All exhibits are currently closed

while we move into our new home in downtown Ballard.

Opening May 2018

Grand Opening


May 5 – 6, 2018

The event we've all been waiting for is finally here! On May 5, the new Nordic Museum is officially opening its doors.

What can you expect from our celebratory weekend? VIP guests from the US and the Nordic countries; traditional and contemporary Nordic music and dancing; festivities lasting all weekend long; and of course, the opportunity to experience all that the new Nordic has to offer — from our special survey of contemporary Nordic art, Northern Exposure, to our brand-new core exhibition, Nordic Journeys, which takes visitors on a journey through 12,000 years of Nordic history. 

Ticketing Information

Members will be able to reserve tickets for Grand Opening Weekend beginning April 5Tickets will be released to the public on April 10.

Please note: We anticipate tickets to the new exhibitions will go fast, so become a Member and get yours early! Reserved timed ticketing will be available.

Schedule of Events

Thank you to our sponsor!

Our new facility will open May 5, 2018!


Closed During Transition!

Join us in May 2018
and be inspired by the values, traditions, art, and spirit of the Nordic peoples.