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With several bus routes, parking spots,  bicycle racks throughout campus, designated Lyft pick-up and drop-off zones and the Seattle Center Monorail at our doorstep, there are plenty of ways to get to and from Seattle Center. 

Hours of Operation

Seattle Center's campus is open from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. Hours of attractions and organizations on campus may differ. The Armory opens every day at 7 a.m. and closes at 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. The Armory is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Departing approximately every 10 minutes from Westlake Center and Seattle Center, the Monorail is a fun, quick and convenient link between downtown Seattle and the Center.
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Did you know there are nine bus stops and 18 bus routes in easy walking distance of Seattle Center? You can find bus stops on Queen Anne Ave N, 1st Ave N, 2nd Ave N, 5th Ave N and Denny Way.
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To avoid driving and parking, we recommend using Lyft, the Offical Rideshare Partner of Seattle Center. For the best experience, we recommend utilizing our designated Seattle Center pick up/drop off zones which you can access in your app. You can find us on Harrison Street, John Street, Republican Street, and Mercer Street.
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If you’re planning to drive to Seattle Center, we encourage you to carpool. Once you arrive, you’ll find two convenient parking garages.
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Map of parking zones for School and Charter Buses at Seattle Center.
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Biking to Seattle Center

Get some fresh air and leave your car at home! Try biking or walking to campus from Uptown, South Lake Union, Belltown or downtown. There are bike racks throughout campus.
Get the latest updates on road work and activities affecting access to Seattle Center. Updated weekly, the information is tailored to help you find the best routes to the Center.
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Directions to Seattle Center

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