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Nordic Heritage Museum

3014 NW 67th St, Seattle, WA 98117-6215
+1 206-789-5707
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MOVING to an amazing spot near the Locks!!!

Such an important place to visit. Ballard is historically represented here. The new building not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Seattle, Washington
Lovely place to spend an afternoon

This is a lovely museum with life-alike exhibits of Scandinavians lifestyle after moving to the US... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Darina R
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A tribute to those northern European cultures - Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, and Icelandic - that comprised many of Seattles early immigrants.
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3014 NW 67th St, Seattle, WA 98117-6215
+1 206-789-5707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such an important place to visit. Ballard is historically represented here. The new building not open as of Oct. 2017 will be incredible. New spot on the water, just east of the locks. Large boats, lots of interesting history and I will visit again in...More

Thank Lorisong
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely museum with life-alike exhibits of Scandinavians lifestyle after moving to the US. If you are interested in the subject, you definitely should visit.

Thank Darina R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Can't believe we've never visited this wonderful museum located in an old school in Ballard. Went to see the Marimekko exhibit on the 1st Thursday, which is free. A colorful retrospective of the Finnish design & international brand founded by Armi Ratia. Great gift shop;...More

Thank 3NWnatives
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This museum is currently housed in an old school building. The building is being turned back into a school, so unfortunately the museum will be moving. When we visited, about a third of the museum was already closed as they're packing stuff up. What we...More

2  Thank vetism
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We were most interested in the Norwegian history but found all of the Nordic countries represented in the museum to be very interesting. There was even a Lego display that would be of interest to smaller visitors. The influence of people from Nordic countries on...More

1  Thank Larry J
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed following the journey of Nordic immigrants from the Hjemland to America. The exhibits were better than I expected and I will be sure to return to Seattle to visit when the museum is moved to its new home.

1  Thank Norm B
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Enjoyed seeing the exhibits and the opportunity to purchase homemade goods in the old Nordic style. Viking days was enjoyable and our grandson loved it.

Thank chirop99
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Does it rain much in April in Seattle - well yes it has this April, where the monthly average rainfall of 2.71 inches was achieved on the 18th. The Nordic Heritage Museum is a fine place to spend a few hours even if it's not...More

Thank dragonfishGA
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I have Norwegian family history in Tacoma. I appreciate all the Nordic jistoyy presented here in a family friendly museum. I appreciated the dioramas and collections. It is a welcoming place.

Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is all ways a favorite with me for there general collection but they have a very good exhibition of fabrics from Finland by Marimekko designs with large flower prints that were very popular in the late 50 ,s and early 60,s. well worth seeing...More

Thank Mike O
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