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Pacific Bonsai Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Picture Perfect!

So many beautiful bonsai, including one's that I have read about. An incredible collection to view... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Stuart, Florida, United States
The art of bonsai

This is a gem of a find. Nestled by the Weyerhaeuser building, the Pacific Bonsai Museum is an... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
Graham, Washington
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Pacific Bonsai Museum connects people to nature through the living art of bonsai. We feature world-class bonsai from the Pacific Rim nations of Canada, China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the United States. Free and open to the public six days a week...more
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2515 S 336th St, Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus, Federal Way, WA 98001-9769
+1 253-353-7345
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

So many beautiful bonsai, including one's that I have read about. An incredible collection to view and admire if a seasoned enthusiast or a novice. Wish I had had more time there, but will definitely go again to see on my next trip to Seattle....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

This is a gem of a find. Nestled by the Weyerhaeuser building, the Pacific Bonsai Museum is an oasis of exquisite bonsai. It is mostly an outdoor collection and fairly young, but there are some beautiful specimens and many include the story of the tree...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Was very beautiful place and well maintained. The gift shop prices were very reasonable. I would definitely come again.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anastasiafrost75
Reviewed 26 September 2018

I'll never seriously look at a tree the same way again. The simple, massive beauty of each tree was remarkable. The plaque which accompanies each tree providing its history and objectives of the artist who formed it totally changed my understanding of the art form....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This is the 2nd time i have visited the Pacific Bonsai Museum and I am glad i came back. They have added additional trees and they are worth the visit. Most of the trees have been worked on for over 40 years and 1 over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Perhaps the best American Bonsai in the Country. Many of the Bonsai are well over 100 years old. Some of the Bonsai is on loan from Japan and is estimated to be over 1000 years old. For sure worth a visit. Its just off I-5...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jadehawk
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Whether you are a bonsai fanatic, or just fascinated by interesting things that grow, you must visit this museum. The collection is diverse and the setting is really nice: good displays and plenty of room to walk around. This one is up there with the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim L
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This is a gem that I think many people overlook. Not far by car from Seattle, the grounds also house a rhododendron gardens (although we didn't have time to visit both on our last trip). The rhododendron gardens have a specific admission fee to enter,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were looking for things to do/places to see in the Auburn area on a quick trip that way and I found information about this place on the internet, along with the Rhododendron Garden (which is next to it). We weren't expecting much here, based...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank GeenaG4me
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The origin of "Bonsai" (which means "tray planted") is China, though both the Japanese and Chinese have taken such to a fine art. In Chinese, such works are called "Pen Jin". In past times, "wizards" would find nature's stunts, and tray, or pot them; the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Megamaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are tours available but must be scheduled beforehand. No outlander location...