Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, Seattle

4.5
#7 of 30 in Museums in Seattle
At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, we hope to educate, inspire, and motivate people by sharing stories of work that is improving lives, from Seattle to South Africa. Through our interactive exhibits, visitors can investigate some of the world’s tough challenges and learn how to act on their own ideas and solutions.

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  • During a Segway tour of Seattle, our tour guide suggested we take a little bit of time and visit the Gates Foundation. It wasn't even on our radar but we are so glad we were able to fit it in. The gat...  more »
  • ....and that is what happens if you visit! This visitor center is only a few blocks from the Space Needle, and it is worth an hour or two of your time. Everyday at 2 p.m. there is a free guided tour. ...  more »
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  • One of the most underrated spots in all of Seattle. If you're a forward thinker and want to learn about how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is changing the world with the support of its many partners and employees, this place is not to be missed. Centrally located near Seattle Center but away from the CBD, you can experience a medium sized gallery divided up in to 4 large sections. Every section captures your attention with audio/visual presentation and many hands on exhibits to allow visitor interaction. Highly recommend checking out this place whether you're young or old, in a group or alone. Tours at 2pm from Tuesday-Saturday.
  • A very cool and inspiring center. I really enjoy their food at their cafeteria. Just amazing projects, people, and food.
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