TOP THINGS TO SEE IN SEATTLE
Seattle Art Museum
Includes information about the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Additional information on tickets and membership, exhibits, and sites for parents, kids and teachers.
Boeing Factory Tour (in Everett).
During the tour of the world's largest building by volume (472,000,000 cubic feet or 13,385,378 cubic meters), visitors will see airplanes being built for our worldwide base of airline customers.
Theo Chocolate Factory Tour (Fremont)
Our 3400 PHINNEY CHOCOLATE FACTORY offers public tours 7 days a week. We will entertain you with the story of cacao, including the extraordinary transformation of the cacao fruit into what we know and love as chocolate and the social and environmental issues relating to cocoa and cocoa farmers. Best of all, you will try all of our amazing products during your tour experience!
Bellevue Art Museum
BAM opened January 2001. Their Web site has information on membership, exhibits, the art fair and museum school.
Henry Art Gallery
The Web site for the Henry Art Gallery and the Faye G. Allen Center for the Visual Arts has exhibition information, program and events, online newsletters and membership.
Museum of Glass
Contrary to its name, this Tacoma museum features contemporary art in a variety of disciplines, but you will be sure to find the work of international glass artist Dale Chihuly. Get directions, ticket and membership information.
Museum of Flight
History, ticket and membership information, programs and the museum store.
Wing Luke Asian Museum
In the heart of the International District, the Wing Luke Museum Web site has membership and admission information, exhibits and calendars, a newsletter and other press releases.
Experience Music Project & Science Fiction Museum
Experience Music Project (EMP) is dedicated to the exploration of creativity and innovation in popular music. By blending interpretative, interactive exhibitions with cutting-edge technology, EMP captures and reflects the essence of rock 'n' roll, its roots in jazz, soul, gospel, country and the blues, as well as rock's influence on hip-hop, punk and other recent genres. The Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (SFM) is the world's first museum devoted to the thought-provoking ideas and experiences of science fiction. SFM's exhibitions promote awareness and appreciation of science fiction literature and media while encouraging visitors to envision new futures for humanity. In the Science Fiction Hall of Fame, the museum pays homage to the most respected of science fiction practitioners—writers, artists, publishers and filmmakers.
A central hub for Seattle-area entertainment, this is where you'll find festivals, music, theater, dance, opera, museums, IMAX films, Pacific Science Center, an amusement park, a skate park and more.
The structure that was going to be torn down after the 1962 World's Fair is forever a Seattle icon. The Web site has more history, views from the top, restaurant and events/catering information.
Pike Place Market
Now a historical landmark, the Pike Place Market has been the center of activity for downtown for almost a century.
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Watch the ships pass through the locks as they move between Puget Sound and Lake Union, get a glimpse of salmon at the fish ladder and enjoy the botanical gardens.
See and learn about marine mammals, the giant Pacific octopus, salmon, a Pacific coral reef and more.
Woodland Park Zoo
One of the oldest zoos on the West coast, it has garnered major awards for several exhibits: Trail of Vines, Northern Trail, Tropical Rain Forest, Elephant Forest and African Savanna.