From family outings to romantic evenings and everything in between, the Smith Tower visitor experience offers something for everyone.


Smith Tower offers fun for all ages. Highlights include:

  • Enjoy historical exhibits together (a wonderful opportunity to teach them about Seattle's history in an informal setting) while traveling up thirty-five floors in historic Otis elevators to the Observatory where you'll take in stunning 360-degree views of the city.
  • Smith Tower Provisions general store offers a variety of souvenir and gift items as well as delectable snacks and treats, including branded apparel for all ages, the beloved Smith Tower teddy bear, assorted candy and, of course, the nostalgic soda bar.
  • Convenient location in the heart of Pioneer Square with an abundance of nearby parking makes it easy to spend the day exploring Seattle. Go from the Smith Tower visitor experience to a variety of family-friend activities such as sporting events at Safeco and Century Link Fields, an assortment of toy and book stores within walking distance, as well as all the shops and activities of the Seattle waterfront just a few blocks away.
  • Children ages 5 to 12 enjoy discounted tickets; children under 5 are our guests at no charge.
  • Strollers are admissible and all visitor experiences are ADA accessible.


The intimate speakeasy vibe at Smith Tower Temperance café and bar is perfect for a romantic night together. Highlights include:

  • The Observatory offers an ideal spot to enjoy a quiet evening together while enjoying gorgeous panoramic city views — wonderful for one-of-a-kind date nights and commemorative photos.

  • Start with the mystery and intrigue of our historic exhibits on your way to a romantic date in the clouds.
  • Celebrating a special occasion? Toast to each other over craft cocktails or a glass of wine and shareable plates at Temperance café and bar.
  • Planning to propose? 360-degree views make for a fabulous backdrop. Let us provide the bubbles and setup an intimate spot just for you in the Observatory.
  • Looking for the perfect spot to say "I do?" With two fabulous spaces to choose from, this iconic landmark offers breathtaking views and a gorgeous, remodeled interior ideal for your big day.
  • Don't forget to stop by Smith Tower Provisions general store for a bottle of wine and delectable bites — the makings of a great picnic or date night in.

Contact us at or 206.624.0414 to book.



From corporate retreats to birthday parties, school field trips and beyond, make Smith Tower part of your group experience. Highlights include:

  • The adventure begins the minute your guests enter the building and enjoy being whisked up to the thirty-fifth floor Observatory in historic 1914 Otis copper and brass elevators.
  • Enjoy convenient access to a host of nearby attractions, restaurants and hot spots to help round out your Seattle experience.
  • Groups of 15 or more enjoy discounted rates for tickets.

Contact us at 206.624.0414 to book.


The Smith Tower Observatory is the ideal spot for small groups looking to celebrate or reunite over craft cocktails and stunning Seattle views - the perfect way to start or end your evening! Highlights include:

  • Group reservations are available nightly, with an arrival time between 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for groups of up to 16 guests.
  • The Observatory and Temperance café and bar are open until 11 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 12 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.
  • All group reservations include:
    • Reserved seating set up in your choice of cocktail tables and stools, tables and chairs or lounge seating for up to 16.
    • A dedicated cocktail server so your guests never have to wait at the bar.
    • No ticket or admission fees for you and your guests (a savings of up to $192).
    • Priority access to our historic Otis elevator that will take you and your guests to the Observatory where your reserved seats await.

Call us at 206.624.0414 to make group reservations. Bringing more than 16 guests? Check out our event space and contact us to start planning.

24 hours advance notice required. Food and beverage minimum of $1,000 applies to all group reservations. $500 deposit due at time of booking will be applied to your final bill. Deposit is fully refundable if cancellation is received within 72 hours prior to scheduled reservation. Prices do not include 20% service charge and Washington state sales tax.


The spirit of Seattle's original skyscraper shines through. Experience fascinating exhibits and a 360-degree view from the Observatory that includes an outdoor deck and a speakeasy-style bar featuring classic cocktails, fresh local oysters, and other shareable plates of goodness.