Subterranean Seattle Walking History Tour is located in Pioneer Square, Seattle. This guided tour allows visitors to go back in time and experience history first hand. The tour is led by a local guide and lasts for sixty minutes. Once the group gathers, the guide gives a short background on the tour: why it was important, and the role it played in American history.
After getting a background lesson, the group is ready to delve into underground Seattle and walk its history through one of the city’s original neighborhoods, Pioneer Square. The guide walks with the group and tells stories of Seattle’s history. Seattle’s role in the Klondike Gold Rush can be seen first hand, as can notorious Skid Row, which was once Seattle’s main hub. The group walks among dark passageways, occasionally coming up on street level and discovering original parts of the original Emerald City .
The subterranean walking tour covers more than a century of Seattle’s history on the three block walking history lesson. History truly comes alive on the Subterranean Seattle Walking History Tour. It includes flights of single-story stairs and uneven surfaces, so comfortable walking shoes are highly encouraged.
The walking tour concludes at Occidental Park, three blocks from the starting point, and meets a bus that shuttles them back to Pioneer Square. After being able to smell, touch, and see centuries of history, the groups leave Subterranean Seattle Walking History Tour with a greater appreciation of Seattle’s rich history.
Your tour begins at 102 Cherry Street, just off 1st Avenue in Pioneer Square. Here, you'll greet your guide before delving into the depths of underground Seattle and and its history during a subterranean walk through the city's original neighborhood, Pioneer Square.
Your guide regales you with stories of Seattle's past, from its role in the Klondike Gold Rush to the notorious Skid Row, once Pioneer Square's main hub. Wander among darkened passageways, occasionally popping up to street level, as you traverse approximately three blocks and cover more than a century of history.
Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes: this 1-hour tour includes six flights of single-story stairs as well as a variety of surfaces, many of them uneven.Pickup & Return:
Your tour concludes at Occidental Park, around 3 blocks from the start point.
102 Cherry Street, just off 1st Avenue in Pioneer Square.
Concludes at Occidental Park.
Departure Times: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your departure time
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Does not include:
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for participants with back problems
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately