Discover the Seattle Aquarium wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, tours and activities for disabled travelers. Read our informative review to learn if the Seattle Aquarium is wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly or if Wheelchair Jimmy recommends this attraction be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.
The heartbeat of hands-on marine experience and preservation education in the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Aquarium offers fun, exciting ways to discover more about the amazing Puget Sound that surrounds you! Join us in our mission: Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment.
Opened in 1977, The Seattle Acquarium is the 9th largest Aquarium in the U.S. by attendance and among the top 5 paid visitor attractions in the Puget Sound region.
The Aquarium’s species collection is featured within six major exhibits: Window on Washington Waters, Life on the Edge, Pacific Coral Reef, Puget Sound Fish and Dome Room, Puget Sound Orcas Family Activity Center, and Marine Mammals.
In partnership with the University of Washington and funded by the National Science Foundation, the Aquarium is one of twelve Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence. Our center builds an ocean learning community of scientists, marine volunteers, educators and interested citizens.
Jim’s Accessibility Comments:
I’ve been a couple times and it’s both very wheelchair friendly and a lot of fun! It’s located on the Puget Sound waterfront very close the the Seattle Great Wheel.