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Olympic Sculpture Park

People walk past art by Tony Smith and Teresita Fernández at Olympic Sculpture Park with the Space Needle in the background.
A family is bathed in colors as they walk under an artwork by Teresita Fernández at the Olympic Sculpture Park.
View of Seattle's waterfront with a Mark di Suvero metal sculpture along the Olympic Overlook walkway.
Aerial view of Olympic Sculpture Park.

Olympic Sculpture Park

2901 Western Avenue,​ Seattle, WA 98121

One mile north of the Seattle Art Museum, this collection of monumental sculptures on Seattle’s waterfront overlooks the Salish Sea.

Map of all three Seattle Art Museum locations.
Map of all three Seattle Art Museum locations.


Olympic Sculpture Park
Free and open 365 days a year!
Opens 30 minutes before sunrise
Closes 30 minutes after sunset

PACCAR Pavilion
Sunday–Friday, 9 am–4 pm
Saturday, 9 am–3 pm

MARKET at the Park
May 24–September 1, 2024
Friday–Sunday, 10 am–2 pm

Neukom Vivarium
Saturday & Sunday
Hours are subject to volunteer availability

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 Street and Western Avenue. Open daily from 6 am–11 pm. No overnight parking.


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What to know when you visit

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Open & free

365 days a year

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Commercial photography and videography are prohibited in the park. Personal photography is permitted. Contact SAM Public Relations for press.

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Keep art safe

Please do not touch or climb on sculptures. Bicycles, scooters, rollerblades, and skateboards must be walked through the park. Active sports are not allowed.

Smartphone tours

Enjoy audio and interactive content on your own device for free.

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Nurture nature

Enjoy the diversity of plant life and leave it for others to enjoy. Please stay on the paths and walkways. Posting of signs and solicitation must be approved by SAM.

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Pets welcome

Keep animals on a six-foot leash and please clean up after your pets.

Find your way


SAM strives to create an enriching experience for all visitors and provides accessibility options at all of our locations.
  • Eat at MARKET

    Stop by MARKET at the Park in the PACCAR Pavilion to enjoy menu items like short rib rolls, crab rolls, mangonadas, espresso, and more in open-air dining.

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    Top-down view of three seafood sandwiches in a to-go box.
  • Art is better together!

    Guided visits are available at Olympic Sculpture Park for groups of 10 or more. Please submit your required reservation request at least three weeks in advance of your ideal tour date.

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    A group looks at their tour guide inside Neukom Vivarium by Mark Dion.
  • Trees for Seattle

    Enjoy and identify the many trees at the Olympic Sculpture Park using this resource created by Trees for Seattle. This City of Seattle program is dedicated to growing and maintaining healthy, awe-inspiring trees.

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    A person taking a close-up photo of a flowering tree at Olympic Sculpture Park.

Visit FAQ

Report your lost article and we will let you know if it turns up.

SAM remains a mask-friendly space. Visitors are encouraged to wear masks for their personal safety and comfort. We also ask visitors who are experiencing flu, cold, or similar symptoms to visit another time.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public setting. SAM can’t guarantee you won’t be exposed to COVID-19 during your visit; by visiting SAM you accept this risk of exposure.

Mark Dion’s Neukom Vivarium is open on Saturdays and Sundays under volunteer supervision so hours are subject to change. Reservations are not required. For more information, please email

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