Visit the Frye

Admission is always free.

The Frye Art Museum is located in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood, steps from Downtown and Capitol Hill.

Traffic disruption alert: Due to ongoing neighborhood construction projects, the blocks surrounding the Museum including Terry Ave, Cherry and Columbia Streets, may undergo periodic traffic disruptions or closures; street parking may be impacted during these windows. Unless otherwise noted, pedestrian access to the Museum will not be disrupted.

Please note, the parking lot across the street is no longer available. Upon completion of the construction project at 707 Terry Ave, limited underground parking will be available. Thank you for your understanding during this time of transition.


704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104


Tuesday–Sunday 11 am–5 pm
Thursday 11 am–7 pm
Closed Monday

Café Frieda closes one half hour before Museum closing, and at 6:30 pm on Thursday.

The Frye closes at 3 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The Frye is closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


The Frye Art Museum is wheelchair accessible. Two designated load/unload spaces are located at the main Terry Ave entrance, as well as two additional spaces at the Columbia St entrance. Designated disabled parking spaces are available on the west side of Terry Ave between Columbia St and Marion St. Wheelchairs are available at the main entrance; for assistance, please call 206 432 8219.

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Public tours are available Tuesday through Sunday at 11:30 am and 1 pm, beginning in the rotunda. Every Third Thursday of the month, join a Happy Hour Tour starting at 5:30 pm in Café Frieda. Public tours are free.

Private tours are available Tuesday through Sunday at no additional cost. At least three weeks’ advanced notice is required to schedule a private tour. Each private tour can accommodate up to 20 people and can be customized to meet the group’s needs. Book a private tour

Self-guided tours are available Tuesday through Sunday between 11 am and 4 pm, Thursday until 6 pm, year-round. Two business days’ advanced notice is required for self-guided tours. Book a self-guided tour


Phone: +1 206 622 9250
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By Public Transit

Public Bus
Routes 3 and 4: James St and 8th Ave
Route 60: 9th Ave and Columbia St
Route 12: Madison St and 9th Ave
View the King County Trip Planner

The First Hill Streetcar runs approximately every 10–15 minutes. The nearest stop is Broadway & Marion. View the First Hill Streetcar schedule

Link Lightrail
Pioneer Square Link Station: 3rd Ave & James St.
Please note, this station is approximately a 15 minute walk from the Museum at a steep incline
View the Sound Transit Trip Planner

By Car

From Southbound I-5
Take the James St exit 165A
Merge onto 6th Ave
Left on Cherry Ave
Left onto Terry Ave

From Northbound I-5
Take exit 164A for Dearborn St toward James St/Madison St
Keep right, follow signs for James St
Continue straight onto 7th Ave
Right on James St
Left on Terry Ave


Paid public street parking is available along Terry Ave, 9th Ave, Columbia St, Marion St, and Cherry St.

There are also several paid parking lots nearby the Museum including the Cabrini Tower Parking Garage at 1010 Marion St; Impark Lot at 815 9th Ave; and Swedish Hospital Marion & Minor Garage. Other paid parking lots are available throughout First Hill.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 – 4:00 pm
here:now Art-Making Class and Gallery Tour

Wednesday, January 29, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour

Saturday, February 1, 11:30 am– 1:00 pm
Meet Me at the Movies: Travel, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest | Frye Art Museum

Saturday, February 1, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Ladies Musical Club | Schubertiade, Duets for Two Violas by Schönebeck & Bartók
Class with Ladies Musical Club

Tuesday, February 4, 1:00 – 2:30 pm
Meet Me at the Movies: Travel, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest | Rose Theatre

Tuesday, February 4, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
here:now Gallery Tour