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Seattle Center

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Address: 305 Harrison Street, Seattle, WA 98109
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+1 206-684-7200
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Site of the 1962 Worlds Fair features the Space Needle, childrens museum,...

Site of the 1962 Worlds Fair features the Space Needle, childrens museum, theater and lots of amusement rides.

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Right there with The Needle

Plenty of things to see and learn while there to see the historic Needle. Inexpensive and fun. Would strongly recommend

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Plenty of things to see and learn while there to see the historic Needle. Inexpensive and fun. Would strongly recommend

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Little monorail, that is good to commute between downtown and the space needle. Not much of a view while travelling on it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As it was built in the early sixties for the Seattle Worlds Fair. The easiest and most well Known is the Space Needle, it's structure is about 600 ft plus in height and has an observation deck and a revolving restaurant. The restaurant is for a special occaision for most of us. It rotates and you get a different view... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you are going to the Space Needle or any of the attractions around it this will get you to/from the downtown core by Pike Place Market for under $10US round trip (Family of 3).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you’ve visited Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, MoPOP or Pacific Science Centre, you’ve been to Seattle Center. It’s the park where these and other attractions are located. You can get here via the monorail from Westlake Center but I walked from Pioneer Square and it’s about a 45-minute walk taking you through Belltown. Walking through Belltown gave me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place locals hang out. We watched a group of young adults play kedama (sort of a yo-yo trick, while others were eating, playing chess or just resting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I remember correctly, it was cash only and they had atms? IF I remember correctly.. Easily the best way to travel between pikes place and seattle center. Should be the only way.

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Echo, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very efficient. Granted, January isn't the peak season for tourists, however I have used this monorail before to go to and from Pikes Market and the Space Needle, and even in the peak season, travel and wait time is very realistic. I love how the monorail begins (or ends) within a shopping mall. The atmosphere is just perfect.

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Yukon, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to catch a break taking the monorail from the Space Needle back to our apartel in downtown Seattle!

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seattle Center and Monorail were built for the 1962 World's Fair and the Science Center, Space Needle and Monorail are largely unchanged since then. A tourist must see.

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