Seattle Center Attractions
Space Needle and the Experience Museum Project Building
Seattle Center is one of Seattle's main tourist destinations. Tourism started here in a big way with the 1962 Century 21 Exposition. Since then, the Exposition's Space Needle has become one of Seattle's top tourist attractions and the entire campus of Seattle Center is a beehive of arts, tourism, and entertainment activities. The campus of Seattle Center is a fun and scenic place to stroll.
For photographers, Seattle Center offers many different photographic opportunities. You can spend lots of time taking photos of the Space Needle, the Experience Music Project building, the Seattle Monorail, the International Fountain, and the sculptures and landscaping on the Seattle Center campus.
Olympic Iliad Alexander Liberman 1984
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INDEX FOR THE MAIN ATTRACTIONS IN SEATTLE CENTER
The following is a list of the main attractions on the Seattle Center campus. Please click on the name to go to the detailed information for that attraction.
The Space Needle is Seattle’s Eiffel Tower. Its elegance and futuristic look have aged well and it is a Seattle architectural icon recognized internationally.
This is a dazzling new attraction at Seattle Center. It is a permanent exhibition dedicated to the significant contribution to the world of glass art by Dale Chihuly. The exhibition does a masterful job of presenting Chihuly’s resplendent glass art in indoor galleries, a glasshouse, and in a lovely series of outdoor garden installations. This is a must see attraction for Seattleites and for Seattle visitors that appreciate art and botanical gardens.
This museum is housed in Seattle's most unusual building. The EMP Museum is a fun destination that features excellent exhibits about the history of rock music with an emphasis on Jimi Hendrix. Science fiction buffs will also enjoy the science fiction offerings.
One really fun and practical attraction in Seattle is the Seattle Center Monorail. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2012, the Seattle Center Monorail has served the city well over its long life.
Featuring beautiful architecture from the 1962 World's Fair, the Pacific Science Center offers a lot of science fun for the kids.
A delightful attraction at Seattle Center.