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Normal operating hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Members: Please before reserving your free tickets or registering for events. Membership discounts are applied at checkout. In compliance with King County mandates, the National Nordic Museum requires that all visitors over the age of 12 be vaccinated against COVID-19 or, alternatively, show proof of a negative COVID-19 test completed within 72 hours of your visit. Additionally, all visitors ages 5 and older, regardless of vaccination status, must be masked while indoors. Please see our VISITOR GUIDELINES for latest comfort and safety measures.





Museum Blog

The latest news and happenings at the Nordic Museum
Apr 20, 2020
A Tinn bridal hat. This tall hat is festooned with silver threads, and a red ribbon dangles behind. It is heavily embroidered in blue, red, and yellow threads.

In this Artist Takeover of the National Nordic Museum's blog, Seattle artist Lori Talcott discusses an unusual Norwegian bridal hat. Lori was scheduled to share her expertise in Norwegian folk jewelry at the Museum's Folk Art Fashion Show in April, which had to be postponed due to the global pandemic. 

Apr 15, 2020
Paper plates with brown spikes to look like hedgehogs

Our Education Department is rolling out new fun craft activities for kids on our Facebook and Instagram channels. Get all the links in this story and find some fun crafts for adults too!

Apr 08, 2020
A grid of zoom backgrounds, all featuring the Museum

The National Nordic Museum is closed but you can hang out in your favorite gallery online. Check out our collection of downloadable pictures suitable for your next Zoom chat or desktop wallpaper.

Apr 02, 2020
Man reading Nordic Kultur with dog

The Museum Store goes online with the ultimate "Stay at Home" packages to make people feel a bit more hygge. This gift package featured a pound of our special-blend Nordic Spirit coffee, a brand new t-shirt design, and a copy of our latest issue of Nordic Kultur.

Look for more merchandise to come and remember Members get more! Find the Museum Store at nnmstore.org.

Mar 13, 2020
Make a special gift

We have made the difficult decision to close the National Nordic Museum as of Saturday, March 14, and plan to remain closed until such time as it is safe to reopen. We will keep you informed through regular updates. And we are hopeful that we will be able to welcome you back to the Museum soon to celebrate and share all the offerings of the National Nordic Museum.

Please explore our online offerings for now.