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==See==
* The '''<see name="Hiram M. Chittenden Locks''' " alt="" address="3015 NW 54th St." directions="" phone="" email="" fax="" url="[http://www.nws.usace.army.mil/PublicMenu/Menu.cfm?sitename=lwsc&pagename=mainpage] " hours="Daily: Winter, 10 AM-4 PM: Summer, 10 AM-6 PM" price="Free"></see> These locks (a.k.a. '''commonly known as the Ballard Locks'''): have boats, a salmon ladder, and beautiful gardens, just west of the built-up center of the Ballard neighborhood. * '''<see name="Nordic Heritage Herritage Museum'''" alt="" address="3014 NW 67th Street" directions="" phone="(206) 789-5707" email="" fax="" url="[http://nordicmuseum.org]" hours="Tu-Sa, 3014 NW 67th St.10 AM-4 PM: Su-M, (206) 78912 noon-5707. 4 PM" price="$6 adults, $5 seniors and college students, $4 children above 5 yrs, Under 5 Free"></see> Documents the history of Scandinavian immigration to Seattle; the only museum of its kind in the U.S. 
* Visit '''Fisherman's Terminal'''[http://www.portseattle.org/seaport/marinas/fishermensterminal/] by walking across the Ballard bridge southbound. Carefully wander the docks (avoiding stepping on ropes or nets) and look at the boats. Many of them sell fresh crab or fish right off of the boat in season. Visit the '''Fisherman's Memorial'''[http://www.portseattle.org/community/resources/fishermensmemorial.shtml] dedicated to all of those who have lost their lives at sea while engaged in commercial fishing.
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