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EMP Museum

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Address: 325 5th Ave N, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 98109-4630
Phone Number: 12067702700
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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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We stopped at the EMP as part of our Seattle fun day. We were not disappointed, there was plenty to see for all ages. We didn't really enjoy the wearable costumes upstairs. All... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you love rock and roll, you need to go here. Loved the permanent collection and the Star Trek exhibit (separately ticketed). Confusing layout, so prepare to retrace your steps a few times. The bar is pretty good with a great bartender (woman - did not catch her name unfortunately).

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff were great! Location was awesome, near the main attractions in seattle the space needle and the chihully glass garden! They had live music and vendors outside which was great. The museum itself was fantastic. We really enjoyed the different exhibits throughout the museum. We loved how there were so many hands on activites as well! We could play... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The EMP Museum has lots to see and do! The Star Trek exhibit brought back many fond memories for both of us!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had no idea what to expect when my wife told me about this place... 1. Exterior design. It will make you head hurt to try and figure out how they made it so awesome. 2. Interior Layout. Every room leads to another. I don't know how they nailed this so well. 3. There are areas going over everything related... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had the City Pass, so we saw the museum instead of taking the bus to the zoo, and were pleasantly surprised. The exhibits were great and we enjoyed our visit. Very cool that they had free private studios set up for people to play instruments, even if they had no idea what they were doing. (like us) The Nirvana... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly, we wouldn't have gone here at all, but it was part of the City Pass and we felt that the zoo was too far out of the way for our short stay. The Star Trek exhibit (an extra 5 dollars) was pretty cool, but you really need to be into music to.make this worth doing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped at the EMP as part of our Seattle fun day. We were not disappointed, there was plenty to see for all ages. We didn't really enjoy the wearable costumes upstairs. All other exhibits were great.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our granddaughter loved this place. She loved the guitars going from the ground to the top of the ceiling. She had a wonderful time there. Good place to visit if you love music and want to learn the history of the people that were from Seattle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our son in law had visited this earlier and rushed us all over after we disembarked from an Alaskan cruise. We got tickets and tore up to the room where you could record and be taped! What an experience....it certainly stretched my understanding of the heady experience of performing before an audience. So great to get the poster and tape... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our whole family had a great time, so much to do and see. Lots of great galleries to see and everywhere we turned there was a hands on exhibit. Go check it out!

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