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World Kite Museum & Hall of Fame

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Pretty Neat

The best part about this museum is the variety of kites they have assembled. They have gigantic... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth U
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Arkansas
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surprisingly fun

I'm not huge on kites but this museum was pretty cool. The hall of posters of their kite was kind... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt H
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Puyallup, Washington
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Long Beach's winds make it a mecca for kite enthusiasts.
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303 Sid Snyder Dr, Long Beach, WA 98631-3725
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+1 360-642-4020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part about this museum is the variety of kites they have assembled. They have gigantic ones strung up above your head and along the walls, and tiny kites in glass displays. They had video stations set up throughout the museum to learn more,...More

Thank Elizabeth U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not huge on kites but this museum was pretty cool. The hall of posters of their kite was kind of a waste and making your own cheap kite was pretty kid level, but the displays and information about kites was really impressive and interesting....More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very knowledgeable about kites and how they work. Next year we plan to go to the Kite Festival here.

Thank kka67
Reviewed 13 July 2018

There weren't a ton of kites there from other countries but there was enough to make a stop if you like kites. The lady that was working there was wonderful and it was a beautiful town.

1  Thank KAREN W
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This is a small, very specialized museum with a lot of interesting kites. The make-your-own-kite was fun for my kids (6 & 7) the rest was a little dry for them. The kites on display were very cool, but they are out where they are...More

Thank mamacroc
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The museum was good to see all the different kind of kites, the fee is okay, but not the cost. Learned about the different kinds of kites. Wished they would have edited better some of the videos that they showed about kites.

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We took our kids here and I'm glad we did. They liked seeing all the different types of kites around (I never imagined using kites during a war like they did in WWII!). We all liked the exhibit on people who combine kites with vehicles,...More

Thank DP_42_Towel
Reviewed 14 April 2018

It cost to go in but not very much but worth the small fee that keeps the museum kept up. There are many interesting kites from many nations and many designs from Japan--China and the US. Countries all over the world come to the International...More

1  Thank Shelia S
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This museum is great in that it has a lot to look at and a depth of international kite history/tradition. They even had a hands on demonstration in the lower level.

2  Thank yareunot
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Japanese, Indonesian, World War II, paper, silk, huge, tiny -- who'd a thunk kites had such fascinating history. Well worth the admission charge.

3  Thank lindahagenmiller
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