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The Museum of History & Industry’s (MOHAI) permanent exhibit, True Northwest: The Seattle Journey, traverses through the real Seattle story: from an age when Native American cultures first came into contact with Europeans to the region’s transformation into a major global hub.

Find out how the city rebuilt after a devastating fire, made a fortune in a legendary gold rush, reshaped its natural setting, boomed during two World Wars and two World’s Fairs, and challenged the status quo in the 20th century.

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Through October 14, 2019

Seattle Style: Fashion/Function

What Seattleites wear—past and present—reveals something captivating about the city’s sartorial spirit. Seattle Style: Fashion/Function highlights how elegance and practicality co-existed and converged in Seattle wardrobes, providing new insights into local clothing ranging from couture to grunge aesthetics.

Through June 2, 2019

Tinker Tower

Welcome to the Tinker Tower, a space for young children to innovate through play! Being curious, asking questions, and exploring solutions are all part of the fun of learning. MOHAI’s Tinker Tower allows children the opportunity to solve problems and practice independent thinking. Tools and tips are provided in the exhibit to help adults understand early learning experiences, including ideas about how to engage with children while they tinker and explore the museum.

Permanent Exhibit

Bezos Center for Innovation

Explore how innovation shaped the Puget Sound region and changed the world. Through interactive exhibits, community and educational programs, and first-person insights from leading innovators, discover Seattle’s role as a nexus of big ideas and new directions.

Permanent Exhibit

True Northwest: The Seattle Journey

Discover how Puget Sound’s dramatic environment, diverse population, connections to the broader world, and inventive spirit have shaped its history.

Permanent Exhibit

Maritime Seattle

Maritime Seattle celebrates Seattle’s long relationship with water, and illustrates how maritime and industrial activities have shaped what the city has become.

Leonard Garfield Fund

Celebrating 20 Years!

May 22 at MOHAI

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