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National Nordic Museum- Virtual Tour

National Nordic Museum- Virtual Tour

National Nordic Museum- Virtual Tour

The National Nordic Museum is a museum in Seattle, Washington, dedicated to the history of the area’s Nordic immigrants.

The museum exhibits Nordic culture, preserving collections, and cultural experiences from Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish Americans.

The museum was founded in 1980 and was designated as the National Nordic Museum in 2019. 

The museum was initially known as the ‘Nordic Heritage Museum’ and was later renamed with the mission is to share:

“Nordic culture with people of all ages and backgrounds by exhibiting art and objects, preserving collections, providing educational and cultural experiences, and serving as a community gathering place.”

Its Cultural Resource Center holds 15500 books published in Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish. It also contained 3000 audio/visual materials, 4000 music scores, 2500 books, and 40 periodical subscriptions.

The museum’s focus is on folk customs, traditional dance, traditional music, folk art, and folk attire for Nordic cultures. 

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Viking-era artifacts – National Nordic Museum

Highlights of the National Nordic Museum

  • Nordic Heritage Exhibits consisting of five ethnic galleries
  • Viking-era artifacts
  • 4,000-year-old stone axes
  • Nordic Woodcarving
  • Annual community events, Nordic Sól and Julefest
  • Nordic Folk Art
  • Fishing and Logging Galleries
  • Iceland Exhibits
  • Norway Exhibits
  • Denmark Exhibits
  • Finland Exhibits
  • Sweden Exhibits

National Nordic Museum- Virtual Tour

Viking-era artifacts – National Nordic Museum

National Nordic Museum

  • Museum:              National Nordic Museum
  • Previously:            Nordic Heritage Museum and then the Nordic Museum
  • City:                      Seattle
  • State:                    Washington
  • Country:               United States
  • Established:         1980
  • Type:                    Heritage Museum
  • Location:              2655 NW Market Street, Seattle, Washington, U.S.

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National Nordic Museum – 360 Views

National Nordic Museum – 360 Views

National Nordic Museum – 360 Views

National Nordic Museum – 360 Views

National Nordic Museum

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National Nordic Museum

National Nordic Museum

National Nordic Museum

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National Nordic Museum

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