Gates Foundation Discovery 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 and Monday

Holiday Hours:
Closed on New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Open Sundays during Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends


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


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

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