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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 yesterday
Jennifer's a fountain of historical knowledge of Seattle's underground history.

Jennifer shares her knowledge in a fun, fact filled, historically accurate way. Most entertaining. Really enjoyed this interesting tour and learned a lot on the way. Not too far of a walk. Well worth the time and $. We had done a Seattle underground tour...More

1  Thank OnTheRoadAgain1960
Reviewed yesterday
Fascinating History Brought to Life

Our guide knows how to tell a story! Everything was riveting. You walk around the pioneer historic area going below the now ground-level sidewalks/streets to the old storefront edifices of the past. Locked staircases that your guide opens take you back in time.

Thank time2emit
Reviewed yesterday
Definately worth the time, very interesting

I had no idea what was beneath the streets of Seattle! This tour was amazing and packed with information about how Seattle came to be. Our tour guide Mike was great and kept things moving and lively but also interesting. It is a walking tour...More

Thank AuPairatHeart
Reviewed 2 days ago
Seek out this provider

There are several companies running this sort of tour but a very positive review from some other aussie friends here last month had us seek out this specific provider. Many thanks to Jennifer for putting her heart into her fascinating stories of the local area....More

Thank KeenPhotographer-11
Reviewed 2 days ago
Something different

This was an interesting way to learn about the beginnings of Seattle. There isn't much walking as you stay within a 4 block parameter.

Thank Franny0319
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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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