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Panoramic tours

Seattle Sky View Observatory tickets

Availability: Daily
Duration: 1 hour
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Do this because
  • Feast your eyes on Seattle's monuments, landmarks and beauty
  • See stunning 360° panoramic views
  • Feel on cloud 9 with a bird's-eye view of the sights
  • First time? Perfect chance to get to the know the area like a pro
  • Make your friends back home envious with great photo ops
What to expect

Sky View Observatory is the tallest public observatory in the Pacific Northwest and the perfect place to begin any Seattle experience. Guests ascend 73 floors in 70 seconds in an immersive elevator ride that whisks them to the Observatory, where stunning 360-degree views await.
From Mt. Rainier to Mt. Baker, the San Juans to the Olympics, all of the Northwest’s magnificent scenery is on display. You can relax at the Sky View Café with a snack, coffee, local beer or boutique wine while you take in the breathtaking views. Whether planning an excursion to the rainforest or a journey through Seattle’s thriving cultural scene, Sky View is the essential first stop. You can plan your visit with the city and the wild at your feet.

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What's included
  • Entrance ticket
What's not included
  • Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site)
  • Food and drinks
  • Parking
  • Souvenir photo (available for purchase on site)
Reduced price
  • Senior (65+ years): reduced
  • Youth (5-13 years): reduced
  • Infants (under 4 years): free

700 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA, USA

Meeting point:

Main entrance located on 4th Avenue just north of Cherry Street.

What to remember
  • Vouchers will be exchanged at the Sky View Observatory box office for the next available time slot
  • Personal use of tripods is permitted
  • Outside food and beverages are not permitted
  • The visibility from Sky View Observatory varies with the weather conditions in the Seattle area. On days when visibility may be poor, there will be signage saying so at the box office. On the rare occasion of zero visibility, and at the discretion of the Sky View Observatory, a voucher may be issued upon request for each un-used ticket, allowing re-entry on another date and time within 14 days
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  • The Sky View Observatory is open 7 days a week
  • Hours of operation: 10.00am-8.00pm (final entry at 7.00pm)

Special opening hours:

  • 27 November: 1.00pm-8.00pm
  • 28 November (Thanksgiving Day): 10.00am-8.00pm (standard hours)
  • 3 December: closed for private event
  • 4 December: closed for private event
  • 24 December: 10.00am-5.00pm
  • 25 December: 1.00pm-8.00pm
  • 31 December: 10.00am-5.00pm
  • 1 January, 2020: 12.00pm-8.00pm
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Sky View Observatory
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Cancellation policy
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