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Free Admission Days at Northwest African American Museum
First Thursdays of the month | 11AM-7PM
Northwest African American Museum
2300 S Massachusetts St Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 518-6000 | naamnw.org | Calendar
What does it mean to be African American in the Pacific Northwest? It is a beautiful range of colors and hues — a diversity of experiences and locations. African Americans come from a variety of countries of origin, both known and unknown representing an assortment of religions, a staggering array of occupations, a multitude of co-workers, neighbors, friends and families, and an ever evolving community that continues to shape and reshape the human experience in the Pacific Northwest region. The Northwest African American Museum invites you to explore this continually changing story, for it is yours, it is mine, it is all of ours.
Museum Hours of Operation
- Mondays: CLOSED
- Tuesdays: CLOSED
- Wednesdays: 11:00am – 5:00pm
- Thursdays: 11:00am – 7:00pm
- Fridays: 11:00am – 5:00pm
- Saturdays: 11:00am – 5:00pm
- Sundays: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Children (5&under) Free
*Free admission first Thursday of every month
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Location & Directions:
NAAM is located on the corner of 23rd Avenue and S. Massachusetts Street, just south of downtown Seattle. Free parking is available on site.
Traveling North: I-5 North, merge onto I-90 E via EXIT 164A toward SPOKANE. Take EXIT 3, the RAINIER AVE S exit, turn right onto Rainier Avenue. Turn left (east) on S. Massachusetts Street, the Museum is three blocks up on the left.
Traveling South: I-5 South, merge onto I-90 E via EXIT 164 toward BELLEVUE/SPOKANE. Take EXIT 3, the RAINIER AVE S exit, turn right onto Rainier Avenue. Turn left (east) on S. Massachusetts Street, the Museum is three blocks up on the left.
Traveling West: I-90 West, Take EXIT 3A, the RAINIER AVE. SOUTH exit. Turn slight right onto Rainier Avenue. Turn left (east) on S. Massachusetts Street, the Museum is three blocks up on the left.
Click here to view Seattle Metro Transit routes for visiting the museum.
Volunteering at the Northwest African American Museum is a great way to support the arts in your community. Please take a look at our volunteer positions and benefits then follow these simple steps to get involved.
Step 1) Fill out and turn in your Volunteer Application.
Step 2) You will be contacted by the volunteer manager to schedule a orientation / interview within a week.
Step 3) Join the NAAM Team.