Wing Luke Asian Museum

A museum of its kind in America, the Wing Luke Asian Museum has collections depicting the history and culture of the American Asian and Pacific Islanders which include their experiences. The museum includes arts volunteered by the local community and is aimed at promoting peace and understanding between multicultural groups through the exhibits and programs.

The collection includes both historical and modern and are in the form of photographs and texts among other media. Current collections come from the Modern Asians and Pacific Americans engaged in arts and performances. In essence, the museum serves a number of functions in the community; as a community centre, art and cultural museum.

The museum features an attractive building design with few changes here and there to improve the building. Its design has earned it two national awards in competitions; Great Places Award and the International Interior Design Association, more reason why you should sample this museum on your next Seattle traveling. This museum which is made of wood, steel and glass is a good preserve of what it is mandated to keep and provides fine views of the collections.

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The museum does not offer parking but parking space is available in the nearby streets and lots at a small fee. Online Seattle travel guides have the image of the Wing Luke Asian Museum together with the descriptions and the traveling information on how to get it.

You can attend the various exhibits and programs held in the museum and learn something about social justice and multicultural understanding. You can also hold meetings and attend performances held from time to time. Membership to the museum is available which can be registered online. The store inside the museum is where you can buy something about the culture of the said people; books, videos and documentaries among others.

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Wing Luke Asian Museum Address
719 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104-3035

Tel: (206) 623-5124 Fax: (206) 623-4559
Email: N/A

Wing Luke Asian Museum Hours:
Tuesday-Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday: Closed

First Thursday & third Saturday of the month, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Ticket Information for Wing Luke Asian Museum:
Adult: $12.95
Senior: $9.95
Student (age 13-18 or with student ID): $9.95
Youth (age 5-12): $8.95
Child (under 5 years old): Free
Members: Free admission year-round!


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