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An interactive educational exhibition about the global refugee crisis, presented by Doctors Without Borders

Seattle, WA

South Lake Union Discovery Center

Join Forced From Home at Seattle's SLU Discovery Center.

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Presented by Doctors Without Borders, Forced From Home is a free interactive exhibition designed to raise public awareness of the world’s more than 65 million refugees. With an experienced Doctors Without Borders aid worker as your guide, you’ll see, hear, and interact with  images, stories, and materials gathered from refugee camps, rescue missions, and emergency medical projects around the world. During the one hour tour you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by those who have been forced from their homes, and the humanitarian solutions offered by Doctors Without Borders.

Forced From Home is free, family friendly, fully accessible, and open to the public. School field trips are welcomeWalk up any time between 9am and 5pm.

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South Lake Union Discovery Center

Oct 2nd--8th


How to Get Here

The Discovery Center is located at the corner of Denny Way and Westlake Avenue N. Please click below for directions.

101 Westlake Avenue N
Seattle, WA 98109
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Teachers: Bring Your Class

Forced From Home is a great field trip opportunity for students in grades 7-12. Students will meet experienced aid workers who will lead them on a tour of the exhibition that include a variety of hands-on and immersive experiences. For more information about bringing your students to the exhibition, click here.