The grand opening of this unique new museum happens May 5th in Seattle’s Ballard Neighborhood. This is one of the top ten new museums to open in North America this year. Featuring artifacts from pre-history and Viking times to contemporary modern fashion, design and music this will focus on history and cultures of Nordic Countries: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Iceland and how they influenced Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. Ballard was the primary settlement of Scandinavian fishermen and timber workers.
The museum features permanent exhibits as well as traveling and has a restaurant inside featuring Scandinavian food and drink such as open faced sandwiches.
The location of Seattle’s newest museum is at 2655 NW Market St., Seattle, WA 98107.
While in Ballard plan to visit nearby Chittenden Locks (Ballard Locks) the most popular tourist attraction in Seattle.