Museum of History & Industry

860 Terry Avenue N., Seattle, WA 98109
Boeing B-1

The Boeing B-1 on display in the museum's Grand Atrium, with the Rainier Brewing Company logo sign behind.

Photo credit: By Dennis Bratland (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons

The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is a history museum in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. MOHAI is the largest private heritage organization in the State of Washington, maintaining a collection of nearly 4 million artifacts, photographs, and archival materials that primarily focus on Seattle and the greater Puget Sound region. A portion of this collection (roughly 2 percent at any given time) is on display in the museum's galleries at the historic Naval Reserve Armory. Highlights include Boeing's first commercial plane, the 1919 Boeing B-1; the Petticoat Flag, an 1856 American Flag sewn by women during the Battle of Seattle; and the Rainier Brewing Company's 12-foot tall neon "R" sign.

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