Arrive curious.
Leave inspired.

Imagine a world where all of us can live healthy and productive lives. Explore our exhibitions, learn about the work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and its partners, and be inspired to take action on causes you care about.

Hours and location

Open Wednesday – Saturday | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Public tour @ 2 p.m. | Toilet tour @ 3:30 p.m., Wednesday – Saturday

440 Fifth Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109

Always free

Upcoming events

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Love Your Gut

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 | 4 – 7 pm PDT
Discovery Center, In-person & online

Our gut is often called our second brain. In this program, learn how the gut microbiome impacts our health, the benefits of fermented foods, and the Gates Foundation’s initiatives supporting gut health and fermented foods.

Exhibition highlights

On view

Our work gallery

At the Discovery Center, you’ll see examples of how we work with partners around the world to fight disease, gender inequality, make agricultural innovations, and more.

On view

Get involved gallery

How would you change your community for the better? We share all sorts of ways you can make a difference.

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