As much as we love living in Seattle, sometimes we all have the urge to step into another world. Luckily there are several immersive experiences in Seattle that you can visit for a break from daily life. Some of them offer a new way to experience classic art, others let you step into the world of a beloved TV show, and others take you on a therapeutic journey. Read on for all the details!
Here are the best immersive experiences in Seattle:
1. Stranger Things: The Experience
Based on the popular Netflix show Stranger Things, this immersive experience is about to open in Seattle this May. This interactive exhibition lets you travel through Hawkins Lab as you unlock your own power. In addition to the immersive journey and many cool photo opps, you’ll get the chance to purchase food, drinks, and merchandise. You can get tickets for this exhibition now.
📍1750 Occidental Ave
2. The FRIENDS™ Experience: The One In Seattle
If you loved the TV show FRIENDS™ then you’ll have a blast inside this immersive exhibition. You’ll get to recreate so many key moments from the show with interactive set recreations, original props, and even Central Perk. It’s only here through May 14 so get your tickets now before it leaves Seattle.
📍Pacific Place, 600 Pine St.
3. Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
The immersive Van Gogh exhibition in Seattle was so popular, it is going to reopen soon. If you missed it the first time around, you can join the waitlist here! You’ll be able to step into the world of Van Gogh’s art. Read more about the Van Gogh immersive experience.
4. FLÓÐ Exhibition at Nordic Museum
Whether or not you’re acquainted with the music of Icelandic band Sigur Rós, you’ll be blown away by this new exhibition that just opened in Seattle. Singer Jónsi created it for the National Nordic Museum in Ballard, which is where it will be through July 30, 2023. The immersive exhibition uses music, scents, lights, and even fog to transport you to the ocean. Read more about the FLOD exhibition at the Nordic Museum.
📍National Nordic Museum (2655 NW Market St)
5. The Biōm Experience
Biōm is a wellness center located inside Moksha Seattle in the Chinatown-International District. When you visit this by-appointment-only studio space, you’ll be immersed in sound, plant, and light therapy. You can share your 60-minute private session with several friends, although the pricing increases along with the guest count. You can also add on a 45-minute prestretch prior to the soundbath. The experience promises to offer an “immersive therapeutic environment.” You’ll find more information on the Biōm booking website.
📍670 S King St.