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Olympic Sculpture Park

Olympic Sculpture Park

2901 Western Avenue,​ Seattle, WA 98121
206.654.3100 & TTY 206.441.4261

COVID-19 Update
The PACCAR Pavilion at the Olympic Sculpture Park remains closed until further notice. The park remains open. When the park is open, we ask that visitors keep moving through the park and closely follow social distancing guidelines, staying six feet away from other park visitors. We encourage park visitors to wear masks. Please note that no groups or gatherings are currently allowed in the park. Public events continue to be offered virtually. Contact our Customer Service Center at customerservice@seattleartmuseum.org with any questions, concerns, or requests. Learn More »

Covered in monumental artworks, this award-winning nine-acre sculpture park on the waterfront is Seattle's largest downtown green space and is just one mile north of the Seattle Art Museum.

The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people.


Bing Map

Hours

The Olympic Sculpture Park is open and FREE to the public 365 days a year!

Park Hours

Open daily
Opens 30 minutes prior to sunrise
Closes 30 minutes after sunset

PACCAR Pavilion Hours

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Wed – mon, 10 am – 5 pm
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wedsun, 10 am – 5 pm

NEUKOM VIVARIUM HOURS

Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium is open on Saturday and Sunday under volunteer supervision, or by appointment. Please email vivarium@seattleartmuseum.org to arrange a time. We respectfully request two weeks’ notice for all arranged visits.

PACCAR Pavilion Holidays

Closed

Thu Nov 26 2020
Thanksgiving Day

Fri Nov 27 2020
Day After Thanksgiving

THU Dec 24 2020
Christmas Eve

FRI Dec 25 2020
Christmas Day

Parking

PACCAR Pavilion Garage

Pay parking is available in the PACCAR Pavilion garage. The entrance to the parking garage is on the southeast corner of the park at Broad St and Western Ave. Open daily from 6 am – 11 pm. No overnight parking.

Weekday Rates

0 – 2 Hours $6
2 – 4 Hours $8
6 – 8 Hours $15
All Day $22

Weekend Rates

0 – 2 Hours $5
4 – 10 Hours $10

Need to park your bike? There are bike racks in the Pavilion garage, on the corner of Western Ave and Broad St and on the corner of Broad St and Alaskan Way.​​​

Directions

Walking, driving, biking directions or bus recommendations.

View the Olympic Sculpture Park in relation to the Seattle Art Museum and the Asian Art ​Museum on this map.

Map ​&​​ Guide

HOTELS

Planning a visit to Seattle? Take advantage of special offers from our hotel partners.​​​

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Public Tours

Tour times and topics vary throughout the year. Tours are FREE and open to the public.

Site, Sculpture, Shoreline: Discover the Olympic Sculpture Park
In this 60-minute tour, learn about the landscape design, site history, and selected sculptures while exploring the park's dynamic spaces.

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School Tours

Are you an educator? You can find school tour information here.​​​​

Group Visits

Private Tours

Enhance your group’s visit with a one-hour flat-rate private tour, led by a knowledgeable guide who can provide an insider’s view of the park. Tours may be customized to focus on a specific exhibition or highlight of the collection at any of our three sites. Three weeks' advanced notice is required to reserve a private tour. Each private tour can accommodate up to 30 people.

Cancellation Policy

For docent-led tours, a nonrefundable fee equal to the cost of the tour will be collected at the time of the initial reservation in order to secure a docent.​

Questions about group visits?

Email​ us or call 206.654.3112.​​​​​​​​

Plan a Venue Experience

This waterfront venue offers indoor and outdoor space alongside impressive sculpture. Treat your guests to spectacular views of Elliott Bay, the Olympic Mountains, and gorgeous sunsets!​

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ACCESSIBILITY

The Seattle Art Museum strives to be accessible for all visitors and provides a variety of support services to assist with your visit.

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Visitor Policies

​​To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for everyone, please observe the following rules:

  • Possession of a weapon, even if legally carried, is strictly prohibited at the Olympic Sculpture Park; an exception is made for law enforcement officers only.

  • Touching harms the art. Please do not touch or climb on the sculptures.

  • Enjoy the diversity of plant life and leave it for others to enjoy.

  • Dogs must be kept on a six-foot leash. Please clean up after your pets to ensure they remain welcome.

  • Bicycles, rollerblades, and skateboards must be walked through the park. They may be ridden on the Alaskan Way Boulevard trail.

  • To protect the artwork, active sports are not allowed.

  • Smoking is prohibited throughout the park.

  • Illegal possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages or cannabis is prohibited.

  • Commercial photography and videography are prohibited in the park. Personal photography is permitted but may not be used commercially.

  • Please stay on the paths and walkways.

  • Private gatherings and group picnics must be arranged and approved by SAM in advance. Please inquire at the Pavilion or email our facilities team.

  • Posting of signs and solicitation must be approved by SAM.

  • Any designee of SAM, including security officers, may enforce these regulations. A violation of these rules may result in expulsion from the park or other legal action, as SAM deems appropriate.

  • All applicable federal, state,​ and local laws apply.

  • Alaskan Way Boulevard path is owned by the City of Seattle. All applicable rules apply.

For press and other special photography, including filming and video projects, please contact SAM Public Relations. For images of works of art owned by SAM, please see Image Rights.

Lost and Found

Do you think you lost something? Report your lost article using this form, and we will let you know if it turns up.​​​​

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Find answers to our most frequently asked questions.

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The Seattle Art Museum acknowledges that we are located on the ancestral land of the Coast Salish people.