Getting Here

Address, Directions and Parking

The Seattle Aquarium is located on Pier 59 on the Waterfront

Address

1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59
Seattle, WA 98101-2015

Phone

(206) 386-4300

Hours

9:30am to 5pm daily
Last entry at 5pm,
exhibits close at 6pm

Directions

From I-5 North

  • Take the Madison St./Convention Place exit.
  • Stay straight to go onto 7th Ave.
  • Take the first left onto Madison St.
  • Turn right onto Alaskan Way.
  • 1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59 is on the left.

From I-5 South

  • Take Union St. exit, exit 165B.
  • Stay straight to go onto Union St.
  • Turn left onto 5th Ave.
  • Turn right onto Madison St.
  • Turn right onto Alaskan Way.
  • 1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59 is on the left.
 

Construction and Road Closures

Elliott Bay Seawall Project
  • The Aquarium is open as usual, and will be throughout the entire seawall construction project. Driving routes to get here remain the same and, as always, there’s plenty of parking at Republic Parking’s Hillclimb Court and the Pike Place Market Garage. More details can be found on our seawall construction page.

To view a larger map, click on the image below:Seawall construction map 2014-2015

Alaskan Way Viaduct

    • For information on the Alaskan Way Viaduct construction, go to the WSDOT website.

Walking / Waterfront Bus / Biking

The Seattle Aquarium encourages visitors to consider
climate-friendly choices for your next visit.

  • Metro Transit offers many bus routes to take you within a 15 minute walk of the Aquarium.
  • From downtown, walk down the Pike Street Hillclimb via the Pike Place Market.
  • Metro's Route 99 travels north on First Avenue from the International District and Pioneer Square to Broad Street, then south along the Waterfront on Alaskan Way where it stops in front of the Aquarium.
    To check out the regional bus trip planner click here.
  • In addition, look for our new Octopus bike rack just north of our main entrance.
 

Parking

Four-hour metered parking is available along Alaskan Way. Republic Parking Hillclimb Garage and the Pike Place Market Parking Garage are also located across the street from the Aquarium.

  • Republic Parking Hillclimb Garage
    (206) 622-7672
    Open 6am-6pm Monday-Friday
    and 9:30am to 6pm Saturday-Sunday.
  • Pike Place Market Parking Garage
    Open 6am-12am daily
  • Wondering where to park on Seattle’s Waterfront or in Pioneer Square? Visit www.DowntownSeattleParking.com to locate a $3/hour space near your destination!

Guests

Receive $1.00 off your fee at the Republic Parking Hillclimb Garage. Present your parking ticket to the Aquarium's customer service desk to receive the discount stamp.

 

Members

Receive $1.00 off your fee at the Republic Parking Hillclimb Garage per hour parked with maximum of $3.00 discount per visit after 10:30am. Present your parking ticket to the Aquarium's customer service desk to receive the stamp. Then put your membership name/number on the parking ticket before paying when exiting the garage. Learn more about our membership programs!