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Museum of History & Industry

860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4330
+1 206-324-1126
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Well laid out and interesting museum

On entering the museum it appears a little empty but you soon realise that the exhibits upstairs... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
Louisa C

We took the bus to the museum, it was very interesting I've learned a few things about industry... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
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The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4330
+1 206-324-1126
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Reviewed August 24, 2016

On entering the museum it appears a little empty but you soon realise that the exhibits upstairs are mostly hidden behind the front paneling where the history of seattle is unravelled. Nice to recognise the names of settlers from streets in the city. Funny little...More

1  Thank Louisa C
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We took the bus to the museum, it was very interesting I've learned a few things about industry pioneers. Definitely a must visit for all ages -educational and cultural!

1  Thank Roses_travelgram2016
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

It is very useful museum. A lot of interesting information of history of the region and all kind of inventions which happened to the City. U really need to dedicate some time in order to explore the most of if. But believe me, if you...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Not a "polished" museum, but rather a new off the ground museum on a beautiful Puget Sound location, where we spent over 2/3 hours. There's a lot to know about the diversity, innovation and creativity of Seattle and this museum has you wishing every city...More

Thank marcopolopaloalto
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The NEW MOHAI, on the south shore of Lake Union, has well designed exhibits about Seattle history. There are many hands-on opportunities for kids and especially interesting historical photographs.

Thank SeaTraveller2015
Reviewed August 22, 2016

It's a great museum but more for older kids. Lots information to read. Excellent information about local history, innovations from Seattle.

Thank Giseli-issaquah
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We spent a lot of time here, four to five hours. Begins with history of the area and continues with more history over the years. Has some hands on displays, which are very good and informative. Learned a lot about Seattle here. Particularly liked the...More

Thank monica h
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This museum has something for every interest although the exhibition style is a bit samey across the different exhibits. I particularly liked the info on the 1856 treaty with Chief Seattle and on the activism for cleaning up the environment and the city in the...More

Thank Mishmash255
Reviewed August 17, 2016

What a surprise this was! We thought we'd see a small museum with dioramas of Seattle's history. What we saw was so much better. On the first floor was a huge exhibit about innovation highlighting companies that started here. The history exhibits on the 2nd...More

1  Thank swing0124
Reviewed August 16, 2016

My husband and I spent 4 hours there and were totally entertained and learned many new things about the history of Seattle. The facility is well maintained, there are lockers, a cafe and it sits right on Union Lake. There are movies, hands on displays...More

1  Thank RICK B
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February 24, 2016|
Response from Chris R | Property representative |
Hi there, There are multiple, easy parking options around the museum. You can park at the ACG lot (west of the museum) for $5 with validation, which can be obtained at MOHAI's admission desk. There are also multiple city... More