Visit the Frye

Due to statewide restrictions issued November 15, 2020, the Museum is currently closed to the public. Please visit the COVID-19 Response page on our blog for up-to-date information.

Traffic disruption alert: Due to ongoing neighborhood construction projects, the blocks surrounding the Museum including Terry Ave, Cherry and Columbia Streets, may undergo periodic traffic disruptions or closures; street parking may be impacted during these windows. Unless otherwise noted, pedestrian access to the Museum will not be disrupted.


704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104

2020 Hours

The Museum is currently closed to the public.

Thursday–Sunday 11 am–5 pm
Free timed entry tickets are required
No entries will be permitted after 4 pm.

Café Frieda remains temporarily closed.

The Frye closes at 3 pm on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. The Frye is closed on Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


The Frye Art Museum is wheelchair accessible. Two designated load/unload spaces are located at the main Terry Ave entrance, as well as two additional spaces at the Columbia St entrance. Designated disabled parking spaces are available on the west side of Terry Ave between Columbia St and Marion St. Wheelchairs are available at the main entrance; for assistance, please call 206 432 8219.

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Phone: +1 206 622 9250
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View ways to get the Frye Art Museum


By Public Transit

Public Bus
Routes 3 and 4: James St and 8th Ave
Route 60: 9th Ave and Columbia St
Route 12: Madison St and 9th Ave
View the King County Trip Planner

The First Hill Streetcar runs approximately every 10–15 minutes. The nearest stop is Broadway & Marion. View the First Hill Streetcar schedule

Link Lightrail
Pioneer Square Link Station: 3rd Ave & James St.
Please note, this station is approximately a 15 minute walk from the Museum at a steep incline
View the Sound Transit Trip Planner

By Car

From Southbound I-5
Take the James St exit 165A
Merge onto 6th Ave
Left on Cherry Ave
Left onto Terry Ave

From Northbound I-5
Take exit 164A for Dearborn St toward James St/Madison St
Keep right, follow signs for James St
Continue straight onto 7th Ave
Right on James St
Left on Terry Ave


Paid public street parking is available along Terry Ave, 9th Ave, Columbia St, Marion St, and Cherry St.

There are also several paid parking lots nearby the Museum including the Cabrini Tower Parking Garage at 1010 Marion St; Impark Lot at 815 9th Ave; and Swedish Hospital Marion & Minor Garage. Other paid parking lots are available throughout First Hill.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, January 28
Medieval Marginalia | Virtual Lecture
Art History Lectures with Rebecca Albiani

Saturday, January 30, 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Performance + Virtual Exhibition Opening Reception for Anastacia-Reneé: (Don’t be Absurd) Alice in Parts
Frye Art Museum

Friday, February 5, 10:30 – 11:15 am
Virtual Small Frye: Story, Drama, Art
In Partnership with Seattle Children's Theatre

Thursday, February 11
Hearts and Flowers: Romantic Symbols in Western Art | Virtual Lecture
Art History Lectures with Rebecca Albiani

Thursday, February 11, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
The Characters of 9 Ounces: A One Person Show
Conversation with Anastacia-Reneé

Thursday, February 25
John James Audubon | Virtual Lecture
Art History Lectures with Rebecca Albiani