Visit The Seattle Space Needle
Towering above the city of Seattle Washington stands the world famous Space Needle. Definitely one of Seattle’s and even Washington’s most iconic emblems, the “Needle” is a must see attraction in Seattle. Built for the World’s Fair of 1962, it stands 605 feet tall.
The Space Needle is made up of different levels that include an observation deck (520 feet) and retail store a the top (open from 8 am to 12 midnight Monday through Sunday). There is also a restaurant at the Space Needle named SkyCity Restaurant (500 feet) offering Brunch Friday – Sunday, Lunch Monday – Thursday, and Dinner Monday – Sunday.
It’s one of more than “10 Things You Must See and Do in Seattle.”
What You See From The Space Needle
From the Space Needle you can see a 360 degree panorama of Seattle. In the distance you’ll see Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, the Cascade Mountains, the Olympic Mountains, the Elliott Bay as well as Washington State Ferries sailing to and from the Islands of the Puget Sound.
Space Needle Location and Contact Information
Seattle Center, 400 Broad St. Phone: 206.905.2100
The Seattle Space Needle is located in the Seattle Center adjacent to the Pacific Science Center. For Parking we recommend using the valet service to save time and for convenience. Valet parking is generally just a bit more than parking in the area parking lots.
- Information: www.spaceneedle.com
- Panoramic Webcam: www.spaceneedle.com/webcam/
- Directions to the Space Needle: www.spaceneedle.com/hours-directions/
- Best Deal: Buy the Seattle CityPASS including the Space Needle at a savings of up to 45%
A 41-second elevator ride takes you up 520 feet to the observation deck of the Space Needle, built for the 1962 World’s Fair. Enjoy a meal at SkyCity, the restaurant at the top that revolves 360° while you dine.