Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle

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Museum of Pop Culture is dedicated to contemporary popular culture, with exhibits focusing mainly on rock music and science fiction. Inside the unusual building--which resembles a large smashed guitar--you can visit the guitar gallery to learn about the development of one of rock music's defining instruments. The gallery displays 55 vintage guitars from 1770 to the present, including impressive specimens played by musicians such as Eddie Van Halen, Bo Diddley, and Kurt Cobain. Give your own rocking performance in front of a virtual audience with the interactive on-stage exhibit. Walk through the science fiction and fantasy hall of fame to learn about the lives and work of some of the genre's greatest creators and innovators. Purchase your ticket online in advance for a reduced price. Take a look at our Seattle attractions planning site to schedule your visit to Museum of Pop Culture and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Some incredible bands have their origin in Seattle. This museum is a fun, interactive, informative way to learn more about pop Culture in general but also about some of these beloved local bands which...  more »
  • one can learn about the pop music, mainly the locals. For whom plays or has a band, there are sound rooms where you can play and record. Impressive collection of guitars.  more »
  • So it was really cool to see a lot of this stuff in person. I had no idea how huge Michael Myers actually is until we checked out the horror exhibit. My boyfriend is a musician so he liked the music e...  more »

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