Skip to content
Located downtown, one block from Pike Place Market, global art collections, temporary installations, and special exhibitions from around the world bridge cultures and centuries.The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people.Tickets get you into all SAM collections, and installations, including the special exhibition
You can find school tour information Discounted rates are available for groups of 10 or more when visiting the permanent collection.For K-12 visits and school tours, please find more
Please Printed copies of the current audio tour may be available at the Ticketing Desk. Boats from West Seattle, Bremerton, and Bainbridge, Blake, Vashon, and Vancouver Islands disembark within walking distance from SAM.Planning a visit to Seattle? For more details on Gov. Contact the King County COVID-19 Business and Community Information Line (Monday – Friday) 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at 206-296-1608. Wheelchairs are on a first-come, first-served basis and the number of wheelchairs is limited.Magnifiers for use in the museum galleries, educational resource rooms, and the Bullitt Library are available at the 1st Avenue and Union Street coat check. The Education Resource Center (ERC) is a free lending library for educators and families covering art history and art education, as well as interdisciplinary topics such as cultural studies, STEAM, and language arts.
COVID-19 Update In light of the directives issued by the Governor’s office to limit the spread of coronavirus the Seattle Art Museum remains closed until further notice. Travelers to Seattle – and all destinations – should continue to observe the health recommendations of national and local public health officials, as they plan to travel, when they travel, and when they are visiting any destination.
For museums, theaters and symphonies, a coronavirus case study in S.F. For non-accessibility related questions please contact our
Tour times and topics vary throughout the year. For more information, please
Contact our Customer Service Center via email at email@example.com with any questions, concerns, or requests.
Please contact a SAM employee at the South Hall Admissions Desk for more information prior to the start of the event.The museum has a TTY (Text Telephone) for outgoing calls and is located at coat check at the 1st Avenue and Union Street entrance.Sign language is available for public tours and lecture programs upon request with two weeks' notice. Check out the best museums in Seattle to visit in 2020. Bar-area seating, karaoke or indoor entertainment is prohibited. You will need to present the discount validation ticket to the cashier when exiting the garage.
Cell phones may be used at the Olympic Sculpture Park, in the Asian Art Museum's Fuller Garden Court, in the Seattle Art Museum's Brotman Forum and South Hall, and in SAM Shops and Taste.Sketching with pencil and charcoal is permitted in all galleries of the museum devoted to SAM's collection. Three weeks' advanced notice is required to
Transcripts of videos on exhibition are available in the galleries and at the Ticketing Desk.The Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Library is a research library that supports study on general art history as well as on objects in SAM's collection in the areas of African art, American art, Australian Aboriginal and Oceanic art, classical, ancient Mediterranean and Islamic art, decorative arts, European art, modern and contemporary art, Native American art, Northwest art, and photography. Museum members receive a 10% discount at SAM Shop! May, Special to the SeattlePI. As with everything, please check the status of specific parks before you visit.Click to learn more about #RecreateResponsibly guidelinesThe Washington State Convention Center is temporarily closed to the public for the first time in its 36-year history. Bars are closed for indoor service. Travelers should take personal responsibility in verifying travel bookings – air, hotel, border crossings, reservations of all kinds – as new and changing restrictions are occurring daily.In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced a While there are no domestic travel bans currently in place for Washington State, the national travel infrastructure combined with stringent public health orders make travel much more challenging. We offer a variety of room options, accommodating groups of 15 to 1,500 people.The Seattle Art Museum strives to be accessible for all visitors and provides a variety of support services to assist with your visit.For more information about accessibility, please
The use of ink, fountain pens, or watercolors is prohibited.Have a question? Feel free to photograph friends and family and your favorite works of art, but please do not photograph any work with this symbol:For press and other special photography, including filming and video projects, please contact