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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center

440 5th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109-4631
+1 206-709-3100
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Very informative

Very informative, not only about the Foundation's work around the world, but also about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Maria S
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Surrey, Canada
An added free activity adjacent to Space Needle

Went to it because it was adjacent to the Space Needle Very interesting and interactive We did not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David M
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative, not only about the Foundation's work around the world, but also about contemporary issues and potential solutions! Gave me a lot of ideas for my class on sustainable development!

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to it because it was adjacent to the Space Needle Very interesting and interactive We did not go on the guided tour which I think would have helped Left intrigued and contemplative.

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center after watching the Nutcracker ballet. It was convenient to visit the Center as it is right next to the parking garage on Harrison and 5th. We were short on time, so we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Discovery Center to see an exhibit "Women Hold up Half the Sky." It was nicely integrated into the overall education mission of the Gates Foundation. The center provided a very good introduction to the history and work of the Gates Foundation....More

Thank waterandmore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very glad to visit this place and were very impressed by the amazing contribution that the foundation was doing across the world to make lives better for the underprivileged. Bill Gates' parents were influential towards the start of this Foundation and it's a...More

Thank Jeuneyang
Reviewed 10 December 2017

As a massive fan of Melinda and Bill for their humanitarian works I was in awe of this place. I made my husband walk to the other side of town to see it and he was surprisingly impressed by the building and the museum. Lovely...More

Thank Halmark
Reviewed 27 November 2017

The Discovery Center is a great introduction to what the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is focusing their efforts on. Before I wandered in on a sightseeing walk, I had no idea what they were working on, but the exhibits here do a great job...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

It was by chance that we even visited this place. I think we were walking around after our visit to MOPOP and saw this building. I'm so glad we did. We spent a few hours just looking at everything Bill and Melinda do and how...More

1  Thank travellingstax
Reviewed 13 November 2017

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 12 November 2017 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
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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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