MOHAI is treasured locally and respected nationally as a vibrant
resource where history inspires us to be our best, individually and
collectively. By collecting and preserving artifacts and stories of our diverse
history, MOHAI highlights our regional tradition of innovation and imagination.
Through compelling exhibits, scholarship, education, public programs, and
community engagement, MOHAI bridges the past, present, and future. MOHAI is a
place and a community of people with histories of successes and failures that:
bind us together; amuse, disturb, and inspire us; inform and guide us; and
deepen our connection with our heritage.
For more than 60 years, MOHAI
has been dedicated to enriching lives by preserving, sharing, and teaching the
diverse history of Seattle, the Puget Sound region and the nation. With a
collection of nearly 4 million artifacts, photographs, oral histories and
archival items, and an expansive schedule of exhibits and programs, MOHAI is
the region’s premier history center. MOHAI operates a dramatic and
award-winning museum in Lake Union Park in Seattle’s vibrant South Lake Union
neighborhood, and a Resource Center in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood. MOHAI
also hosts the Bezos Center for Innovation, focusing on the history and future
of innovation in the Puget Sound region.
MOHAI is accredited by the
American Alliance of Museums, and is an official affiliate of the Smithsonian
Institution. For more information, please visit www.mohai.org.