WATCH the LAB Session 2 Replay

Couldn’t catch the live stream on Saturday, April 6? Rent the LAB Session video on demand.

Note: When you click on Rent the Replay, you will be prompted to create an account with our partner, Cleeng, which you will need to do before renting this video on demand.



Bonsai Fest!

Celebrate the splendor of spring, World Bonsai Day, moms everywhere, and our community at a weekend-long event we call Bonsai Fest! Learn more

Volunteer Work Party

On April 20, join us and your fellow forest-loving, community members in a work party to help around the Museum. Learn more

World TaiChi Day

Our local taichi group from the Federal Way Community Center will guide you through a complimentary taichi lesson at Pacific Bonsai Museum Saturday, April 27 from 10am–12pm. Learn more.

We rent space for special events

Pacific Bonsai Museum offers you and your guests an elegant and unique backdrop to your special event.


Pacific Bonsai Museum is excited to offer audio tours in Chinese (Mandarin). Listen on your smartphone while you visit the Museum / 您可以在手機上傾聽.

Sunday Tours

Free, guided tours of the exhibit are offered every Sunday at 1pm. No reservations required.

Book a group tour

Guided tours to groups of 10 or more are available Tuesday through Friday. Learn more…

Digital Archives available

See archival photos and discover how these works of living sculpture have changed over the time.

Become A Docent

Tell the stories of the bonsai and enrich visitor experiences. Applications accepted through Jan 18, 2019. Learn more.


Simple tools transform humble materials into stunning works of art. Your gift will bonsai art to life! Make a gift here.

MLK Day of Service

Monday, January 21, spend a few hours in the woods helping beautify our grounds. Learn more…

'Elements of Design' on view through Sept 30

‘Cool!”, ‘Beautiful!,’ ‘Amazing!’: bonsai have universal appeal. But why? Learn makes them so beautiful…

Bonsai Basics Class

Have you ever wanted to try bonsai? Here’s your chance! Learn about bonsai, make your own, and take home your creation. Learn more.



the collection


creeping hydrangea

David De Groot

Catlin Elm

John Naka

Bald Cypress

Vaughn Banting

Tucker oak

Sadao Yukimaru