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Seattle Underground History Tour

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Highlights
  • Learn the history of Pioneer Square from a unique, below-ground perspective
  • Walk the neighborhood's subterranean tunnels with a knowledgeable guide
  • Trace Seattle’s history from an Indian settlement to the 1890s to today
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Seattle Underground History Tour
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10:30am TourMost Popular
Guided 60 minute, small-group walking history tour through and below historic Pioneer Square. Visit underground areaways not offered by other tour companies and only recently reopened for access.
US$19.00
11:30am Tour
Guided 60 minute, small-group walking history tour through and below historic Pioneer Square. Visit underground areaways not offered by other tour companies and only recently reopened for access.
US$19.00
1:30pm Tour
Guided 60 minute, small-group walking history tour through and below historic Pioneer Square. Visit underground areaways not offered by other tour companies and only recently reopened for access.
US$19.00
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Overview

Get to know Seattle's first established neighborhood, Pioneer Square, by walking its underground pathways as they existed in the 1890s in the company of a guide. Trace the city’s history, from an Indian dwelling to its Gold Rush days and up through its current state as a thriving modern neighborhood on this walking tour.

What to Expect

Meet your guide and group at 102 Cherry Street, near Pioneer Square, at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Be sure to wear good walking shoes as this underground walking tour covers uneven terrain and involves ascending and descending about six flights of stairs.

After a brief introduction from your guide, set off to explore one of Seattle's oldest neighborhoods and its subterranean tunnels on this guided tour. Listen to stories of Seattle's past, from the Klondike Gold Rush to Skid Row, as you wander dark passageways and then back up to street level. Over the course of three blocks, you'll cover a century of history, from the neighborhood's origins as a Salish Indian settlement to its modern iteration. It’s a perspective you can’t get by wandering on your own.

The tour concludes at Occidental Park.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
A factual but fun look at Seattle's underside

This was an interesting way to see (literally) another side to Seattle. We had an 11.30 tour with Richard and he was great - very knowledgeable, good fun and friendly. We had other options to take this tour with a different company but we were...More

1  Thank ceceliagavigan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Interesting but slightly lacking.

I’ve visited Seattle several times and have always wanted to do an underground tour. My wife went on one a couple years ago and she loved it. I’d been looking forward to the tour because I find history and unique spaces very appealing. A couple...More

Thank Raymond H
Reviewed 3 days ago
Well worth it!

I thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Not only was our tour guide very knowledgeable about Seattle's history she made the tour fun and interesting! It was a treat to be able to go below ground and see the tunnels and learn how they came to be.

1  Thank Dare C
Reviewed 4 days ago
Interesting view of the city

Interesting tour showing the beginning of the modern era of Seattle. The tour was very unique as it showed both the above and below ground changes made in the city of Seattle before and after their great fire. I wish we would of seen more...More

Thank mpicchioldi
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent - interesting and entertaining commentary!

Our host was very knowledgeable, professional and entertaining! He traced the history of original Seattle thoroughly and helped see the underground areas of Old Seattle. I expected to see a little more than we saw of the actual underground areas.

Thank DTOEWS2014
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Jennifer B
1 August 2018|
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Response from acrgreen | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we didn’t look at the prices for children so unable to answer you. The tour would be good for kids as it is interesting and going underground.
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Paige W
20 July 2018|
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Response from Deborah C | Reviewed this property |
Can purchase at location if they haven’t fully booked it. But tours are frequent so if one is full you can catch next one.
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30 June 2018|
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1 1/2 hours.
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