But First, Are You Experienced?

Hip Trip

A must, must-see in Seattle is the EMP (Experience Music Project) Museumcommonly referred to as “the Jimi Hendrix museum”.

Anything Hendrix related is a no-brainer for us (being Jimi junkies) – add to that all the other rock and roll related exhibits and you have a whole day of fun. There are collections of guitars, histories of bands and instruments, hands-on music making, legendary costumes and famous garb of rockers, listening booths and hand written lyrics of the renown. It is not just Hendrix but all manner of other good stuff – from the Stones to Nirvana. I could go on and on here – but you get the purple haze…

The building itself is incredible, inside it has  a huge tower of guitars suspended in the main area (below) and a psychedelic disco hall complete with a groovy light show. The outside is designed bu Frank Gehry…

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