Looking to elevate your next group outing? We've got you covered. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just want an excuse to get a group together, do it in style at Smith Tower. Groups of 15 or more receive discounted ticket rates to experience breathtaking sights from Seattle's original skyscraper, and we can accommodate up to 40 guests for group dining.*

Bringing more than 40 guests? Check out our event space and contact us to start planning.

*Please see more information on our health & safety standards.

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Rhatz! We are not offering tours at this time.

The Talking Tower Tours provide an in-depth experience of Smith Tower and its storied past which includes connections to radio, rum-running, and a host of interesting characters and scintillating stories for your enjoyment. Become an expert of all things Smith Tower and join us on our next Talking Tower Tour.


  • One-hour guided tour of the exhibits, elevators, 35th floor Observatory, and main lobby
  • Souvenir postcard ticket with stamp
  • $10 in-store credit

$29 per person

Service charge included. Does not include 5% admission tax.


Public Tours
Available every Friday at 11:00am and 12:00pm.
Available for up to 10 people.
Tickets can be purchased online or in-person at the Smith Tower Observatory Check-In.

Private Tours
Available Monday - Thursday from 11:00am-3:00pm.
Available for groups of 2-20 people.
Private Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance.
Book your Private Tour by contacting us at or 206.624.0414.

For all tours, please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time. All sales are final.

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From corporate outings to school groups, to client appreciation and beyond, there are many options for a fun and unique visit to Smith Tower. Your group visit will come complete with:

  • Discounted ticket rates for your group of 15-40*
  • Access to The Legends of Smith Tower exhibits
  • A culminating experience in the Observatory

For more information or to start planning, contact

*Please see more information on our health & safety standards.



Searching for the perfect spot to host your next birthday party, happy hour, or girls' night out? Kick your next group outing up a notch with a trip to Smith Tower. Group dining is available for 15-40 guests, and includes:

  • No ticket or admission fees for you and your guests.
  • Access to a historic Otis elevator that will take you and your guests to the Observatory, where your reserved section awaits.
  • Semi-private, reserved space with mixed soft seating and reception style furniture in the thirty-fifth-floor Observatory.
  • Buffet-style hors d'oeuvres and cash or hosted bar options.
  • A dedicated cocktail server so your guests never have to wait at the bar.
  • Reserved seating reception-style for up to 30 guests, with two large communal-style tables for buffet food service.*

*Please see more information on our health & safety standards.

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