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Nordic Heritage Museum

3014 NW 67th St, Seattle, WA 98117-6215
+1 206-789-5707
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Charming educational museum - great rainy day activity

Does it rain much in April in Seattle - well yes it has this April, where the monthly average... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
dragonfishGA
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Georgia
Nordic history

I have Norwegian family history in Tacoma. I appreciate all the Nordic jistoyy presented here in a... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
ROBIN M
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Portland
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3014 NW 67th St, Seattle, WA 98117-6215
Ballard
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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.

Thank ROBIN M
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
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

What a neat place! There are several floors of displays to explore. The main floor shows about Nordic emigration to the U.S. The upper floor has individual display rooms for each Nordic country: Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Iceland. Very cool little gift shop. The...More

Thank LJBCOOL
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

So glad I decided to spend some time here. It was much bigger than I thought it would be. Loved that it is an old schoolhouse. It will be even better at the new location. Was like being with my Grandmother again who was an...More

Thank MaryModesto
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

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 exhibit the stellar Hammershøi exhibit that SAM turned away. The Nordic Knitting Conference,...More

Thank FrancescaDH
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

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, Finland, Iceland, Norway & Sweden, curated by heritage groups...More

Thank frogs2step
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

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.

Thank AudreyS1994
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Had a couple of hours to enjoy to myself and this little gem had been on my radar for awhile. I had no idea there was such a rich Nordic heritage here in my hometown. Many different rooms staged with all the items you might...More

Thank rootsandshoots
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Being that our family's Danish, and the museum was in walking distance of where we were staying, we had to check this place out. So glad we did! So much history and the displays were interesting (many kid-friendly). Very friendly volunteers, too!

Thank Shannon K
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Bill R
Is there someone at the Museum who would be available to help me track my maternal great great grandmother who immigrated to canada in 1875. I have her name as Gudney Johnson. She was born in Iceland on 2/24/1830. Please give me a call at 425-347-1302. Thank you, Bill Rowe
30 January 2015|
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