Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle
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You can count on the Nordic Heritage Museum to consistently have thought provoking contemporary exhibits that inspire. Not only do they have stunning exhibits on site but coordinated with the Frye to ... read more »
This museum is located in an old school in the heart of Ballard, what my Dad used to call Seattle's "Snoose Junction". On the top floor are rooms dedicated to each of the Scandinavian nations; Denmark... read more »
Volunteer run museum showcasing Nordic Heritage as it pertains to immigrants to th e Seattle area. Very pleasant volunteers manning front desk. Lots of artifacts divided by countries. Interesting.
Good small museum hidden in the Ballard neighborhood. Some kid-friendly activities on some Thursdays, nice little playground, and interesting Scandinavian exhibits. Has always been uncrowded during the week.
If you live in Ballard and you like local history, you definitely need to check this museum out. You can walk through it and see the main displays in about 2 hours, or you can take longer and see more details.
More than a museum, it's a cultural center with all sorts of educational and entertaining events. The handicrafts on exhibit are exquisite and the historic exhibits give a good look into the history of the people who first settled in Ballard. They've just broken ground on a new building a mile or two to the south, where they will have more and better space for everything they do.
Visit it here while you can. They'll be moving from their cozy neighborhood setting to Market Ave in Ballard soon. It's a small but nice museum with regular events that draw pretty big crowds and are usually a lot of fun for families.
Michelle L Morby
They are a fantastic museum keeping the history of Nordic cultural traditions alive and well. They just hosted their first Nordic Food Conference which was a total hit, headlined with Magnus Nilsson.
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