Gates Foundation Visitor Center

Location and Parking


440 Fifth Avenue North (East of Seattle Center)
Seattle, Washington 98109
(206) 709-3100 x7100


Regular hours:
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 5pm 
Closed Sunday, Monday, and all U.S. holidays 

Extended summer hours (June 3-August 30):
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 10am to 6pm

Special Sunday hours on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend: 
Sunday, May 25, 10am to 5pm 
Sunday, August 31, 10am to 6pm


Paid parking is available onsite at the Seattle Center Fifth Avenue Garage and on neighboring streets. The garage and Visitor Center are both wheelchair accessible. Please note that we do not offer parking validation.


You can reach the Visitor Center on Metro buses 3 and 4, and via the Seattle Center Monorail.

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