Space Needle

Landmark, Scenic Lookout
400 Broad St
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 905-2100
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am
8:00am - 12:00am



  • Built for the 1962 World Expo, Space Needle distinctive structure, rising 600-plus feet above Seattle Center , has since become Seattle's most famous landmark.
  • Messi visited here prior to taking on the Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field in front of 66,848.
  • Once the tallest building west of the Mississippi, this tower isnt a marvel of height alone. Its elevators travel at 14 feet per second, the same speed that rain falls to earth. (From Aerial America)
  • Went to the top of the Space Needle on a sunny day and took tons of photos.
  • Everyone should go to the top of the Space Needle at least once in their life! Take a jacket and enjoy the views. Turn off your flash though!
  • Bring sweaters it gets really windy on the Observation Deck. Powered by
  • View the city
  • If you're used to big cities and skyscrapers this is a bit of a let down. Looking at it is cooler than the view from it...
  • Icon of Seattle - great view of the city from the Observation Deck. The gift shop has a nice selection of Space Needle/Seattle themed merchandise.
  • Did you know: In 2006, a WiMAX antenna was installed on the Space Needle, sending wireless broadband signals across a 5 square-mile area of Seattle.
  • The views are amazing! be weary if you're afraid of heights!
  • The Seattle Space Needle was opened in 1962 for the Seattle World's Fair and is 184 m high. There is a lot more to discover in this city though - let yourself be guided by the Lufthansa Travel Guide!
  • Entrance fee is 19$, but you can go to restaurant which is required 25$ minimum bill and observation desk entrance is included!!!
  • Make reservations in advance for dinner. If you eat in the restaurant you get free admission (saves $16/person)...dinner runs $40-$60/person for a main dish.
  • If it's a sunny day, try and get up to the observation deck just before sunset. Amazing pictures.
  • Go to the top and enjoy the view...
  • Check out the Columbia Center for a better view of Seattle for a quarter of the price.
  • Make sure you get your free photo emailed to you once you get to the top!
  • The Space Needle was originally painted "Galaxy Gold," a rusty orange color. Since it was built in 1962 it's gone through several funky changes.
  • beautiful views of the city - definitely not to be missed

Nearby places

305 Harrison St (at Seattle Center)
325 5th Ave N (at Harrison St)