Parking Info


James Albert Claypool Memorial Garage
The James Albert Claypool Memorial Garage provides Pacific Science Center's closest parking. The Claypool Garage is located on the corner of 2nd Avenue North and Denny Way and provides a covered walkway directly into Pacific Science Center's south entrance.* There are 3 levels of parking which includes designated disabled spaces. By parking in the Claypool Garage and visiting Pacific Science Center, you are supporting science education. Thank you.

Parking Rates**:

  • 0–3 Hrs - $8
  • 3–5 Hrs - $10
  • 5–10 Hrs - $12
  • Evenings after 4 p.m. - $6

Please pay before leaving the parking structure. Pay stations accept cash, VISA, MasterCard and American Express. Payment is tracked by parking stall number and the receipt you receive from the payment kiosk is for your records and does not need to be placed on your dash. Claypool Garage opens daily at 6 a.m. and closes Sunday-Thursday at 12:30 a.m., Friday-Saturday at 2:30 a.m.

*The Denny Way/south entrance closes when general exhibits close. Guests will need to walk around to the north entrance facing Seattle Center for evening access.
**Parking rates are subject to change depending on events at Pacific Science Center and Seattle Center.

Public Transportation
Take the Seattle Center Monorail from the Westlake Center, located in the heart of downtown Seattle. The trip takes only 90 seconds. Many Seattle Metro buses will drop you off at the entrance of Pacific Science Center, including routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 13, 24 and D Line. For complete Metro bus information and schedules, visit Metro's Web site or call (206) 553-3000.