Seattle Art Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Seattle
9 / 10

12 expert reviews

“Seattle's museum trifecta—the downtown Seattle Art Museum, the Seattle Asian Art Museum, and the Olympic Sculpture Park—could keep even the most ardent museum lover busy for days. ”

– Afar Magazine

Fodor's Fodor's
"Highlights SAM's permanent collection surveys American, Asian, Native American, African, Oceanic, and pre-Columbian art." Full review
Concierge Concierge
"The new wing houses modern and contemporary art, including a few pieces of note like Jackson Pollack's Sea Change, along with special exhibits and African and Islamic art."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The ultrasleek new building now has 35 bright and pristine permanent galleries, including two with free admission that share the first and second floors with a chic restaurant." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Extensive permanent holdings." Full review
On the Grid On the Grid
"Located in the heart of Downtown, the SAM’s installations and special exhibitions sit at the center of Seattle’s creative expression and energy, boasting a lot of heritage and PNW history." Full review
Be sure to check out the porcelain room on the 4th floor and the “art and life along the Northwest coast” exhibit.
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