Verse penned by the late [a]Nirvana[/a] singer to go on display this summer in new Seattle museum...

Handwritten lyrics by Kurt Cobain and a wide range of other memorabilia donated by Nirvana, Pearl Jam, SOUNDGARDEN, MUDHONEY and Sub Pop will be included in a new rock'n'roll museum opening in Seattle this summer.

When it opens its doors on June 23, the Experience Music Project (EMP) will dedicate an entire exhibit area to the Seattle grunge scene, called Northwest Passage.

As well as a wide range of grunge artifacts, the fully interactive museum - the brainchild of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen - will also include videotaped interviews with ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, former Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready and Mudhoney's Mark Arm and Steve Turner.

Other artists that have recorded interviews for inclusion include Billy Bragg, Grandmaster Flash, Henry Rollins, Ice T and
The museum will also host the world's largest collection of Jimi Hendrix memorabilia including guitars, stage outfits, lyrics and rare recordings.

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