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National Nordic Museum Seattle

Your Gateway to Nordic History and Contemporary Culture

The National Nordic Museum shares Nordic culture, values, and ideas with people of all ages and backgrounds to create connections, generate dialogue, and inspire new perspectives.

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Aug 1 - 31, 2024

Run Like a Viking

5K/10K/Half Marathon: $45



August 1, 2024

Free First Thursday

10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Members & Non-Members: Free

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August 2, 2024

Exhibition Opening Party: Djurberg & Berg

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Members: Free

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About the Museum

Located in Seattle, WA, the National Nordic Museum traces the Nordic themes of connection to nature, sustainability, social justice, and innovation from the earliest anthropological records through contemporary Nordic society.

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    Members get more! Get free admission to the Museum, early access to special exhibitions, and discounts to events, the Store, and Freya.

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    When you give to the Museum you're supporting the development of exceptional exhibitions and programs that share the Nordic spirit and helping to preserve Nordic artifacts of historical significance.

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    Our Mission

    Our core values inform everything we do at the Museum: openness, sustainability, social justice, and innovation.

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Art, design, and mementos of Nordic culture

Shop our store online or in-person for all things Nordic living.

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From our collections

Our permanent collections build out our public display and can be used for reference, research & preservation.

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Dines Carlsen Drawings

In the summer of 2020, the National Nordic Museum received 943 Dines Carlsen drawings from the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields.

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2655 NW Market Street

Seattle, WA 98107