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  • Museum of History and Industry
    Photo courtesy of MOHAI
  • Museum of History and Industry
    Photo courtesy of Loren Javier
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Museum of History and Industry

Type: Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, History Museums, Museums, Science Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), located in vibrant South Lake Union, is a "must" for any first-time Seattle visitor. As the largest private heritage organization in Washington state, the...  Read More

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Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 10am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $21.95; Senior (62+) $17.95; Student $16.95; Military $16.95; Child (0-14) Free

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  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Spend an entire day wandering the lakeside region where this museum is located; if the weather's nice, go for a paddle at the neighboring Wooden Center for Wooden Boats, or grab lunch at nearby waterfront restaurants (like Cask & Trotter) or a happy hour drink at Eastlake's charming Cicchetti. On the first Thursday of the month, all permanent exhibits are free."
  • Things to Do in December: "Kick-off the season at Lake Union Park on November 30 (from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.), and the MOHAI Model Train Show runs full steam ahead from November 29 through December 1. The museum is open on December 24 and December 31 (but closes early on those days, 2 p.m.). They're closed on Christmas day, but open on New Year's Day. All year-round, spend an entire day wandering the lakeside region where this museum is located; if the weather's nice, go for a paddle at the neighboring Wooden Center for Wooden Boats, or grab lunch at nearby waterfront restaurants (like Cask & Trotter or The White Swan Public House)."
  • Museums: "Spend an entire day wandering the lakeside region where this museum is located; if the weather's nice, go for a paddle at the neighboring Wooden Center for Wooden Boats, or grab lunch at nearby waterfront restaurant (like Cask & Trotter or Duke's Chowder House)."
  • Family-Friendly Museums: "Spend an entire day wandering the lakeside region where this museum is located; go for a paddle at the neighboring Wooden Center for Wooden Boats, or grab lunch at nearby waterfront restaurants."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The fascinating Museum of History and Industry explores the city and region's past, present and future; be sure to save time to explore Lake Union.
  • Best for Things to Do in December Because: The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), located on the edge of scenic Lake Union, is an informative, engaging way to spend a winter day.
  • Best for Museums Because: The Museum of History and Industry preserves the diverse history of Seattle and the Puget Sound region. A stunning lakeside setting wows visitors.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: One of Seattle's newest gems, the Museum of History and Industry is a visually-appealing, vibrant venue that educates all ages.

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