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Space Needle

Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Seattle’s “must see” is now a “must do” following the Space Needle’s multimillion-dollar renovation. Glide onto The Loupe, the world’s first and only rotating glass floor, for never-before-seen views of the structure and the city. Lean into tilting...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA 98109-4607
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great views of Seattle! The viewing deck is great with 360 views of the city and sound. The floor with glass floor also really cool! Got some great family pics!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank fabulousjmq
Reviewed yesterday

Unfortunately we could not actually go on the space needle as we had to leave for our coach back to Canada. Our time slot was 5:45pm- 6pm and we lined up at 5:40 and were still waiting at 6:35pm which is the latest we could...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ohdcdho
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The 40 second trip up to the top is over before you know it, as one looks out the glass of the external elevator. Once at the top the outer area is open to the air and provides tremendous 360 degree views of this beautiful...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lynn T
Reviewed yesterday

As expected you get an eagle view of the town. Can be crowded and the elevators down are one level below the panoramic floor. Can be interesting: waiting for the elevator while the floor is moving away and teenagers telling you to stand in line.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank magicbullet058
Reviewed yesterday

It's so cool to see Seattle from the Space Needle. The observation deck is a little strange, or maybe it was just because it was in a circle. I kept wanting to walk to the outside and felt a little off balance. But it was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Renee S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a little bit of a wait but it was definitely worth it! The view was awesome and loved it! The lower floor was glass and see through - and it was a little unnerving for me but my husband really enjoyed it! But...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank SDSmith87
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a visit to the Seattle space needle. We were able to buy tickets immediately, and went right up to the top. The views are unparalleled. Luckily for us, it was a clear day and we were able to see very...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not cheap, but a must-do when visiting Seattle. The staff are fantastic. Lifts offer a good view. Top observation deck offers a fantastic panoramic view of the city. Glass rotating floor below is very good. Their app offers a fantastic experience. Gift shop is well...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HotTubBoy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Whilst a marvel of its time, it's a bit tame now. I suppose something you have to do when in Seattle. The ground floor Guft Shop is rammed and uncomfortable

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank WestHamEddie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I thought it would be bigger, but it was when built in 60's. Great views of city, spots to get free selfie's e-mailed to you, and limited bar on top to enjoy a libation with the view. The virtual reality experience that's included in ticket...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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travelbuff0701
July 16, 2019|
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Response from 23peterleec | Reviewed this property |
Use the main paid parking next to the Space Needle and walk all day to the Pike Market and other sights.
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Voyage28035325832
July 13, 2019|
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Response from desigiggles22 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely won’t be open July 17/18. There is snack bar/bar at the top
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P H
July 9, 2019|
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Response from MGUINN08 | Reviewed this property |
When we were there a month ago there wasn’t a restaurant but there is a place to get drinks and snack size food.
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