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EMP Museum

Save 48% on admission to the top 5 Seattle attractions with CityPASS.


  • Watch music performances and light shows in Sky Church, featuring a mammoth 60’ HD LED screen.
  • Explore the tools of rock'n'roll in Sound Lab, where you can play instruments, jam out with friends in soundproof rooms, and record your own song.
  • Travel to a pixelated world of wonder and play in Indie Game Revolution, and get the whole family in on the fun by playing one of our twenty featured single and multiplayer games.
  • Trace the historical development of the signature instrument of rock ‘n’ roll in Guitar Gallery: The Quest for Volume, presenting 55 vintage, world-changing guitars from the 1770s to the present.
  • View an original manuscript page from Game of Thrones, in Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic, the Vince Lombardi Trophy in We Are 12: The Seattle Seahawks and the Road to Victory, the alien creature suit from Alien, in Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film, and the world’s most extensive exhibition of memorabilia from grunge luminaries Nirvana in Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses, and Klingon robes from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction.
  • Explore Hello Kitty’s colorful history and influence on art and culture in Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty.
  • Travel alongside the legendary Jimi Hendrix at the height of his fame in Wild Blue Angel: Hendrix Abroad, 1966-1970.


325 5th Avenue N.
Seattle, WA 98109
At Seattle Center, near Space Needle
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Summer (May 22-Sep 7, 2015): Open daily, 10am-7pm
Winter (through May 26, 2016): Open daily 10am-5pm
Seasonal hours may apply; check website.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

(206) 770-2700


Discount: Get $5 off purchases of over $35 at EMP stores, plus a free set of limited edition EMP guitar picks; see coupon in booklet.

Advice for Visitors


  • EMP is conveniently located at the Seattle Center alongside several other attractions, including the Space Needle, Chihuly Garden & Glass and Pacific Science Center.


  • Dining: POP Kitchen + Bar
  • Gift Shops: EMP Stores

Accessibility: Fully accessible to disabilities; on monorail line.

Parking/Transportation: Click here for information on parking, transportation and directions.

Groups: Groups of 15 or more: Call (206) 770-2766.

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