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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center

440 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206-709-3100
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It was OK

Everything is well presented and clean...but not overwhelming. It's free, and one should stop by if... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jlantern3
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Columbia, South Carolina
Explanatory center

This building gives a good overview of the work of the B&M Gates Foundation. They are to be admired... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Patti H
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Fremont, California
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center is a free public space where you can see and learn about the foundation's work and its efforts to help people around the world live healthy and productive lives.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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440 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything is well presented and clean...but not overwhelming. It's free, and one should stop by if near the Space Needle. Some hands on exhibits

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This building gives a good overview of the work of the B&M Gates Foundation. They are to be admired for working on some of the world's most pressing yet ignored problems; safe, low water use toilets, women's empowerment, fistula repair, domestic violence, girl's education, housing...More

1  Thank Patti H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved our trip here with 20+ 4th graders. Very educational! I would highly recommend taking the tour and get the insider knowledge of how the foundation began and learn more about poop (and get ready for the giggles with your little ones). Learn about how...More

1  Thank Pauli C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We never realized that so much is being done around the world by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation until we walked through these doors. This is wonderfully effective for kids of all ages, and if you are willing to take the time to become...More

1  Thank salmon42
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gates Foundation Information Center showcases the work done by the organization that focuses on helping disadvantaged countries, particularly, the African continent with basic human needs. If you park here to go to the Seattle Center, you should stop in, as I did.

1  Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this Foundation not knowing what to expect. We learned about the Foundation works and also about some of the dire situations in the world that people live under. We comment this foundation for it's goals and work that it is doing. There...More

1  Thank 111JCB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to spend time exploring the interactive exhibits. The displays were enlightening and left a positive impression about the Gates Foundation globally efforts and impact.

Thank Michele P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like they have done this so you can understand a little more about what the foundation does. Free. Very interactive which we really liked that as encouraged thought.

Thank Tony and Sarah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's for free, so everyone has the chance to learn about the struggles in our world. The Gates foundation is trying to solve huge humanitarian issues like poverty, hunger, family homelessness. Learn more about their efforts and how we all could get involved. Closed on...More

Thank Nadja V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aside from the fact that I learned a lot about the foundation,there was so much info about the issues.....poverty,health,education. Very well done!

Thank Lotte F
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What does it cost to go?
31 December 2016|
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Response from HalfWelshHalfKiwi | Reviewed this property |
Free, although it's such an inspiring place you may well feel moved to make a donation
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