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Address: 400 Broad Street, Broad St. and Fifth Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109
Phone Number: +1 800-937-9582
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Activities: Dining
Description: Climb 520 feet to the observation deck of Seattle's signature building...
Climb 520 feet to the observation deck of Seattle's signature building, which is actually 605 feet tall, for spectacular views of the city and its surrounding area. For food and fantastic sights check out SkyCity, the tower's rotating restaurant that makes one complete orbit per hour.
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Late night view was fabulous!

We went up at around 9 pm on a weeknight, and only had to stand in line for about ten minutes to get tickets. The guides in the elevators were very informative during the minute... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We went up at around 9 pm on a weeknight, and only had to stand in line for about ten minutes to get tickets. The guides in the elevators were very informative during the minute long ride, and more information was available up in the viewing area. It was crowded with people taking pictures, but not all the way around,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Try to go up before sunset and see the sunset from the viewing point. So pretty! You might have to wait a while to get up and down the Space Needle. There isn't anything else up there really except the observation deck.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Been up one tower!!! Staff member said if paying by debit or credit card use automatic machines so we left the queue only to be told the ticket we wanted couldn't be bought at machine! Back to end of queue, not a good start.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

THE VIEW! Granted we had a perfectly clear day, but I never would've imagined that we could've seen so far! I'm so glad I didn't chicken out and my son convinced me to go up. it's also really cool to experience such history!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

This is a must do in Seattle. The iconic structure is a must visit & offers great view of the surrounding area. Enjoy the ride in the elevator

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Don't be talked into the Orbiter Pass. Orbiter pass is a rip off. The City Pass includes a day and a night passes to Space a Needle however.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

There are other buildings in Seattle that you can go up and get a wonderful view. The one thing that sets the Space Needle apart is the day and night viewings. It was spectacular to see Seattle at night. A little expensive but the choice is always yours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Amazing views go early as it does get very busy. good views all around we sat in the restaurant and watched the world go by very slowly

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Built in 1962, feels like something out of the Jetsons! Loved visiting, however, make sure get there early in day to get a timed ticket, otherwise, if get there too late, may miss going up or have to wait until very late in the evening..... we paid extra to get right up, but only two of us so easy to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

Realize this is a classic tourist trap. But we all pay the money to stand in line to take an elevator to the observation deck to see the skyline and sound. Don't forget the gift shop on the way out!

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