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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center

440 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
+1 206-709-3100
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Great exhibit of what the Foundation is involved in funding/supporting

Self-guided tour; interactive exhibits. Explains how the Foundation was developed and continues to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pauline D
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West End, NC
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Because of the great achievements by Bill Gates with MS, I expected more of same level action at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Isaac B
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At the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center you can explore interactive exhibits and powerful stories highlighting how the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its partners are working to improve the quality of life for billions of people around the globe. Discover innovations and bold ideas to solve pressing challenges facing our most vulnerable communities locally and globally. Find out how ordinary people are changing the world—and get inspired to take action. Free and next to Seattle Center.
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440 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Self-guided tour; interactive exhibits. Explains how the Foundation was developed and continues to support innovative ideas and third world countries.

1  Thank Pauline D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because of the great achievements by Bill Gates with MS, I expected more of same level action at this foundation and gallery, but at same time, I had to reflect on who am I to judge Bill or this foundation. What ever we do of...More

Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was impressed with the low key yet inviting entrance into this admirable ‘make the world a better place’ focused centre. Kudos to the Gates on a job well done. The displays and photos are top notch. There are two small theatres also sharing good...More

Thank kpatters
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation headquarters tells the impressive story of projects the foundation has funded. It is small--can be seen in 1-1/2 hours--but you will leave feeling inspired to do something. My only quibble is that it could leave the visitor with a...More

Thank TechTraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t express how disappointed I am with this visitor centre. I’m most glad it’s close to space needle and the other museums so I can hit other tourist attractions after I escaped from this place. There’s no tour or guide at this place. Just...More

Thank juby2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well-presented displays communicate the work of the Foundation around the world. The overall theme is that "you too can make a difference!"

Thank swannygal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is impressive from the outside. A full block. Their programs are worthed to be known, appreciated and supported.

Thank Moshe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a 45 minute tour here from our conference. This was a free tour and highlighted the wonderful things done by the Gates Foundation. I was surprised the foundation is not designed to last for decades, but rather is spending money at a...More

Thank souldancer2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got watch Melinda Gates video lectures… They have identified domains where real help is needed. Kudos! From the moment you walk through the doors of the Microsoft Visitor Center, you’ll experience a glimpse into the future, balanced with a nod to the past. You’ll...More

1  Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in while doing a walk around Seattle Center. If you are interested in philanthropy, or learning more about the Gates', you will learn about the Gates Foundation and its work. Exept for those special interests, it is not a "must see" venue.

Thank Richard R
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cynde j
25 August 2017|
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Response from mercedese379 | Reviewed this property |
We took the bus because we did not want to deal with parking that foundation does not have it Sorry Yo will enjoy it
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ebur2n
30 December 2016|
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