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Restrooms
Changing Stations are available in public restrooms inside Seattle Center Armory.

Family Restrooms are also available. Please visit Customer Service in the north end of the Food and Event Hall to gain access.

An All Gender Restroom is available in the lobby of the Armory Lofts. Please visit Customer Service in the north end of the Food and Event Hall to gain access

ATMs  Convenient automatic teller machines (ATMs) are available inside Seattle Center Armory:  just inside the southeast entry of the Food and Event Hall, on the grounds at the Harrison Street entrance, at the base of the Seattle Center Monorail ramp, at the southwest corner of Mural Amphitheatre, and to the right of the entrance to Exhibition Hall.

Water Fountains/Bottle Filling Stations   Visitors can find fresh water and refill water bottles inside Seattle Center Armory, near public restrooms, and on the grounds on the east and west sides of International Fountain.

Parking Garages   Seattle Center offers garage parking adjacent to the grounds: 5th Ave. N. Garage, with entries and exits on Harrison and Republican Streets; and Mercer Garage, with entries/exits on 3rd and 4th Avenues, between Mercer Ave N and Roy St.

Accessible Parking Spaces
Accessible Parking Spaces are located at several locations along the periphery of the campus. All Seattle Center garages have designated accessible parking spots. If all the available spaces are full, visitors should check with the Attendant on Duty for remaining availability.

  • Mercer Parking Garage offers 67 accessible parking stalls on levels B & C, adjacent to the garage’s sky bridge to Marion Oliver McCaw Hall. Note: due to height restrictions, the stalls at this facility are not van-accessible.
  • The 5th Ave N Garage offers 24 accessible parking stalls, including eight van-accessible stalls. One of the van-accessible stalls is also equipped with an Electrical Vehicle Changing station.
  • The Theatre Commons ADA Parking Lot, located between Seattle Repertory Theater and Cornish Playhouse, offers six accessible parking stalls, including three van-accessible stalls, and an accessible pick-up and drop-off area. An additional drop-off area along Mercer St. between Cornish Playhouse and Phelps Center/Exhibition Hall also accommodates patrons with disabilities.
  • The School District Parking Lot, located at 5th Avenue North near the Harrison St. entry to the Seattle Center campus, offers six parking spaces, with one accessible parking stall and five van-accessible stalls, which are located in the southwest corner of the lower parking lot.

Outdoor seating and tables are located on the grounds east of the Armory in Center Park, Fisher Pavilion Roof, and in Dingwall Courtyard at the north end of the grounds. Benches are located throughout the campus.

Coke Vending Machines   We have vending machines provided by Coca-Cola in many of our public spaces including near Artists at Play Playground, first and fourth floors of the Armory, and Exhibition Hall.

Lyft Drop Zones    Lyft drivers have four designated locations to drop-off/pick-up visitors. They are located at the Harrision Street Turnaround, Mercer Street near Founders Court, intersection of Warren and Republican, and 2nd Ave. North just north of John Street. Lyft sometimes provides discounted rides to Seattle Center, so be on the look out for a deal.

Bus service to Seattle Center is available via Metro routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 18, 19, 24, 29, 31, 33 and the RapidRide D Line. Routes 5, 26, 28, 131 and 132 also travel to within walking distance of the Center. You can plan your transit trip to Seattle Center from anywhere in the region.

For more information, visit www.metro.kingcounty.gov or call Metro at 206-553-3000. To find bus routes, visit www.tripplanner.kingcounty.gov.

Free WiFi is available in Seattle Center Armory and in several hot spots on the grounds (see campus map). Look for City of Seattle Guest or Seattle Center WiFi and follow the sign-in directions.

Information in Armory   Visit Seattle Center Customer Service/Information, located at the north end of Seattle Center Armory Food and Event Hall, for assistance and information on campus destinations, activities and events. Customer Service representatives can also help direct you on best ways to access Seattle Center from various points in the region, on points of interests in the downtown area and to other visitors destinations in the city and region. Regular hours are daily, 9am-7pm, with extended hours seasonally and for special events.

Nursing Room   An ADA-compliant nursing room is located on the Main floor of Seattle Center Armory along the north corridor. Please visit Customer Service in the north end of the Food and Event Hall to gain access.

ADA Assistance/Wheel Chairs   If you require special services and auxiliary aids when visiting Seattle Center, please contact Seattle Center Customer Service ten (10) business days in advance at 206-684-7200 to allow for your personal assistance to be arranged. If there are ways in which we can improve our service to our guests with disabilities, we encourage you to contact Customer Service at 206-684-7200.

Wheel Chairs may be checked out free of charge with identification at Customer Service at the north of the Armory Food and Event Hall. 

Available ADA Services on campus include: hearing impaired use the Washington Relay Service (7-1-1), ADA coordinator 206-684-7200, Guest Services at events, assistive listening devices for use in Seattle Center Armory Lofts, and on-demand interpretation and translation located in the Customer Service/Information area. 

Free charging stations are provided by T-Mobile. Charging is available in the 2nd floor of the Armory, Monorail platform and the
Seattle Grind coffee shop. McCaw Hall Patrons will also have charging stations available to use in the Kreielsheimer Promenade Lobby and the Neukom Family Second Tier Lobby.

24 Hour Security    Seattle Center is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and welcoming environment for all. Safety, security and emergency resources are in place to help support our Purpose and Core Values. For more information on how we work to promote safety and security at Seattle Center, visit our Safety page.

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