Seattle Asian Art Museum
Type: Art Museums, Museums
This museum, which resides in a 20th-century Art Deco building at the heart of lush Volunteer Park, houses an extensive collection of pan-Asian art, focusing especially on works from India, Japan and... Read More
This museum, which resides in a 20th-century Art Deco building at the heart of lush Volunteer Park, houses an extensive collection of pan-Asian art, focusing especially on works from India, Japan and Korea. Paintings, sculptures and textiles offer a cultural perspective on diverse traditions, and numerous displays (a meditating Buddha, Hindu deities) illuminate the significance and reach of Asia's many religions. The museum store offers Asian merchandise and books. The museum's website lists its opening hours, currently set for Friday through Sunday. The venue's hilltop setting in Capitol Hill features much green space and a setting that visitors may enjoy wandering before or after exploring the museum.
- Tue-Wed,: Fri-Sun; 10am-5pm
- Thu: 10am-9pm
- Adult $7; Senior (62+) $5; Child (13-17) $5; Child (12 and under) Free
- Museums: "Book tickets to visit Seattle Asian Art Museum (currently open Friday through Sunday), released online on a monthly rolling basis. Be sure to also check out the website for the museum's latest mandates on masks, vaccination proof, etc."
- Best for Museums Because: Capitol Hill's Seattle Asian Art Museum focuses on works from India, Japan and Korea. The museum features a serene setting and rich gift shop.
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