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Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is a history museum of the culture, art, and history of Asian Pacific Americans located in Seattle, Washington's Chinatown-International District. As a National Park Service Affiliated Area and the first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, the museum offers an authentic and unique perspective on the American story. It is the only pan-Asian Pacific American community-based museum in the US.
Opened in 2008, Northwest African American Museum serves to present and preserve the connections between the Pacific Northwest and people of African descent and investigate and celebrate Black experiences in America through exhibitions, programs and events. The museum is housed in the historic Colman School building overlooking a beautiful, sprawling green park, named after rock legend, Jimi Hendrix, in the heart of Seattle's Central District.