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Museum of History and Industry Vacation Packages (Flight + Hotel)
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Find out about the history of Seattle in a museum dedicated to local pioneers that have changed the world.

Discover the story of Seattle at the Museum of History and Industry, an elegant early 20th-century institution set in the green surrounds of Lake Union Park. Interactive experiences, historical displays and temporary exhibitions provide a comprehensive picture of the city’s past, present and future.

The museum started life in 1911 and has been growing since then to become one of the largest private heritage organizations in the state. Its stated aim is to understand the past so that it can look forward to the future, which is why the exhibits blend the old and new.

Enter the atrium, where one of Boeing’s first commercial aircrafts is suspended from the ceiling. A sculpture made from old ship parts towers to a height of 65 feet (20 meters), while icons and images from Seattle’s history line the walls.

Browse artifacts from the museum’s collection, including a sign from the first ever Starbucks and a working periscope from World War II. True Northwest: The Seattle Journey is the core exhibit and covers 25 topics from the city’s past. Watch re-enactments of famous trials and interact with multimedia presentations on topics such as fashion, industry and the history of travel.

The Bezos Center for Innovation looks to the future and encourages visitors to think creatively about their role in it. The What’s Next display highlights some of the most exciting inventions being worked on at the moment, while the Idea Lab invites visitors to get involved.

Enjoy a diverse program of temporary exhibitions that explore a range of Seattle-based topics. Previous subjects include a look at the city’s hip-hop scene and stories from the Prohibition era.

The Museum of History and Industry is located at the southern tip of Lake Union, near the Center for Wooden Boats. Ride the South Lake Union Streetcar to outside Lake Union Park or use bus services to reach adjacent streets. Limited parking is available in the park. The museum is open daily and children aged 14 and under get in for free.

Top Hotels Close to Museum of History and Industry

Warwick Seattle
Warwick Seattle
3.5 out of 5
401 Lenora St, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $101 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8

Located in Belltown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Moore Theater and Seattle Central Business District. Seattle Waterfront and Pike Place Market are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,242 reviews)

"I loved this hotel. Amazing views and great staff."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2021

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EVEN Hotel Seattle - South Lake Union
EVEN Hotel Seattle - South Lake Union
3.5 out of 5
527 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $78 per night from Feb 25 to Feb 26

Located in South Lake Union, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Amazon Corporate Headquarters and Lake Union. Seattle Center and Seattle Central Business ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (501 reviews)

"Amazing staff and room was squeaky clean very modern feeling and looking. Heat worked so well! It was perfect distance from everything and some amazing food places near. Easily my favorite place to stay when visiting"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 25, 2021

EVEN Hotel Seattle - South Lake Union
Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union
Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union
3 out of 5
925 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $97 per night from Feb 11 to Feb 12

Located in South Lake Union, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Union and Amazon Corporate Headquarters. Seattle Center and Museum of Pop Culture ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,000 reviews)

"Very clean establishment! Enjoyed our evening walk. We stopped by Italian Family Pizza since it had been 6 years since we had last been out here. Our lake view room was worth the few extra dollars. This hotel is definitely up to par with the Covid guidelines."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 16, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union
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Best Lodging Options Near Museum of History and Industry

Warwick Seattle
Warwick Seattle
3.5 out of 5
401 Lenora St, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $101 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
Warwick Seattle
EVEN Hotel Seattle - South Lake Union
EVEN Hotel Seattle - South Lake Union
3.5 out of 5
527 Fairview Ave N, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $78 per night from Feb 25 to Feb 26
EVEN Hotel Seattle - South Lake Union
Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union
Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union
3 out of 5
925 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $97 per night from Feb 11 to Feb 12
Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Downtown Lake Union
Mediterranean Inn
Mediterranean Inn
3 out of 5
425 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $120 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
Mediterranean Inn
The Paramount Hotel
The Paramount Hotel
3.5 out of 5
724 Pine St, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $107 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
The Paramount Hotel
Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown
Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown
3 out of 5
110 6th Ave N, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $118 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
Hyatt Place Seattle Downtown
Thompson Seattle
Thompson Seattle
4.5 out of 5
110 Stewart St, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $217 per night from Feb 8 to Feb 9
Thompson Seattle
Hyatt At Olive 8
Hyatt At Olive 8
4 out of 5
1635 8th Ave, Seattle, WA
Hyatt At Olive 8
The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
1610 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA
The price is CA $194 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
The Charter Hotel Seattle, Curio Collection by Hilton
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.