OBSERVATORY TICKETS

THE LEGENDS OF SMITH TOWER

On your way to the top of the tower, explore some of the stories, figures, and moments that have made Smith Tower a beloved Seattle gem. Your ticket includes:

  • Access to The Legends of Smith Tower exhibits, taking you on a journey through time, and providing a glimpse into a time when Seattleites were coming to terms with early Prohibition and technology that would soon transform their city.
  • A culminating experience in the Observatory, featuring a speakeasy-inspired bar with an intriguing and fun menu featuring local favorites and craft cocktails with a pinch of Prohibition that pays homage to Smith Tower's rum-running roots and Chinese Room history.

Tickets are available online or at the Observatory Check-In. Save 10% by purchasing online!

11:00am to 6:00pm

Adults: $20
Seniors, Military/Student (with ID), and Children (Age 5 to 12): $16
Locals: $12 (purchase at Smith Tower only)
Happy Hour (4:00pm to 6:00pm, Monday through Thursday): $12

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Adults: $22
Seniors, Military/Student (with ID), and Children (Age 5 to 12): $18
Locals: $14 (purchase at Smith Tower only)

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WA State sales tax and a $1.50 online convenience fee apply. Please note that depending on visitor volume, there may be wait times to ride the elevator to the Observatory. Reservations are not available. For parties of 20 or more, please see Group Reservations. As a courtesy to other guests, please ensure your entire group has arrived before you ankle up to the Observatory, as incomplete parties will not be admitted to the 35th floor.

Some characters, stories, and places depicted in the Smith Tower visitor experience and exhibit content are based on real people and actual events and locations (in certain cases, some have been changed for dramatic purposes), and others may be entirely fictitious. Copyright 2016 Unico Properties, LLC. All rights reserved.

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STRAIGHT UP BY NIGHT
9:00pm to close

Your ticket will take you on a quick ride in our historic Otis elevator to the thirty-fifth floor, where you'll step out into the Observatory level. Enjoy an intriguing menu with local favorites and craft cocktails with a pinch of Prohibition — and the amazing views.

Tickets for Straight Up By Night are available for $14 in the Main Lobby after 9:00pm only.

Please note that depending on visitor volume, there may be wait times to ride the elevator to the Observatory. Reservations are not available. For parties of 20 or more, please see Group Reservations. The last elevator up will be one hour before close. View up to date hours of operation here.

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