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Sky View Observatory Tours

Sky View Observatory
Seattle is home to the highest public observatory on the West Coast. At nearly 1,000 feet, the Sky View Observatory is actually the tallest public viewing area west of the Mississippi. 

The 360-degree view includes the anticipated Space Needle and city of Seattle, but also showcases Mt. Rainier, Bellevue, the Cascade Mountains and Elliott Bay. And that’s just naming a few highlights. The Sky View Observatory is open day and night, but sunset is a popular time to visit.

If heights make you hungry, the Sky View Café serves an assortment of sandwiches, salads, small plates, beer and wine. The Sky Lobby, located on the 40th floor is reportedly home to the highest Starbucks in the world.

Practical Info

The Sky View Observatory is located on the 73rd floor of Columbia Center. It is open daily from 10am to 8pm. Onsite paid parking is available. The Sky View Observatory is closed Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and New Year’s Day.
Address: 701 5th Ave, Seattle, Washington, USA
Admission: Adults: $12.50
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Skip the Line: Sky View Observatory Admission Tickets

Skip the Line: Sky View Observatory Admission Tickets

Enjoy panoramic views of Seattle, Mt. Rainier, and Puget Sound from the highest public viewing platform in the Pacific Northwest—the Sky View Observatory. Wrapped around the 73rd story of the Columbia Center, this 360-degree viewing platform is a great first stop for visitors who want to get acquainted with the city. While you’re there, a digital guide can help you plan your tour of Seattle.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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1-Day Seattle Tour ( Seattle departure ) SE1

1-Day Seattle Tour ( Seattle departure ) SE1

1. Wonderful adventure brings you unprecedented experience 2. Traditional Pike Place Market: Alaska crab & the world’s first Starbucks
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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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Should I book Sky View Observatory tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sky View Observatory can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 Sky View Observatory tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Sky View Observatory 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sky View Observatory costs USD 21.00. Guided Sky View Observatory tours start around USD 21.00 per person. See all 1 Sky View Observatory tickets and tours on Viator.
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