Must-see attractions in Belltown & Seattle Center

  • The Space Needle and the Experience Music Project, Seattle, Washington.

    Museum of Pop Culture

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    The Museum of Pop Culture (formerly EMP, the "Experience Music Project") is an inspired marriage between super-modern architecture and legendary rock-and…

  • Olympic Sculpture Park.

    Olympic Sculpture Park

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    This ingenious feat of urban planning is an offshoot of the Seattle Art Museum and it bears the same strong eye for design and curation. There are dozens…

  • UNITED STATES - 2012/01/01: USA, Washington State, Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden And Glass Exhibit. (Photo by Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket via Getty Images)

    Chihuly Garden & Glass

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    Opened in 2012 and reinforcing Seattle’s position as a leading city of the arts, this exquisite exposition of the life and work of dynamic local sculptor…

  • Space Needle

    Space Needle

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    This streamlined, modern-before-its-time tower built for the 1962 World’s Fair has been the city’s defining symbol for more than 50 years. The needle…

  • Myrtle Edwards Park

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    Your best bet for an uninterrupted walk or jog if you’re staying downtown is this fringe of lawn and trees along Elliott Bay that starts next to the…

  • Pacific Science Center

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    This interactive museum of science and industry once housed the science pavilion of the 1962 World’s Fair. Today the center features virtual-reality…

  • International Fountain

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    A remnant of the 1962 World's Fair, the International Fountain was completely rebuilt in 1995. With 272 jets of water (recycled, of course) pumping in…

  • Seattle Center

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    The remnants of the futuristic 1962 World's Fair hosted by Seattle and subtitled Century 21 Exposition are still visible over 50 years later at the…

  • Spheres

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    Amazon's latest construction in the Denny Triangle opened January 2018 and is quite different to the Amazon Tower I, which went up in 2015 down the street…

  • Times Square Building

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    This terracotta and granite structure, guarded by eagles perched on the roof, was designed by the Paris-trained architect Carl Gould (who also designed…

  • Pier 66

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    This elevated pier has a large viewing platform that looks out over downtown and the harbor. It's a good spot to grab a skyline-backed selfie or family…

  • Children’s Museum

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    In the basement of the Seattle Center Armory near the monorail stop, the Children’s Museum is old-school entertainment and a good bet if you want to tear…

  • Amazon Tower I

    Belltown & Seattle Center

    The new Seattle HQ of online retail behemoth Amazon opened in December 2015. Officially it's called Amazon Tower I, but it's known colloquially as 'the…