The Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) is the largest private heritage organization in Washington State. MOHAI is dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing and teaching the diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. MOHAI opened its doors in February 1952, evolving from the Seattle Historical Society, formed in 1911.
Visit an Urban Oasis on the North Side of Downtown Seattle
Lake Union Park is at 860 Terry Ave. N., just a 20 minute walk or 13 minute streetcar ride from Downtown. Stroll through our waterfront park and stop for coffee or a glass of wine at South Lake Cafe. Sign up for a class, hop on a boat or take a moment to sit by the water and catch your breath.
2018 Major Events at Lake Union Park
March 31, The Center for Wooden Boats Gala Auction (CWB)
May 26-27, Classic Workboat Show (NW Seaport)
July 4, Fireworks on the Lake (Seafair)
July 4, 4th of July at The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB)
August 11, Fire Fighters Cruise (Fireboat Duwamish)
September 29-30, Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival (CWB)
October 6, Fire Day (MOHAI)
October 10-14, Festival of Light (MOHAI)
November 24, Greet the Season (all Park partners)
Answers to common questions asked by park visitors:
PUBLIC BATHROOMS & drinking water are available during operating hours at South Lake Cafe, near the big clock.
The closest ATM is at Art Marble 21, across the footbridge on Westlake Avenue.
A children's play structure can be found just east of the park, on the other side of Daniel's Broiler.
How to sign up for one-on-one sailing lessons...
What's happening at MOHAI today...
Learn about lightships & old tugs at nwseaport.org
The history behind steamship VIRGINIA V
Why is that Native American man always carving canoes in the park?