amazing kites from around the world on beautiful display along with interesting information about each. You can learn about and see kites that were used in war efforts or...More

Thank Darlene F
Reviewed August 22, 2017

It has two floors, accessible by elevator, and a few rooms with kites from different places and times, but principally the attraction is Japanese kites. There is a video of kites used in WWII, and a place where you can make your own small kite...More

Thank saulsnatsky
Reviewed August 13, 2017

We were reluctant to pay the entry fee, but were glad we did. Learning how kites were used in wars and how competitive kite flying can be was also interesting. I particularly enjoyed seeing the kites from China as well as the miniature ones. Took...More

Thank C S
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Long Beach has its Annual Kite Festival August 15-21. It's a fun event, with the sky full of colorful kites. Long Beach is windy, so be prepared with jackets, etc. The museum is right on the road to the beach, so after finishing here, you...More

Thank UpNOut
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

Popped in to check out the museum - just my husband and me. Small fee for walking through the 2 floors. Nice displays and cute items in the shop for sale. We enjoyed the display on WW2 target kites the most as my hubby is...More

Thank PMDow42
Reviewed April 11, 2017

One of the nice experiences available at the beach is the kite flying, so it's pretty appropriate for the town to have a kite museum. While it costs $5, I think it's worth it, especially if you've never really taken a close look at kiting....More

Thank tom m
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Was never aware that so much culture was involved with kites. They have so much meaning around the world. Had some very cool kites on display, but could be boring to some. Was worth the visit and enlightening, do not see the need to ever...More

Thank Dawnelle B
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

We took the Grandchildren and they loved it. Interesting kites to see and make. A lot of history also.

Thank warpat03
Reviewed January 24, 2017

This museum is very large and has a lot of information! There are even stations to make your own small kite and to try your hand at origami. It's very cool to see some of the giant kites suspended along the ceiling.

Thank kelseight
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