MOHAI reopens in new location

Article by Monica Brown

The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) is reopening in its new location on the weekend before the New Year. The new location is at Lake Union Park within a restored facility which offers 50,000 square feet of exhibit space.

The two permanent exhibits comprise of, True Northwest: The Seattle Journey which features thousands of artifacts and images which tell the regions history and Waterways to the World a maritime gallery with artifacts from the MOHAI and Puget Sound Maritime Historical Society. The two temporary exhibits will on display are; Celluloid Seattle, examines Seattle’s relationship with film and how it has developed over history on display till Sept 8th, 2013 and Punctum/Poetry, will help bring to life MOHAI’s historic photo collection through poetry and spoken word produced by Seattle high school students and will be on display till May 27th, 2013.

Exhibits soon to come are; Still Afloat, Seattle’s Floating Homes and The Center for Innovation an exploration and showcase of the region’s history of innovation.


The MOHAI is located at:

860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109


Hours of Operation:

Open daily from 10am to 5pm and Thursdays 10am to 5pm, except Christmas and Thanksgiving.


Admission prices:

Free for youth, 14 and under (with adult)

$14 for adults
$12 for seniors (65 and older), Students and Military


Admission is free the first Thursday of every month.


For inquiries please either visit their site MOHAI or call at 206-324-1126