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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Together We Can Stop Cervical Cancer

Thursday, April 25, 2024 | 5 – 7 pm PDT
Discovery Center, In-person & online

Delve into the urgent and critical issue of cervical cancer prevention with Dr. Linda Eckert and Tanjila Taskin, Program Officer, Immunization at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Tour & Staff Chat

Thursday, April 25, 2024 | 2 – 3 pm PST
Discovery Center

Tour the galleries for 30 minutes with a Discovery Center guide and then chat with a featured staff member at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation about their area of focus.

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.

On view

A Better Way to Go

“A Better Way to Go: Toilets and the Future of Sanitation” highlights new innovations, powerful stories, toilets of the future, art installations, and visions of resilient and sustainable sanitation systems that can move the needle on this critical issue and save lives.

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