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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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Kids loved it (3, 11 & 16). Arcade was fun but needs more games for smaller kids. Space needle is a must see. They also have a gift shop, pizza and show

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Midget version of Seattle. Should be 5 bucks if that. Dirty and scary structure. Was seriously worried about our safety wondering if they even inspect this structure. Clearly showing its age.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Kids loved it (3, 11 & 16). Arcade was fun but needs more games for smaller kids. Space needle is a must see. They also have a gift shop, pizza and show

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is probably the best view you can ever find of the Great Smokey Mountains. We recently took our 12 & 14 year olds to the top of the space needle and they loved it. I myself am not great with heights but still enjoyed the visit. What I noticed most is that it's time for some refurbishments to this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is just simply something everyone should do when you visit Gatlinburg. You have views that are beyond amazing and it really is just peaceful sitting up there. I took my son here on 7/26/15 and he was in awe of the views. It's always nice to be able to share these experiences with him since I was enjoying the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A little afraid of the heights. Elevator was a little bit of a nervous experience. Made it to the top and took lots of pictures and really enjoyed it. You could feel it slightly swaying. Beautiful outlook of gatlinburg

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Muncie, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It's a must try. The best views of the area. Beautiful at night. It's located at the heart of Gatlinburg. There is a great arcade at the bottom and Zip Gatlinburg is next door - the best zip line!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was so worth the money! The views are beautiful! I could have seriously spent all day up there. We should have come back at night, but didnt get to. Loved it!!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

For the price you can't beat it. Do a day and night pass and see how beautiful this little mountain town is. What a blast.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I think this is way overpriced specially if you take 4-5 family members. You pay $9,50 per person plus tax. View is great and you can stay and look as long as you like. If you keep you receipt you can go back one more time with in same day.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The Gatlinburg Space Needle is a great place to get a panoramic view of the Smokey Mountains and the surrounding areas around Gatlinburg. Beware, tower sways in the wind. The ticket is good for 24 hours so, you can go up two days in a row.

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Additional Information about Gatlinburg Space Needle

Address: 115 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
Phone Number: 865-436-4629
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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