Things to Do in Seattle

Whether you’re seeking outdoor adventures or are very much the indoorsy type — traversing trails or noshing pho — you’ll find endless ways to embrace all of the Pacific Northwest's incredible bounty in the Emerald City.

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Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)

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Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

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Seattle Art Museum (SAM)

A world-class art museum situated in downtown Seattle, SAM showcases a remarkable collection of art from around the world. Explore famous works by artists such as Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet.

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Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI)

A captivating destination nestled along the picturesque shores of Lake Union. MOHAI perfectly captures the essence of Seattle, blending intelligent historical narratives, technological marvels, and whimsical artifacts that surprise at every turn. Immerse yourself in the museum's permanent exhibits, which showcase a diverse range of subjects, from the rich maritime history that shaped the city to the cutting-edge technological innovations that define its present.

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Seattle Great Wheel

Positioned at the edge of Pier 57, this magnificent structure offers an entirely unique vantage point for sightseeing. Step into an air-conditioned gondola and embark on a mesmerizing journey, as you take three revolutions, revealing panoramic views of the city, the shimmering waters, and the majestic mountains on the horizon.

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Pike Place Market

One of the oldest public markets in the United States, you can find a seemingly never-ending variety of artisan goods, antiques, souvenirs and specialty food items from local farmers, craftspeople, small businesses and residents in these iconic and storied halls and aisles.

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Space Needle

An architectural marvel created for the 1962 World's Fair that swiftly transformed into an enduring symbol of the city, renowned across the globe. From the summit, marvel at breathtaking views of Elliott Bay, the Cascade Mountains, and the majestic Mount Rainier, creating an unforgettable panoramic experience.

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Paramount Theater

Historic Paramount Theatre has entertained audiences for over 85 years. With its rich history and impeccable acoustics, the Paramount Theatre offers an enchanting experience that captivates audiences and leaves a lasting impression.

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Pioneer Square

A historic neighborhood that showcases the city's rich heritage through its beautiful Romanesque Revival architecture and cobblestone streets. It offers a captivating blend of old-world charm and modern vibrancy, with a diverse array of trendy shops, restaurants, and hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Explore the ivy-covered buildings, immerse yourself in the district's underground tours, and soak up the unique atmosphere that makes Pioneer Square a must-visit destination.

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Climate Pledge Arena

From thrilling sports competitions to unforgettable concerts and captivating cultural performances, the arena offers a dynamic and immersive experience for visitors.

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T-Mobile Park & Lumen Field

Sports enthusiasts can catch Seattle Mariners baseball games at T-Mobile Park and enjoy matches featuring the Seattle Seahawks, Sounders, and OL Reign at Lumen Field. These stadiums provide memorable experiences with panoramic views of the city skyline and Puget Sound.

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Discovery Park

The largest city park in Seattle, providing a magnificent natural haven. Immerse yourself in its lush forests, wander along its meandering trails, and behold breathtaking views of the Puget Sound and majestic Olympic Mountains. This urban oasis offers a serene retreat into nature, inviting visitors to embrace the tranquil beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

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Seattle Aquarium

Appropriately located on the waterfront, the Seattle Aquarium offers plenty of underwater exploration. See playful otters, incredible octopus and other amazing sea creatures. Explore the underwater world of the Pacific Northwest and a Pacific Coral Reef. Divers put on three shows daily to talk to aquarium visitors from underwater.

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Explore the history of Pop Culture with a permanent collection that also features one of the finest assemblages of popular music-related artifacts in existence. This rich archive provides the foundation for exhibitions and programs that explore themes tied to popular culture including artworks, musical instruments, photographs, manuscripts, posters, zines, fliers, clothing, and recorded interviews conducted by MoPOP’s curators with musicians, filmmakers, authors, creators, and other luminaries who have shaped our cultural landscape.

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