Spaces Available for Rent
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.
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.
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.