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First Thursday

Visit MOHAI on the first Thursday of every month for free admission to the museum’s permanent exhibits between 5–8pm.

Visit MOHAI for free on First Thursdays!

The first Thursday of every month, MOHAI stays open late and offers free admission to the museum’s permanent exhibits between 5-8 pm. Come visit the museum and explore everything Lake Union Park and South Lake Union have to offer.

Free admission includes: True Northwest: The Seattle Journey, Maritime Seattle, Kid-Struction Zone, and the Bezos Center for Innovation.

Special fees may apply for current temporary exhibits, see the date listings below for details.

The MOHAI Mercantile and Gourmondo at MOHAI Café are open until 8pm on First Thursdays.

Can’t come on First Thursday? Check out other free or discounted admission options.

Upcoming First Thursday Events

Join us at MOHAI for First Thursday events taking place from 5-8 pm on the following dates:

Free Access to MOHAI Permanent Exhibits

Photo: Nicole Ryan

Discover Innovation in Seattle

The latest ground-breaking ideas are featured in a rotating section within the Bezos Center for Innovation. A remarkable number of inventions have come from the  metro Seattle area. What are the ingredients for this culture of creativity?

Photo: Daniel Sheehan

Explore the Seattle Journey

Delve into Puget Sound’s history from the 1790s to today in an award-winning exhibit that combines artifacts, images, hands-on activities, and multimedia presentations. From the great fire to the influence of industries like rail and flight, you’ll find your True Northwest here.

MOHAI, Loan from the US Navy

Gaze Upon the City of Water

See for yourself the way that our relationship with water has shaped Seattle and the Pacific Northwest in Maritime Seattle, and check out 360° views of South Lake Union through a historic periscope.

Explore the Kid-Struction Zone

Kid-Struction Zone helps young visitors and their caregivers learn through fun, hands-on interactions while stimulating curiosity and creativity.

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