The cultural hub of the Emerald City, Seattle Center is a 74-acre urban oasis of arts, entertainment, sports, science and technology, and includes the infamous Space Needle. Located in downtown, Seattle Center features over 30 cultural attractions, entertainment venues, museums, sports arenas, events, restaurants, shops, and festivals, as well as 17 acres of open space and beautiful gardens. Seattle Center is home of the Seattle Opera, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Children's Museum, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theater, Experience Music Project, Space Needle and the International Fountain.
Seattle Center Experiences - Catch a Seattle Storm basketball game, Seattle Thunderbirds hockey, concerts and shows at Key Arena. Discover fun dinosaur exhibits and laser light shows at Pacific Science Center. Enjoy interactive music exhibits at Experience Music Project. Enjoy the Pacific Northwest Ballet and Seattle Opera at the Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center - Washington's hottest performance venue. Celebrate Seattle at popular festivals such as Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Arts Festival, Bite of Seattle and Seattle Pride Festival.
Seattle Center's Space Needle - Soaring into the Seattle skyline, the Space Needle is Seattle's most iconic landmark. Take the adventurous elevator ride or walk 848 steps to the 520-foot high Observation Deck and enjoy panoramic views of Seattle and beyond. Built in 1962, and once the tallest building in the West, the Space Needle features the Revolving SkyCity Restaurant, SpaceBase - a retail store with gifts and jewelry - and fine banquet venues. Learn about history, science, math and geography, at the Sky School.
Experience Music Project at the Seattle Center - A monumental structure designed by Frank O. Gehry at the Seattle Center, Experience Music Project celebrates musical diversity and the creative expression of American pop music. Through interactive and interpretive exhibits, EMP explores the essence of rock 'n' roll, country, jazz, blues, hip-hop, soul, R & B, funk, punk, and gospel music. At this cool hands-on museum, you will view rare music memorabilia and artifacts and experience the creative music writing process by listening to musicians share stories of self expression.
Science Fiction Museum at Seattle Center- The Science Fiction Museum is the world's first museum devoted to the ideas, innovations and experiences of creating science fiction. SFM's exhibitions promote an understanding and appreciation of science fiction literature and media. Pay homage to the most respected science fiction writers, artists, filmmakers and publishers at the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
Hotels Near Seattle Space Needle - Walking distance to the Seattle Center and the Space Needle, the Sheraton Seattle is a stylish, high-rise hotel in the heart of downtown Seattle. Relax in stylish rooms and luxury suites overlooking the Emerald City. Enjoy classic American cuisine and microbrews at Daily Grill restaurant and sip a martini in the Lobby Lounge. Enjoy a work out in the fitness center, or take a dip in our indoor pool. Stay connected in our cool, high-tech lobby and business center, let our concierge arrange tours and dining, or plan an event in our hotel's 75,000 sq. ft of meeting and event space. Check out Special Hotel Offers at the Sheraton Seattle.