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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.

Reviews (899)
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Great Way to Experience Seattle

We thouroughly enjoyed this trip and the team were very knowledgeabke with their facts and figures but in an entertaining way. Highly recommended.

Thank Circumference
Reviewed 4 days ago
A Really Great Tour of Seattle History

We took the tour and wasn't sure what to expect. We walked all around underground the city. Seattle business district was burned to the ground and was rebuilt on top of the city. It was truly amazing to see what the city looked like after...More

Thank Suk A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Good walking tour

We had a very enjoyable 60 minutes tour . There’s a small introduction about the beginnings of Seattle and then you go out for a walk and get down to three underground ‘tunnels’ .Our guide loved his city and shared with us the amazing reconstruction...More

Thank Rotraveller19
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great way to learn a little Seattle history

Excellent small-group walking tour with a unique perspective on early Seattle history... from below. Dave was an entertaining and knowledgeable guide and the small group format allows time for questions. Well worth an hour of anyone's time. Highly recommended

Thank Toby S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Best tour guide ever!! (Request Lisa - she’s amazing)

Took the tour yesterday and honestly wasn’t expecting much. I honestly wanted to skip it all together and take the loss $$... Thank goodness I didn’t! From the very beginning you had Lisa who gave an overview of what to expect from the tour and...More

Thank Marie B
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Navigate622327
9 September 2018|
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Response from Sylvia S | Reviewed this property |
About 90 minutes
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22 August 2018|
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Response from Rosemary3242018 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if a dog is welcome as the tour involves a group of people and the guide. I think one would have to ask the guide and get consent from the group.
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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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