Please contact us at 206-753-4929.
Seattle Center Monorail
The monorail is a convenient way to get to Chihuly Garden and Glass from downtown. Just hop on at Westlake Station and you’ll be dropped off at the Exhibition in a few minutes.
These parking garages are operated by the City of Seattle, and offer the best rates for most visitors. The Fifth Avenue N. Garage is closest to the Exhibition.
Fifth Ave N Garage: Fifth Ave N & Republican Street
Mercer Garage: Third Ave N & Roy Street
Valet parking is not available. The Space Needle's valet parking service is not currently in operation.
Chihuly Garden and Glass is a destination for families and guests of all ages. That said, due to the nature of the exhibition, we ask that those under the age of 14 be accompanied by an adult.
Still photography and video is allowed from a handheld device. Photography of objects in the exhibition is permitted for personal, non-distributional, non-commercial use. Flashes, tripods monopods or video cameras in the galleries are prohibited. No photographs or videotapes may be reproduced, published, distributed, sold, transferred or otherwise commercially exploited.
Umbrella strollers are permitted in all galleries, large strollers are not. Please do bring your own stroller.
No animals are permitted into the exhibition with the exception of service dogs.
No, the Exhibition has temporarily closed coat and bag check during the ongoing pandemic. All parcels, umbrellas and bags larger than 11" x 15" are not allowed in the Exhibition; please plan ahead by leaving large items at home, at your hotel, or in your vehicle. Bags in excess of 11"x15" containing needed medical equipment or for nursing or baby care are permitted in the Exhibition.
Speaking on cell and speaker-enabled phones is not permitted in the galleries. Cell phone conversations are limited to the Gardens and we ask that you be considerate of the people around you. Visitors are encouraged to listen to the audio tour found here on their personal mobile device with ear buds, which will be made available as needed.
Benches are available in a number of exhibition galleries, including the Sealife, Mille Fiori and Chandelier Rooms. The Theater also has visitor seating to watch short videos about the exhibition and the artist.
To ensure that all exhibition visitors enjoy their visit, we ask that you adhere to the following:
- Elevating Clean: Follow all posted guidelines related to operations during our phased re-opening (including mask and physical distance requirements).
- Considerate behavior is expected of all visitors.
- Please remain at least 12 inches away from any unprotected artwork.
- Comply with the directions of the gallery security.
- Notify security in the event of an emergency.
- Any group or individual whose behavior is disruptive will be asked to leave.
- An aisle for public passage in the galleries must be maintained at a minimum width of 36 inches (wheelchair width).
- Food and drinks, including water bottles, are prohibited in galleries.
There are two options for ticketed guests.
Collections Café offers warm pastries, an espresso bar, and soft drinks (indoor seating). The Art Plaza features Neapolitan stone-fired pizza, beer, and wine (outdoor seating). All seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The amount of time you spend in the galleries depends upon you, as the visit is self-paced, however the average amount of time most visitors spend viewing the artwork in the Galleries, Garden and Glasshouse is 1-2 hours.
Chihuly Garden and Glass is located at the base of the Space Needle on the grounds of the Seattle Center, so it is only a short walk to get from one site to the other. Expect to spend between 2-3 hours to visit both sites at a comfortable pace. If you plan on eating at Collections Café or the Art Plaza, or shopping at The Bookstore, additional time may be needed.
Chihuly Garden and Glass offers both guided and self-guided tours for adults and college age students, as well as programs tailored for youth and school group visits. Learn more about group tours, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Informal wedding ceremonies are not allowed to take place at Chihuly Garden and Glass, regardless of group size or duration of ceremony, etc. For those looking to book private space for a wedding, contact: email@example.com.
Press inquiries should be directed to PR manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re constantly looking at new partnership opportunities. Send us a note at email@example.com and we’ll take a look.
This is a long-term exhibition, defined in years, not months. With lease renewals Chihuly Garden and Glass can run for 30 years.
While we don’t have immediate plans for this now, it is possible.
The Exhibition includes a mix of new and previously exhibited artworks. Chihuly had the opportunity not only to choose where to install the artworks but also design the galleries, so the context for this exhibition is unique. As his installations interact with light and space in a way unlike paintings or sculpture, visitors who may have seen some of these pieces before will have a new experience.
We offer programming relating to local artists, arts organizations and fun events. Details for activities at the exhibition will be available on our website.
Learn more about Dale Chihuly and his work in the Puget Sound and his exhibitions here.
Please contact The Bookstore at 206.753.4931 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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