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Henry Art Gallery

University of Washington, 15th Avenue NE and NE 41st

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The Henry Art Gallery is the oldest museum in Washington state, founded by Horace Henry in 1890. It focuses on American art, and the collection, built over the years, now has more than 23,500 objects displayed in 46,000 square feet.

Henry Art Gallery Information

  • Public Transportation: Good (easily accessible by bus)
  • Handicapped Accessibility: Good
  • Hours: Thursday–Sunday 11 a.m.–9 p.m., closed Monday–Wednesday
  • Admission: $10, seniors $6, members, high-school, and college students free
  • Free Day: Thursday
  • Tours: The museum regularly offers 50-minute tours to student and community groups
  • Membership: Individual membership is $45 and includes unlimited free admission to all exhibitions, discounts on education programs, lectures, and films, invitations to Henry’s events and exhibition openings, and discounts and perks from the Henry’s merchant partners. Discounted memberships for students $25, and seniors $30 are also available. Members at the Sustaining level ($125) and above have the added benefit of reciprocal membership privileges to more than 300 museums through the North American Reciprocal Membership Program (NARM).