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National Nordic Museum will be closed to the public until further notice. Find our latest closure information and how you can help the Museum here


Directions + Parking

General parking is available in the Museum’s parking lot which can be accessed from the corner of Market and 28th; the rate is $2/hour unless otherwise marked.

Visitors may find alternative parking along Market Street, in the residential neighborhood surrounding the Museum, or at the Hiram Chittenden Locks parking lot—a 5-minute walk to the Museum.

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

SDOT currently has construction going on NW Market Street west of the Museum.

To see the current status:

You can view a map of 28th Ave NW Construction here.

You can view a map of South side work on NW Market Street here.

The National Nordic Museum shares Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place.