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Partnership Highlight: MOHAI

MOHAI (Museum of History and Industry) is a museum on the shore of South Lake Union that tells the story of the Seattle region by exploring it’s past, present, and future. Each year, through a partnership agreement with Seattle Parks and Recreation, MOHAI provides free school trips for schools that qualify, free admission days, and free admission for certain people.

MOHAI at Lake Union Park

Free school trips: Free school trips are available to schools that:

  • Public School with 40% or more of enrolled students that qualify for government subsidized meals
  • Federally funded Headstart or ECEAP program
  • Youth program receiving 5% or more of its funding from government sources
  • Youth program in which 40% or more of the enrolled children receive some form of public assistance

Scholarships are also available to adult tour groups that serve low-income communities. Bus transportation reimbursement is also available to groups that qualify. More info here.

Free Admission Days: The museum is free on first Thursdays of every month and on Smithsonian Day (April 4). You can also check out a free membership pass from Seattle Public Library.

Free or Reduced Price Admission: The museum is free or discounted for those who qualify for Museums for All (those with SNAP benefits), Teen Tix, and always free to youth under 14.