The Talking Tower Tours are designed to provide a more in-depth experience of Smith Tower and its 35th floor Observatory from the bottom to the top. The tower's storied past includes connections to radio, rum-running, and a host of interesting characters and scintillating stories for your enjoyment. If you want to walk away an expert of all things Smith Tower and ensure you don't miss a thing, our Talking Tower Tours may just be perfect for you. These tours are available Monday through Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm, for groups of 6 to 20 guests, and each tour includes:

  • One hour guided tour of the exhibits, elevators, 35th floor Observatory, and main lobby
  • Historic postcard ticket with stamp
  • Smith Tower souvenir

$28 per person

Book your tour by contacting us at or 206.624.0414.

All Talking Tower Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Each tour will require a minimum of six guests, and a maximum of 20. Tours are available Monday through Friday, 10:00am to 3:00pm. Not available on nights or weekends. Tickets will be purchased in person on the date of your tour. All sales are final.

lobby elevators