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Hours & Directions - COVID

In accordance with King County guidance, proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test is required for entry and admission of guests ages 12 and over starting October 25.

Sky View Observatory is Open Fridays through Sundays for General Admission

Tickets Must be Dated and Timed for Admission

Dates and Hours:

  • Fridays: 4pm - 9pm
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 12pm - 7pm
  • *Friday, November 26: Special Hours 12pm - 6pm
  • CLOSED, Saturday, December 25

Last Elevator to Observatory Closes One Hour Prior to Closing.

Bar/Café ends service 30 Minutes prior to closing.

Due to state mandates, masks are required for ALL guests.

Sky View Observatory is booking for Private Views, Private Proposals, and Wedding/Elopement Ceremonies. Learn more here.

For Weddings and Elopements, please contact us.


700 4th Ave, Floor 73
Seattle WA 98104

Walking distance from the waterfront and downtown hotels.  One block east of LINK Light Rail Pioneer Square Tunnel Station.  Main entrance located on 4th Avenue just south of Columbia Street.  Once you enter Columbia Center from 4th Avenue, you will be able to purchase tickets and take the elevator all the way up to the 73rd floor from the 1st-floor Atrium.

DISCOUNT PARKING (75% Off Normal Hourly Rate) available for guests visiting the observatory. Parking garage entrance is located on Columbia Ave between 5th and 4th. Parking Vouchers will need to be brought up into the observatory to receive discount at the cafe only.

Google Maps screenshot of the location of Sky View Observatory