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Museum of Pop Culture

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Visit a museum like no other on earth.MoPOP, 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, and get the scoop on the world’s most mesmerizing...more
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325 5th Ave N, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 98109-4630
+1 206-770-2700
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Reviewed yesterday

Another spot that is included as part of the City Pass package. MoPop as it is called, has a number of different themed areas covering areas such as Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Sci Fi, Horror, and more. Each area has lots of different costumes and other...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Museum does not have much, if any, of the early days of rock and roll. Lots of exhibits of recent pop culture. They had the nerve to charge extra $8.00 USD for a Marvel exhibit. Parking was limited for mobility impaired persons and the price...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My brother and I toured this museum for a few hours. The displays were very interesting, although the building is strangely laid out. The provided map was very necessary.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Derrick D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Several different rooms to explore and enjoy music and sci-fi and scary movies. Interesting reviews and opportunities to reminisce about movies, TV shows, paraphernalia - and buy some souvenirs.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

MoPOP was a great Seattle experience. I didn't research it before going and wound up with something new and cool to see around every corner. If you like to discover things for yourself, stop reading here! Otherwise... We spent two hours here and we could...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ren47
Reviewed 6 days ago

Usually, museums are devoted to some historical or natural but not this one. There are many original memorabilia from popular movies and popular American cartoons. The visit is everything, but not boring. I was there for a party and I had the opportunity to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place looks as cool as it is! Everybody who worked here were friendly and helpful! The new marvel exhibit is off the s Chain! Dont miss it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank micr2014
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum has some very interesting displays of the history of rock. Worth a visit for sure and the building designed by Frank Gehry is a gem.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SelinaJ20
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is so unique! Take everything you think you know about museums and turn it on its head! Sure there are some things in cases, but that's because museum-goers are morons. Aside from that, the things on display are SO COOL! While I wasn't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KLanicek
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was interesting but the price was a little steep. The guitar art was beautifully displayed.

Date of experience: August 2018
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December 7, 2018|
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Response from BlushingPilgrim | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other respondents. Particularly those who like music would enjoy the Sound Lab, where there are many hands-on opportunities. Many of the exhibits involve more reading and observing, without as much... More
Mike R
July 23, 2018|
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Response from elizabetha972 | Reviewed this property |
We were there for 3-4 hours.
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June 14, 2018|
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Response from MH123456789 | Reviewed this property |
We just went, no Bowie exhibit. The new exhibit is Marvel Superheroes. The only music exhibits were Nirvana and Hendrix. Both were great.
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Andrew P
Best neighborhood for family trip-Airbnb (7 Replies)
Hello-We are visiting next summer and are looking for an Airbnb to accommodate our family of 4 (2 adults, kids 12 and 10). We will be looking to do things like the Museum of Pop Culture, a Sounders game if the schedule works out, Underground tour, Pike Place, etc, along with visiting local restaurants and breweries. We will have a car but are very open to public transportation.
August 13, 2018|
Response fromsuze2you|
Capitol Hill Queen Anne Roosevelt/Ravenna/Maple Leaf Central District/Beacon Hill Ballard/Fremont ...all work nicely for your request.
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Pike Place or Seattle Center area (7 Replies)
Hello. My husband, 12 year-old son and I will be visiting this summer and I'm just trying to decide if we should stay closer to Pike Place Market or the Seattle Center...? I definitely want to see Chihuly Garden, Pike Place, Space Needle, either Science Center or Museum of Pop Culture...so all in those areas, but not sure which is best to STAY. Don't think they're far apart, but I've never been, so any suggestions are appreciated. (I know it's all going to be expensive in the summer... a...More
February 05, 2017|
Response fromAlandRoberta|
Will you have a car? If yes, there are other areas to choose from as well as the two you mentioned. If no, not sure it matters too much really. I guess with a 12 y/o I'd opt to stay closer to the waterfront and stay near Pike Place. Easier access to the aquarium, ferries, boat tours, the imax, the big wheel, etc. - And of course the Market itself.
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Trip review- four nights- three days (3 Replies)
I want to thank everyone for their generous help in planning our trip. It was so helpful! Here is a brief summary of our (mom with two adult daughters) Labor Day weekend trip. We arrived by Alaska Airlines and got to our AirBNB in Beacon Hill late Wednesday evening. We had picked up a rental car which we used just a little during our trip. The AirBNB was a few blocks from the Light Rail and so we used that pretty extensively plus Uber/Lyft. Thursday we took the Light Rail to Pike Place...More
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