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28 Best Seattle Attractions Every Tourist Must See

28 Most Popular Attractions in Seattle

1. Woodland Park Zoo

  • Washington state’s largest collection of live animals resides in a wooded setting just north of the city’s center. The Woodland Park Zoo displays animals
  • $18.75
  • 206-548-2500
  • Woodland Park Zoo, Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Usually 9:30am - 7:00pm
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2. Chihuly Garden and Glass

  • The Chihuly Garden and Glass exhibition displays works in glass by artist Dale Chihuly. Chihuly, a native of nearby Tacoma, achieved worldwide fame with
  • $19
  • 206-753-4940
  • Chihuly Garden and Glass, Harrison Street, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Sunday–Thursday: 11am –7pm Friday-Saturday: 11am–8pm
  • 4

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3. Experience Music Project Museum

    From your first glance at the Experience Music Project Museum, you have a sense that the building could house, as they call it, a “leading edge”
  • $20
  • 206-770-2700
  • EMP Museum, 5th Avenue North, Seattle, WA, United States
  • 10am-5pm daily

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4. Space Needle

  • Visitors consider Seattle’s Space Needle a “can’t miss” attraction, mainly because you pretty much actually can’t miss it. The 600-foot tower
  • $19
  • 206-905-2100
  • Space Needle, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Usually Monday-Thursday: 10am-11pm, Friday-Saturday: 9:30am-11:30pm
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5. Pike Place Market

  • Located in the south part of downtown Seattle, near the waterfront, the Pike Place Market features some nine acres of stands selling market-fresh natural
  • Free
  • 206-682-7453
  • Pike Place Market, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Daily 9am-6pm (5pm on Sundays)
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6. Pacific Science Center

  • Adult $19.75 Child $11.75
  • Pacific Science Center IMAX Theaters, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Mon-Fri 10am-5pm Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

7. Seattle Children’s Museum

  • Adult & Child $10.50
  • Seattle Children's Museum, Harrison Street, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Mon-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6pm

8. Frye Art Museum

  • Free
  • Frye Art Museum, Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Tue–Sun 11am–5 pm, Thu 11am–7pm

9. Theo Chocolate

  • Adult & Child $10
  • Theo Chocolate, Phinney Avenue North, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Daily 10am-6pm

10. Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

  • Adult $10 Child $7.50
  • Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Northeast 45th Street, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Daily 10am–5pm

11. Nordic Heritage Museum

  • Adult $8 Child Free; First Thursday of each month: free admission all day
  • Nordic Heritage Museum, Northwest 67th Street, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Tue–Sat 10am–4pm, Sun 12nn–4pm

12. Asian Art Museum

  • Vary depending on events
  • Asian Art Museum, East Prospect Street, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Wed, Fri-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm

13. The Center for Wooden Boats

  • Free
  • The Center for Wooden Boats
  • Wed-Sun 10am-5pm

14. The Museum of Flight

  • Adult $23 Child $14
  • The Museum of Flight, East Marginal Way South, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Daily 10am-5pm

15. Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

  • Adult $14.95 Child $9.95
  • Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience
  • Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, First Thu of the month 10am-8pm

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