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Museum of Pop Culture

325 5th Avenue North, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 98109-4630
+1 206-770-2700
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Beautiful Building

I didn't go in but from an architectural point of view this building is beautiful. Very nice part... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gold Coast, Australia
Was a little disappointing

We were excited to go to MOPOP however for the price it was disappointing. For the size of this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Canberra, Australia
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Visit a museum like no other on earth. EMP Museum, located next to Seattle’s historic Space Needle, houses some of the world’s most legendary pop culture artifacts. Test your DJ skills in Sound Lab, take over the spotlight in On Stage, and get the scoop on the world’s most mesmerizing producers of pop culture. Hands-on experiences, iconic artifacts, and award-winning exhibitions featuring luminaries in the fields of music, literature, television, and film make EMP a destination unlike any other.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“jimi hendrix” (531 reviews)
“sci fi” (340 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
325 5th Avenue North, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA 98109-4630
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't go in but from an architectural point of view this building is beautiful. Very nice part of the city and well worth a stroll past even if you don't go in

Thank Halmark
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were excited to go to MOPOP however for the price it was disappointing. For the size of this museum it just doesn’t seem to have body and soul and I was surprised that almost half of it was dedicated to tv and movies like...More

Thank rachellee122
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It will make you feel like a kid again! There is Star Trek Memorabilia that we just loved. There was a video game room. What horror movies ared made of. Just something here for everyone. This was mine and my kids favorite !

Thank wlmja17
Reviewed 5 days ago

Formerly the EMP (Experience Music Project), this Cleveland Native still prefers the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame overall, but there are some notable aspects to the MPOP. Personally my favorite is the SciFi Museum that is in the basement. Events at the Sky Church...More

Thank Landinn D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I thought the museum had a lot of really cool movie and music artifacts and had a lot of potential, but overall lacked a coherent structure. They have a section for fantasy, sci-fi, etc. but each of these sections was sort of a jumbled collection...More

Thank Icarus4335
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The space was amazing, so much to look at , was very curious to what all was down stairs towards the entrance , will definetly be back for a more casual day not just for work!

Thank hether r
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thank goodness for EMP, or MoPop as it is now called. The architecture inside is just as wild and there are a bunch of hands on activities too.

Thank slowenglishtravel
Reviewed 6 days ago

On now, Star Trek and Jim Henson! Two inspirational examples of pop culture. What a treat. The guitar room is impressive, as is the sound lab.

Thank Cheryl E
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was a bit disappointed in this museum, honestly. We went to the Star Trek exhibit, which was fun, but not particularly insightful, and didn't seem to convey anything that hasn't been said 1000 times before. We also went through two very neat rooms of...More

Thank Barbara_in_FL
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Interesting but a strange collection of stuff. There was a little bit of sci fi fantasy and music blended together. Don’t think I would do it again

Thank kpbooth3
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Maribel F
10 November 2017|
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Debbie B | Reviewed this property |
Jim Henson and Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie were the only exhibits at this time. It is a small venue, quirky but fun. They also have regular ongoing exhibits.
Patricia H
7 July 2017|
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Response from 99Jerry | Reviewed this property |
We were there for several hours and I never saw anyone with any kind of animals. But I'm not sure if they are allowed or not.