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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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Finally made it to the EMP

And were not disappointed. The Star Trek Exhibit was excellent although climbing all those stairs was rough on us. The ticket taker lied to us about the availability of an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wasn't sure what to expect before visiting this museum, I walked out of it very happy (and tired, it is bigger than what it seems). They have cool and interactive exhibits ideal for the whole family. Worth checking out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth the money. The Star Trek exhibit is a must see. Many things to do and see in the museum. You won't be disappointed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

And were not disappointed. The Star Trek Exhibit was excellent although climbing all those stairs was rough on us. The ticket taker lied to us about the availability of an elevator to that exhibit. We had plenty of time for all other excellent exhibits but were not interested in Nirvana. The Hendrix exhibit had interesting material. We also enjoyed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed the Pantera and Jimi Hendrix displays! The exhibits of the development of the modern guitar was also impressive. I wished we had had more time to explore. Definitely worth another visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A fascinating place - I spent about an hour in the guitar collection alone, reading about the origins, the 19th century and the 20th century pre-and post-war development of the instrument. My grandson enjoyed the soundproof booths immensely, with both guitar and drum set. My son and I were quite amazed at the inventivity of the "clothing" exhibit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The EMP Museum primarily explores music of the 20th century, but it currently also features exciting exhibits on science fiction and horror. I particularly enjoyed seeing the Star Trek exhibit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You love music? How about movies? Sci-Fi? Nirvana? Then you'll LOVE THIS PLACE! Money well spent and so worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are a fan of Seattle music, sci-fi movies, horror films. video games...you'll love it! Special exhibits on Star Trek and Wearable Art also incredibly interesting!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had to go for the star trek exibition, was great. The EMP museum is a Seattle institution and well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value and great exhibits. Lots to do and see here, very well priced and you can also sit and eat for like 14 bucks an adult and 6 bucks a kid. Star Trek exhibit was very cool and I'm no trekky at all. Some very cool stuff, really didn't know what to expect and I was very impressed. A... More 

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