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World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

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Address: 303 Sid Snyder Dr, Long Beach, WA 98631-3725
Phone Number: +1 360-642-4020
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Long Beach's winds make it a mecca for kite enthusiasts.

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Worth going to if you love kites or have any interest

I think anyone who loves kites should go thru. We learned a lot and had a great time looking at all the displays.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2015
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Lakebay, Washington
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Lakebay, Washington
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

I think anyone who loves kites should go thru. We learned a lot and had a great time looking at all the displays.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

We never knew that there are so many different kites & kite stunts. From floating animals to Japanese fighting kites to Chinese & other Asian styles. The current display downstairs of the Long Beach Kite Festival posters is a treat for art lovers, as are many of the kites.

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Thank pfcoach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

As a kid I played with kites, but I never knew just how diverse the world of kites can be. There are kites from all over the world, with wonderful videos on how kites are used in other cultures. There is a part on how kites were used in WWII. Worth a stop.

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Sumpter, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

What a blast! Every which way you look there's something colorful and one if a kind in the sky. Too many events going on to go to them all. Will remember our first kite fight we saw forever!

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Thank jagsigns
Queen Creek, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

We've been to this museum a couple times and have enjoyed seeing it evolve. It is very small but has a nice selection of kites from around the world and does a nice job explaining how kites have been used throughout history. They also have set up some videos (both historical and current) which I enjoy the most. I'd love... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I've never been into kites but during a day trip to the beach, it was close by. It had some really unique kites. I think it was the only museum I've ever been in where you can actually touch the displays. If you're a fan of kites, this is a must see.

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Clearfield, Utah, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

The World Kite Museum makes a lovely diversion for an hour or two while you're in Long Beach. The collection includes some beautiful kites from around the world and a fascinating look at military uses for kites. Videos supplement the artifacts and give an opportunity to see kites in action. And, of course, you'll learn about annual Washington State International... More 

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Caldwell, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Small quaint museum about kites with every kind of kite you could imagine on sale. Worth a short stop especially with children but my wife and I were traveling alone and we enjoyed the museum a lot.

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Napavine, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Never having been to a kite museum before, I wasn't sure what to expect. But, overall, it was an interesting place to visit, especially if you are into kites. It covers a wide array of kite types and the history of kites from all over the world. They had two cool project areas (meant mostly for kids, but we adults... More 

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Buffalo, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

This is a fun and exciting place to visit. Kite flying is a long standing tradition at the beach. And, Long Beach is the best place for it. Take the family and learn about the best of the best. It will inspire you to take up kite flying as a fun family tradition.

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