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Gatlinburg Space Needle

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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My husband and I were told tonight that we couldn't purchase tickets due to maintenance and it... read more

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We purchased tickets before our trip and we fell in love. The tickets gave you a daytime pass and... read more

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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...more
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115 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3321
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I were told tonight that we couldn't purchase tickets due to maintenance and it would be shut down for a couple of months, I was a little bummed. Other than that it was a great trip.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kjackson24
Reviewed 3 days ago

We purchased tickets before our trip and we fell in love. The tickets gave you a daytime pass and then to return at night. We spent a lot of time up there, especially at night looking at all the lights and stars. Try it and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Melody H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The arcade was great! We had fun and there is a huge selection of games. The prizes are good and not just cheap crap. We had fun playing the different things abd it wasnt very crowded.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jmphotoblog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. This year we caught a great magic show too. Our boys (10 & 13) love this place! Games are clean and new. Good times has by all.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 133mindyb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was foggy and a bit rainy the day we went but the view was still spectacular. It is the star spot for photos of the Gatlinburg Area. Check for coupons in Gatlinburg brochures or travel guides. You can usually get a few dollars off....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group got a discount on our tickets since we had attended a show in back of the Space Center Arcade. The view was wonderful. It was nighttime and the lights were so beautiful in Gatlinburg and on the mountain. It was very cold outside...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Janice A
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

The space needle and Arcadia are always on our list when we come to Gatlinburg however this is the second time we ordered online and each time the cashier is annoyed and not friendly. We came 2017 at Christmas time and now this year the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

You can see all of Gatlinburg from up there. Its a great attraction. Its been there for a long time and its right in the middle of the strip in Gatlinburg. Its a little oudated but still worthwhile. Try it and see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lettiedelgado
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Love the look out tower or “space needle” going up at night is amazing! All of the Christmas lights on display really pop!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brewster0131
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

The space needle is a great place to visit if you don't mind heights. The view is phenomenal and breathe taking. It's also a little scary, could definitely use some renovations. The floor had holes in it and the elevator felt like it could break...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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April L
January 8, 2019|
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Response from ForrealFamilyFun | Reviewed this property |
When we went in June of 2018, it cost $10.95 for adults, and $5.95 for children. You do get two admissions per ticket. The theory is you can go up during the day, and then return to see the city at night.
December 28, 2018|
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Response from lettiedelgado | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I have not been there for New Years Eve. Only in the summer time and Thanksgiving. Night life in Gatlinburg is not like big cities. All their restaurants close before 11:00 p.m. No night clubs really.
June 10, 2018|
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Response from TravelGirlNC | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes, after you reach the top you can stay on the platform , or sit in the benches and enjoy it. You see both ways on the main street of Gatlinburg.