EMP Museum

EMP Museum information

Location
Seattle , USA
Address
325 5th Ave N
Telephone
+1 206 770 2700
Getting there
Skytrain: Seattle Center
More information
www.empmuseum.org
Prices
adult/child $25/16
Opening hours
10am-7pm Jun-Aug, to 5pm Sep-May
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EMP (an acronym of the museum's original name 'Experience Music Project') is an inspired marriage between super-modern architecture and legendary rock-and-roll history that sprang from the imagination (and pocket) of Microsoft co-creator Paul Allen. Inside its avant-garde frame, designed by Canadian architect Frank Gehry, you can tune into the famous sounds of Seattle (with an obvious bias toward Jimi Hendrix and grunge) or attempt to imitate the masters in the Interactive Sound Lab. There's a permanent science-fiction exhibit on the same site.

Buy discounted tickets online.