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freya cafe with guests enjoying coffee and food.

Freya is open! Enjoy pastries, espresso, lunch offerings, and handcrafted cocktails courtesy of  Lovely Night at the National Nordic Museum. Whether you're craving a bite to eat after wandering our galleries, or simply looking for a cozy spot for fika in the Ballard neighborhood, Freya is the the spot to be! Check out the full menu below.


Planning Your Visit

  • Buying Tickets

    The best way to visit the Museum is to reserve your tickets online, in-advance. While walk-ins are always welcome, securing your ticket online will guarantee your entrance.

    Buy Tickets
  • Hours & Directions

    The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday 10am – 5pm. Paid parking is available on the south side of the building.

    Details on Hours & Directions
  • Group Tours

    Group tours are available for schools, companies, organizations, and more.

    Contact Us for Group Tours
  • Accessibility

    Our facility meets ADA-certified accessibility standards. We also have options for wheelchair loans, magnifiers available for low vision guests, and more.

    Accessibility Information
  • What’s in the Neighborhood

    The Museum is located in Ballard, a Seattle neighborhood with a rich history of Nordic immigration. Today, it's a vibrant, diverse neighborhood located on Seattle’s working waterfront with plenty to explore–restaurants, shops, nightlife, breweries, and the Hiram Chittenden Locks.

    Explore Ballard, WA
  • Tips For Your Visit

    Know before you go. Information related to Guest Services, discount admission prices, and more. 

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