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The National Nordic Museum Closure

In accordance with Washington State COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum facility is temporarily closed for all indoor activities. Online events and activities will go on as scheduled. The Museum's Store is open for mail order only and is available here.



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Spaces Available for Rent

Great Hall
Clad in hemlock and laced with pendant lights, the Museum's auditorium features over 4,200 square feet of acoustically tuned multipurpose space. Built into the west wall is a 16:9 rear-projection screen with state-of-the-art sound system. The back of the auditorium is designed with a sliding glass wall running the full length of the eastern elevation, and provides a spectacular vista of the Museum's 3,000-square-foot Sun Terrace. Included in the pricing are 33 round dining tables and 400 chairs.

Sun Terrace
The Museum's Sun Terrace along the southern elevation of the building provides an elegant exterior setting for summer parties and events. The space can accommodate a 40×60 tent.

The third-floor lounge offers our guests the chance to host intimate events while enjoying some of the most iconic views in Seattle. With vantage points from the Olympic Mountains to the landmark fishing boat docks, this space also offers a spacious deck overlooking our Sun Terrace: a perfect addition to any wedding.

The Museum offers two classrooms for smaller gatherings, meetings, and classes of many kinds. Simple and elegant Scandinavian furniture offers a variety of room setups, and the classrooms are fully equipped for your conference needs. The Museum, with our partner City Catering, offers in-house coffee and pastry services for all your occasions.

Craft Room
The Museum has a dedicated craft room for many kinds of classes. A versatile room with direct access to the Sun Terrace, this space offers unique potentials for artists.

Cultural Resource Center
Our research library is a great place to find Nordic information and inspiration as well as to hold your discussion group or small lecture.

A closeup of a wedding table in Osberg Hall with white table cloths and fine dinner ware.
Osberg Hall, showing rows of black chairs in the cedar-lined room.
A happy groom and bride jump down the Sun Terrace stairs.
Osberg Hall, showing the large projection screen.
Osberg Hall, showing black tables in the cedar-lined room.
Osberg Hall, showing rows of tables in the cedar-lined room.
Cedar-lined Osberg Hall lit up with blue, pink, and purple lights for an event.
Cedar-lined Osberg Hall.
A sunny party on the Sun Terrace.
The Third Floor Lounge with panoramic views of the working Locks.
A buffet set up in the Third Floor Lounge.
A classroom set up with light wood chairs.
A classroom set up with light wood chairs.
The Cultural Resource Center set up for a lecture.
Please contact our Operations Manager for information regarding facility rentals at rentals@nordicmuseum.org or 206.789.5707 x7026.