fbpx Directions + Parking | National Nordic Museum

The Museum is open Wednesdays through Sundays, 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.



Directions + Parking


The National Nordic Museum’s parking lot is located on the south side of the building and can be accessed from the corner of NW Market St and 28th Ave NW. Parking rates are $2.00 per hour and must be paid at the parking kiosks located at the base of the stairs or via app with REEF Mobile. 

Alternative parking options are available along NW Market Street, in the residential neighborhoods surrounding the Museum, and at the Hiram Chittenden Locks parking lot—a five-minute walk to the Museum.


Ballard is serviced by Metro buses 17 and 44. You may plan your Metro trip here: https://tripplanner.kingcounty.gov/


The Museum is located on the corner of NW Market Street and 28th Ave NW, adjacent to Habitude Salon and Western Fire and Safety.