Family Attractions in Seattle

Family Attractions in SeattleMake memories the entire family will treasure as you explore Seattle together! Whether you are looking for educational entertainment or leisurely fun, there are plenty of places to visit–from museums to amusement parks. If you are looking for some friendly, family fun, check out some of the top family attractions we´ve picked.

Children´s Museum Seattle
Children and children at heart will enjoy the Children´s Museum Seattle. A variety of exhibits and attractions cover the indoor and outdoor space. Kids will get to use their imagination while playing at the interactive stations. They can learn about plants at the container garden, different cultures at the global village and physics through a maze of lifts, levers and pipes.

Address: 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 441-1768
Web: www.thechildrensmuseum.org

Seattle Aquarium
Discover an entire underwater world while exploring the attractions at the Seattle Aquarium. Learn about the importance of marine conservation while you watch a variety of marine life interacting in replicas of their natural habitats. See a replica of the coastal waters of Washington, a tide pool, the Pacific Coral Reef and the Northwest Shores.

Address: 1483 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98101 - MAP
Phone: (206) 386-4300
Web: www.seattleaquarium.org

Woodland Park Zoo
Let your wild side run free at the Woodland Park Zoo. See over 1,000 animals, representing 300 species, in large, immersive exhibits and attractions. Walk along the Northern Trail, travel through the Tropical Rain Forest, traverse the African Savanna, learn interactively at the Zoomazium and much, much more.

Address: 5500 Phinney Ave., Seattle, WA 98103 - MAP
Phone: (206) 548-2500
Web: www.zoo.org

Pacific Science Center
Learn about science, math and technology at the Pacific Science Center. This eight-building complex features several hands-on, permanent exhibits and attractions about ecology, environmental stewardship and nature awareness, as well as many traveling exhibitions. Check out the Laser Dome, the two IMAX theaters, a tropical butterfly house and a planetarium.

Address: 200 2nd Ave., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 443-2001
Web: www.pacificsciencecenter.org

Elliott Bay Book Company
Discover some of the best children´s books at the Elliott Bay Book Company. This large, locally owned Seattle bookstore is filled with over 150,000 titles, featuring the region´s best selection of new books, local-only offerings and a large collection of bargain books. Stop by for readings and book signings by several authors throughout the year.

Address: 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 - MAP
Phone: (206) 624-6600
Web: www.elliottbaybook.com

West Seattle Bowl
Lace up your bowling shoes and hit the lanes at the West Seattle Bowl. Enjoy normal hours or come by for special events, such as GlowZone, Breakfast and Bowling or Happy Hour. Enjoy fine dining options as well, plan your next event or watch the leagues compete in tournaments.

Address: 4505 39th Ave., Seattle, WA 98116 - MAP
Phone: (206) 932-3731
Web: www.westseattlebowl.com

Seattle Center
Have a blast at the Seattle Center! You´ll find plenty to do in this park, arts and entertainment attraction. Visit the Center House, home of the Children´s Museum, or the Pacific Science Center. Ride up to the top of the Space Needle or take a ride on the Seattle Center Monorail. Enjoy music and theater performances or let the kids play at the International Fountain.

Address: 305 Harrison St., Seattle, WA 98109 - MAP
Phone: (206) 684-7200
Web: www.seattlecenter.com

Wild Waves Theme Park
Pack your swimsuit and head to the Wild Waves Theme Park for the perfect place to cool off during the summer. Brace yourself for the thrills of rollercoasters, water slides and other attractions. Bring the whole family along for group rides or try your hand at the carnival games. Little ones will love the specialty kid´s rides.

Address: 36201 Enchanted Pkwy, Federal Way, WA 98003 - MAP
Phone: (253) 661-8000
Web: www.wildwaves.com