Hours, maps, directions, and everything you need to know about planning your museum visit.

EMP Museum is located at 325 5th Avenue N at Seattle Center.

The museum is easily accessible by car, numerous bus routes, and the historic Seattle Center Monorail, built in 1962 for the Seattle World's Fair. The Monorail departs every 10 minutes from the station at Seattle Center, and from Westlake Center Mall, at 5th and Pine Street.

Detailed Directions to EMP

EMP Hours

Summer Hours

May 27, 2016 - September 5, 2016
Daily 10:00am-7:00pm

Winter Hours

September 6, 2016 - May 25, 2017
Daily 10:00am-5:00pm

Special Operating Hours

Open daily 10:00am–5:00pm during "Winter Hours," and 10:00am–7:00pm during "Summer Hours" unless otherwise noted.

November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day): CLOSED
November 25–26, 2016: 10:00am–7:00pm
December 24, 2016 (Christmas Eve): 10:00am–4:00pm
December 25, 2016 (Christmas Day): CLOSED
December 26–30, 2016: 10:00am–7:00pm


Purchase a CityPASS

Save on admission to five top Seattle attractions including EMP Museum.


Make a Reservation

Visit with your friends, family, colleagues, school field trip, or any other group of ten or more and receive discounted admission.

Private Events

Inquire About Private Events

A spectacular venue suitable for a wide variety of events from weddings and parties to concerts and corporate meetings.

EMP Stores

EMP Stores


Daily 10:00am–5:30pm




Daily 10:00am–5:00pm

Where to Stay

Hotel Packages

Experience unique package deals and discounts at EMP partner hotels located within walking distance to the museum.