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Address: 115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: 865-436-4629
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Description: The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an all steel observation tower served by...
The Gatlinburg Space Needle is an all steel observation tower served by two elevators with a capacity of 20 persons each. Ride our safe and comfortable glass elevators over 400’ to observation deck for 360° view of the Great Smoky Mountains and the resort city of Gatlinburg. The view is a panorama of beauty without equal year round. Enjoy Higher Learning, an educational experience from the Space Needle’s perspective, with free view finders!
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Great views!

We didn't get a clear view of the mountains because it was rainy and foggy. Your ticket is good for 24 hours, they offer military discount.There is a little shop where you can buy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Gabynina
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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Elberton, Georgia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Your ticket price includes two trips up in 24 hours so you can enjoy the daytime and nighttime views.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

We didn't get a clear view of the mountains because it was rainy and foggy. Your ticket is good for 24 hours, they offer military discount.There is a little shop where you can buy souvenirs, an arcade and a comedy show. This place is very outdated!

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Athens, Alabama
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882 helpful votes 882 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We love going to the top of the Space Needle. Your ticket is good for as many times as you want to ride in 24hrs so hold onto it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The comedy/hypnotist show was awesome!! A must experience! Would definitely see it again next time in Gatlinburg! Great show for teens and adults! Loved it!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

$9.50 a person. Too much for a trip up a space needle, even though we could go back again within 24 hours. We didn't. It was our first stop when we got into tow, and I've regretted that $40 for my entire vacation!

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Pinetops, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This was a fun and inexpensive way to view the area of Gatlinburg. The picture opportunities are awesome. The elevator could use some cleaning - but nothing unbearable. I wish we had done a night visit, but we will certainly add it to our next trip!!

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Patriot, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We have been visiting Gatlinburg for 20 years and it wasn't until recently that we decided to visit the Space Needle. The first time I went was with my boyfriend and it was dark when we went up. The view was absolutely spectacular and the price was not bad at $8.50 a ticket. That also included a second trip that... More 

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New Albany, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is always a 'must do' on our list when we visit Gatlinburg. The views from the top are amazing! The elevator that takes you up to the observation deck is very small and dirty, but seems to be in good working order. You can spend as much time up at the top as you want. You... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This attraction does provide a nice view of downtown Gatlinburg and its surroundings, but the place is very outdated. Looking for a nice view of the Smoky Mountains head to Cades Cove!

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Kosciusko, Mississippi
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We decided try this out one afternoon. It looked like a great observation point. We were disappointed at the front desk, and there lack of experience. We were directed to go elevator entrance. We waited 20 minutes to load the elevator. It was a tight squeeze with our group of 8. Once at the top, we walked around to view... More 

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