Museums & Historic Sites

Downtown Seattle is filled with rich cultural and historical landmarks to explore. Discover a slice of Seattle's history when you visit these inspiring museums.

Seattle Art Museum

The light-filled galleries of Seattle Art Museum (SAM) invite you to wander through global art collections, temporary installations, and special exhibits from around the world. SAM’s three locations include the Seattle Art Museum downtown, Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park, and Olympic Sculpture Park on Seattle’s Waterfront.

1300 1st Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101 | Distance from hotel: 4.5 blocks

Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum

Seattle’s Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum opened in 2012 and is arguably the most photogenic museum around. The beautiful collection of glasswork from Dale Chihuly, who was born nearby in Tacoma, will leave you feeling inspired and blown away.

305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109 | Distance from hotel: 1.4 miles

MoPOP - Museum of Pop Culture

Formerly known as Experience Music Project, the Museum of Pop Culture, explores the ideas of contemporary pop culture with everchanging exhibits and artifacts ranging from music and sci-fi to fantasy and gaming. A fun-filled experience perfect for families!

325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109 | Distance from hotel: 1.6 miles

Seattle Children’s Museum

Children can enjoy over 18,000 square feet of fun, creative, hands-on exploration at the Seattle Children’s Museum. Designed for children 6 months to 8 years.

305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109 | Distance from hotel: 1.4 miles

The Museum of Flight

Experience the world of flight! The Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, with hundreds of aircrafts, spacecrafts, and exhibits to explore.

9404 E Marginal Way S, Seattle, WA 98108 | Distance from hotel: 7 miles