Featuring mesmerizing exhibits, interactive installations, oral histories, and a wealth of learning opportunities.
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Open January 31–October 4, 2015
Explore the trials and triumphs in dressing the Star Wars™ universe in this special behind-the-scenes look at the costumes that shaped the identities of the most iconic characters of our time.
Presenting nearly 60 hand-crafted costumes from the first six blockbuster Star Wars films, Rebel, Jedi, Princess, Queen: Star Wars™ … more
Step inside a gigantic, mysterious alien spacecraft. Within, it contains a treasure trove of objects, images, and information from hundreds, possibly thousands of other worlds from the farthest reaches of the universe. Now this fully-automated ship—a traveler, documenter, and collector of artifacts—has come to Earth and invited us to come aboard.
Packed with more than 150 artifacts from iconic films and television shows, Infinite Worlds of Scien… more
In late 1991, Nirvana exploded on the national music scene, transforming Seattle and the Pacific Northwest from a faraway backwater to the epicenter of popular music culture. Nirvana's infectious single, "Smells Like Teen Spirit," saturated the airwaves and MTV, sparking a worldwide grunge revolution, extinguishing the rule of hair metal, and giving birth to alternative rock.
Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses explores the public and personal st… more
Learn how a new breed of gamers are leaving their mark on gaming history at EMP’s Indie Game Revolution. Featuring the stories of more than forty independent video game developers, designers, coders, composers, and critics, EMP presents a dynamic, immersive space inviting you to witness the present and future of gaming as it unfolds.
Press your finger to the pulse of a revolution with a playable look into twenty rotating titles from around the w… more
At the start of the 2013 season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson challenged his teammates to believe with one simple question: “Why not us?” It took 38 grueling seasons, but in 2014 the Seattle Seahawks and the Northwest celebrated their first-ever Super Bowl championship victory.
They didn’t do it alone. Every game day, a tenaciously loyal and record-breakingly loud fan base gives the Seahawks a 12-on-11 advantage every play. These … more
From The Wizard of Oz and The Princess Bride to Harry Potter, Fantasy: Worlds of Myth and Magic invites audiences on a fantastical journey to unearth the inspiration behind this genre’s most magnificent creations.
Pet a dragon designed by Seattle Opera, view an original manuscript page from Game of Thrones, and revel in hands-on installations that include world building and mapmaking. See David Bowie’s Jareth the Goblin King outfit from Labyrint… more
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