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Steamiest Places

This section includes local places likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks. You can think of it as a "Best of" section that features selected locations from the other sections. The term "steamiest" should be taken figuratively. You won't necessarily find steam-powered contraptions in all these places. Instead, these locations are rich in the elements that define steampunk: Victorian- or Edwardian-era technology, culture, history, personalities, oddities and so on.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.

Seattle, WA, USA

A "modern herbal apothecary" with a strong steampunk vibe. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

Ballyhoo Curiosity Shop describes itself as a hybrid of "a natural history museum and an antique store. . ."

Seattle, WA, USA

This shop describes itself as "Seattle's source for Gargoyles and Pagan, Mystical, and Gothic Statuary. . ."

Seattle, WA, USA

Gas Works Park is located on the site of the former Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Georgetown Steam Plant was originally built by Stone and Webster in 1906. . .

Tacoma, WA, USA

The LeMay Family Collection is the home of Harold and Nancy LeMay's vintage car collection. . .

Bellevue, WA, USA

The restaurant describes itself as serving "comfort food, classic cocktails, and craft brews in a vintage-industrial inspired space. . ."

Seattle, WA, USA

The Museum of Flight is a private non-profit air and space museum near King County International Airport. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Museum of History & Industry is a history museum in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Museum of Pop Culture, or MoPOP is a nonprofit museum dedicated to contemporary popular culture. . .

Edmonds, WA, USA

Otherworlds is a steampunk-themed shop that sells handmade arts and crafts as well as books, games and other items. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

Outsider Comics and Geek Boutique sells comics, fashion, costumes and handcrafted items from local and regional artists. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

The Pacific Science Center is a science museum in Seattle. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

"The Seattle Steamrats are an active, creative steampunk group in Seattle and the surrounding area. . ."

Tacoma, WA, USA

The Washington State History Museum in downtown Tacoma maintains three permanent exhibits. . .

Seattle, WA, USA

Ye Olde Curiosity Shop is a store on the Central Waterfront of Seattle. . .

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