Is it worth going up the Space Needle?

If you’ve never been, The Space Needle is absolutely worth visiting. Yes, it is a tourist attraction, and yes it costs money, but it’s also an iconic Seattle landmark that shouldn’t be passed up in favor of other tourist spots.

What can you see from the Space Needle?

The Space Needle features an observation deck 520 ft (160 m) above ground, providing views of the downtown Seattle skyline, the Olympic and Cascade Mountains, Mount Rainier, Mount Baker, Elliott Bay, and various islands in Puget Sound.

Is the Space Needle better at night or day?

Tove and I would both be the first to argue the view from the Space Needle is better during the day. The mountains, water, and greenery provide plenty of viewing pleasure when the sun is up. At night, you don’t get to enjoy any of the scenery that makes Seattle so unique (it just looks like black blobs at night).

What does the Space Needle represent?

A Seattle Icon

Since its grand opening on April 21, 1962, the landmark continues to symbolize the innovative and forward-thinking spirit of Seattle. Located at Seattle Center, the Space Needle stands at 605′ tall and is one of the most photographed structures in the world.

Has anyone ever jumped off the Space Needle?

Some background: The Seattle Space Needle was built in 1961 for the 1962 World’s Fair. Since then, nine people have jumped from it — six of them parachutists; three of them people who decided to end their lives.

How much does the Space Needle cost?

General Space Needle tickets range in price from $24.50 to $37.50, depending on age, when you buy, and whether you are buying tickets for seniors or children. Tickets are available online, at the Space Needle itself and as part of a few different package deals, if you’re looking to get more bang for your buck.

How much does it cost to eat in the Space Needle?

Do You Want More of What They’re Serving at SkyCity? SkyCity at the Space Needle is one of the most expensive restaurants in Seattle. The average entrée price is $44.93—to spend this much on the ground, you’ll have to get a menu degustation at Rover’s or put on a tie and go to Canlis.

How long can you stay at the Space Needle?

1. Re: How long is the Space Needle tour? You can stay as long as you want because there is no tour. You are on you own.

How long does it take to go through the Space Needle?

allow at least 1 1/2 to two hours in Chihuly, and at least 1 1/2 for space needle. The lines at space needle can take 3/4 hour before you actually get to an elevator.

Can I go up in the Space Needle?

All admissions tickets include: Access to the Space Needle’s 520-foot indoor and open-air observation level. Access to The Loupe—the world’s first and only revolving glass floor—located on the 500-foot observation level. Access to digital experiences including Stratos VR, a new virtual reality bungee jump experience.

How many floors is Space Needle?

Space Needle/Étages

Can you eat at the Space Needle?

Is there a restaurant at the Space Needle? SkyCity Restaurant closed in September 2017 as part of the Space Needle’s historic renovation project. There is currently no full-service revolving restaurant at the Space Needle.

Is Pike Place Market Open Covid?

Due to COVID-19 general Market hours have changed. Most businesses are open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Some restaurants offering takeout and delivery stay open until 8 p.m. Visit, fand for individual business hours.

Is there a bar at the top of the Space Needle?

Located on the upper observation level, Atmos Café features an espresso bar, beer & wine, and local treats from artisans including Top Pot Doughnuts, Pinkabella Cupcakes, and Whidbey Island Ice Cream.

Is the Space Needle remodel finished?

Construction for phase one fully began in September 2017 and wrapped up in Summer 2018. Pre-work included seismic work along the steel legs of the superstructure. The Space Needle was built to withstand the largest earthquakes on record in 1962.

How long does it take to go through Chihuly Garden and Glass?

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO TOUR THE EXHIBITION? The amount of time you spend in the galleries depends upon you, as the visit is self-paced, however the average amount of time most visitors spend viewing the artwork in the Exhibition Hall, Garden and Glasshouse is 1-2 hours.

Is Chihuly Garden and Glass worth it?

If you really want to overdose in glass-blown artwork, then the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum is the place to do it. If you are hesitant over visiting the Chihuly Garden and Glass Museum during a trip to Seattle, keep reading! THE ENTRY. Probably the biggest turn-off for a lot of museums is the price.

What is the best time to visit the Space Needle?

Weekday evenings are also noticeably devoid of crowds. The Space Needle stays open until 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, with visitor numbers decreasing around 5 p.m. Come any time between early evening and closing time when your elevator ride will be less full and the observation deck uncrowded.

Where is Chihuly exhibit now?

Breathtaking works of art that dazzle with color, light, and form—by day and night. Artworks by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly are now on view at NYBG in his first major garden exhibition in New York in more than ten years.

Does Dale Chihuly still blown glass?

While visiting England in 1976, he was involved in a serious car accident that left him without sight in his left eye and with 256 stitches in his face. 5. Dale Chihuly hasn’t blown glass since 1979.

Is Chihuly Garden free?

Chihuly Garden and Glass offers an audio tour that you can access on your smartphone for free.