Press Release


January 5, 2018

Media Contact:

Kauilani Robinson, Visit Seattle
(206) 461-5839 |

Take a Winter Getaway and Discover Why Seattle is a Cultural Hotspot

This February, Stay at a Downtown Seattle Hotel and Experience the City’s Culture and Creativity with Half-Off Entry to 40 Museums

SEATTLE – The fourth annual Seattle Museum Month, running February 1-28, 2018, offers downtown Seattle hotel guests 50 percent off the admission price to participating museums and cultural institutions. To see the full list of participating museums, guests can visit the Seattle Museum Month website at

A Seattle winter getaway in February is the perfect opportunity to visit Seattle’s most fun and diverse museums. New this year to Seattle Museum Month are the Tacoma Art Museum and the Seattle Children’s Museum, in addition to returning museums including Seattle Art Museum, Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI), Museum of Flight, Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), Seattle Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture and Chihuly Garden and Glass.

These discounts are only valid for guests staying at one of the participating hotels, up to four people, during hotel stay dates. Visitors must present an official Seattle Museum Month guest pass at participating museums to redeem the discounts.

“The Alexis hotel along with the three other Kimpton hotels in the city excitedly welcome the return of Seattle Museum Month,” said Tom Waithe, Regional Vice President of Kimpton Hotels, Pacific Northwest and Mountain Regions. “We have seen a tremendous surge in winter weekend visitor interest to the city when there’s opportunity to explore and save at so many venues. Our hope is that this year Seattle Museum Month is the best ever, and the program continues to grow and develop in the years ahead.”

“Seattle Museum Month provides visitors with an opportunity to discover Seattle’s unique traditions of innovation and ingenuity by exploring the most important cultural organizations in the region,” says Leonard Garfield, Executive Director of Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI).  “MOHAI is happy to participate in this exciting program that shares the best our city has to offer.”

Since the launch of Seattle Museum Month in 2015, the program has established itself as the perfect winter retreat for anyone, of all ages, to experience Seattle’s unique and engaging museum collection, spanning arts, history, heritage, pop culture, natural history, aviation, and more.

About Visit Seattle:
Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County’s official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50 years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region. For more information, visit

About Seattle Museum Month:
Seattle Museum Month is produced by Visit Seattle and funded by the Seattle Tourism Improvement Area (STIA), a dedicated marketing fund assessed from guests at the 61 downtown Seattle hotels. The program was created to encourage travelers to visit Seattle in February and celebrate the incredible arts and culture scene present in the region.

The full list of participating museums in Seattle Museum Month is below.

  1. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art*
  2. Bellevue Arts Museum
  3. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center*
  4. Burke Museum
  5. Center for Wooden Boats*
  6. Chihuly Garden and Glass
  7. Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center*
  8. Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum
  9. Frye Art Museum*
  10. Henry Art Gallery
  11. Job Carr Cabin Museum*
  12. Kids Discovery Museum
  13. Kitsap County Historical Society & Museum
  14. Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Seattle*
  15. LeMay – America’s Car Museum
  16. Living Computers: Museum + Labs
  17. The Museum of Flight
  18. Museum of Glass
  19. Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)
  20. Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP), formerly known as EMP Museum
  21. Northwest African American Museum
  22. Northwest Railway Museum*
  23. Olympic Sculpture Park*
  24. Pacific Bonsai Museum*
  25. Pacific Science Center
  26. Puget Sound Navy Museum*
  27. Seattle Aquarium
  28. Seattle Art Museum
  29. Seattle Children’s Museum
  30. Seattle Pinball Museum
  31. Shoreline Historical Museum*
  32. The Steamer Virginia V Foundation*
  33. Suquamish Tribal Museum
  34. Tacoma Art Museum
  35. S. Naval Undersea Museum*
  36. USS Turner Joy Museum Ship
  37. Valentinetti Puppet Museum*
  38. Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
  39. Woodland Park Zoo
  40. W. Seymour Conservatory*


* = Free Admission






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