All exhibits are currently closed

while we move into our new home in downtown Ballard.

Opening May 2018

Nordic Lights Film Festival

9th Annual Film Festival

JANUARY 11 – 14, 2018

A cutting-edge cinematic festival offering immersion into the world of Nordic films during the chilly winter season.

We focus on contemporary, award-winning films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and Sápmi.

Nordic Heritage Museum is thrilled to present our ninth Nordic Lights Film Festival, hosted at SIFF Film Center and the SIFF Cinema Uptown in downtown Seattle. 

2018 festival passes are now sold out!

Advance individual tickets are available for:

  • Borg vs. McEnroe (and Opening Night reception): Tickets can be purchased here.

  • The Other Side of Hope (Sunday at 5:30pm): Tickets can be purchased here

For all other NLFF screenings, a limited number of tickets will be available at the door. 

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Thank you to our generous sponsors!

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.