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Review of Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Art Museum
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$39.00*
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Show Me Seattle -90 Minute City Tour
Ranked #33 of 461 things to do in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: SAM has been the center for world-class visual arts in the Pacific Northwest since 1933. Visit SAM to see a museum carved into the city, as much a part of Seattle's landscape and personality as the coffee, rain, mountains, Pike Place Market, and the Space Needle. Our three distinct locations celebrate the region's position as a crossroads where east meets west, urban meets natural, local meets global. Our collections, installations, special exhibitions, and programs feature art from around the world and build bridges between cultures and centuries. ​
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator
Reviewed April 21, 2013

Blown away by every exhibit here - highly recommend. Not the biggest museum in the world, but meticulously put together. Loved the northwest native art exhibit, the modern art galleries, and the African mask exhibits in particular.

Thank RichardGibbs
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Reviewed April 17, 2013

It is not a typical "fine art" museum but it's displays of Northwest tribal art and other traditional native arts are superb. Very good cafeteria. Excellent location near Pikes Place Market

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Reviewed April 15, 2013

There are a lot of good exhibits. It was especially nice since it was open until 9pm on Thursdays and had live jazz playing.

Thank Knansea
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

I always love to go to SAM. I became a member in 2008. All their special exhibitions have been wonderful. The lectures are great!

Thank Marilyn W
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is one of the better art museums in the United States. The museum-owned works offer a broad prospective of the various avenues of art and, as well, many of Seattle's finest past and current artists are represented. The current travelling Rembrandt and Van Dyke show is spectacular. This is an up close and personal museum…great for giving youngsters their first exposure to the art world.

Thank Bill95403
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