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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

We strongly encourage park visitors to wear masks while visiting if they are unable to maintain a six foot distance from others.


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.

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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

Open seven days a week from 9 am–4 pm.

NEUKOM VIVARIUM HOURS

Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium is currently open by appointment only. Please email vivarium@seattleartmuseum.org to arrange a time. Please note that we are not able to accommodate every request, and respectfully ask for 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 Seattle Asian Art ​Museum on this map.

Map ​&​​ Guide

HOTELS

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

Learn More​​​​​​​​​

MARKET AT THE PARK

MARKET at the Park is closed for the fall/winter season.


Public Tours

Upcoming public tours can be found on our calendar.

School Tours

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

Group Visits

SAM offers guided tours at the Olympic Sculpture Park. Requests must be made at least three weeks in advance.

To request a group visit, please complete our guided request form.

Guided Request Form

Rates

$150 per tour (covers up to 20 people). Discounts are available for qualified tour operators and local community and non-profit organizations. Please inquire at groupvisits@seattleartmuseum.org. Admission to the park is free.

Tour Description

Site, Sculpture, Shoreline
Explore the Olympic Sculpture Park’s dynamic spaces, learning about the design and layout of the park, the site history from the Duwamish to Unocal, selected sculptures and more. Bring your walking shoes for this 60 minute adventure!

Group Guidelines

  • Payment must be received in advance of your visit. Guided tours are non-refundable.

  • Membership benefits and other discounts do not apply to guided tours.

  • All group members should familiarize themselves with and follow our Visitor Guidelines.

  • During your visit, please follow the guidance of SAM Security and Staff.


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 Guidelines

Through art, SAM fosters creativity and builds community. We continually strive to create a safe and welcoming experience across our three locations—Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Asian Art Museum, and Olympic Sculpture Park—so that all visitors are able to fully engage, learn, and be inspired by the art, programs, and events. Please take a moment to review these visitor guidelines to ensure the best experience for everyone while visiting SAM.

​​To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit for everyone, please observe the following park 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, scooters, 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.

View FAQ

Member and Visitor Policies

Please review our Member and Visitor Policies here.


Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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