5th Avenue Level | Plaza Level | Top Level
5th AVENUE LEVEL
1. TURNTABLE CAFE
EMP's restaurant, serving locally inspired cuisine. Can anyone say Grunge Burger?
2. LEARNING LAB
3. DIGITAL LAB
Room filled with computers allows visitors to look up more information on subjects they see in the museum.
4. EMP STORE
Designed by Frank Gehry, will sell T-shirts and EMP mugs.
Frank Gehry-designed space will showcase artist lectures, performances and movies.
1. LIQUID LOUNGE
Snacks by day, booze by night.
3. SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS GALLERY
Rotating exhibits. First show on work of Frank Gehry.
4. SKY CHURCH
Giant Hendrix-inspired hall will show videos explaining museum on 40-foot high screen. Will become nighttime concert venue later in year.
5. HENDRIX GALLERY
Artifacts, music and movies of the legend. Decode how Purple Haze led directly to founding of Microsoft.
6. PLAY ON
View documentary films in small theater.
7. GUITAR GALLERY
History of rock 'n' roll through the instruments that shaped it.
8. NORTHWEST PASSAGE
See how local music progressed from Hendrix to Heart to Eddie Vedder.
9. ARTIST'S JOURNEY
Multimillion-dollar motion ride designed to show everyone what The Funk is.
1. DEMO LAB
Learn to dance on floor with videos, lights and instructions. See how music is mixed.
2. SOUND LAB
Learn to play a guitar, keyboards or the drums using EMP's new software.
3. SKY CHURCH OVERLOOK
4. ON STAGE
Experience what it's like to perform in front of thousands of fans. Lights, noise, smoke and a video screen with a crowd going nuts in front of you.
The roots of modern music, from the 1930s, through punk and hip-hop.