Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle

4.7
Chihuly Garden and Glass features a comprehensive exhibit showcasing the work of Dale Chihuly, a renowned American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. Despite the considerable technical difficulties of working with blown glass, Chihuly uses it as a primary medium for large installations and environmental artwork, some of which you can see at this gallery. The artist's complex and colorful glass sculptures fill the eight-room greenhouse. Stop by the adjacent garden to see a blend of nature and more blown-glass creations. Use our Seattle road trip planning site to visit Chihuly Garden and Glass on your trip to Seattle, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
Improve this listing »
Lowest price guaranteed
Create an itinerary including Chihuly Garden and Glass
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Chihuly Garden and Glass Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
20,266 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • I thoroughly enjoyed wandering through Chihuly Garden and Glass! Visually stunning displays inside and out! I loved sitting in the garden amongst the beautiful landscapes with a glass of tea. I would ...  more »
  • The Chiuly garden and glass is the best glass museum we have seen. The exhibits inside are great and would have been enough but there are also exterior exhibits that put « the cherry on the cake « . O...  more »
  • Unique blown glass gallery and installations in the gardens Fascinating videos on the life of Dale Chihuly  more »
Google
  • Incredibly beautiful and interesting glass exhibit. There is a Native American collection of photos, baskets, blankets and Chihuly glass. Very beautiful. The way the indoor exhibits are displayed and the lighting used really brings out the best in his glass works. Absolutely stunning. Nighttime is also a visual delight as the art glass is illuminated. The gardens filled with his art glass are enchanting. Don't miss this amazing exhibit. There is also the Collections Cafe where you can have a meal or snack and there is a gift shop.
  • This was a fun exhibit to go to. I didn't know much about glass blowing art. Dale Chihuly is a one of a kind artist. It was neat to discover that the Pacific Northwest is considered the glass art capitol of the world. We got in for $19 a person. I think the price could have been a little better, but all together it was a great experience. TIP: There is a coat check, we left a lot of items there. As tourist's you carry around a lot of stuff, and it's good to be able to put stuff down.
  • I was totally amazed at the amount of glass art that was there was truly amazing. I have never seen such beautiful work as these artist has accomplished. There are many different types and styles. This is definitely a handicap friendly museum and garden. The signage is clear from the road. Below I have given you photos of just some of this beautiful art work. Enjoy!
  • Museum is beautiful. The coat check was free which made it a lot easier to enjoy the museum. We went through it pretty quickly, less than 2 hours. There are video clips of Chihuly creating his sculptures in a small theater area. Each clip is 5 minutes long. I would recommend watching at least a few of them because they really complemented the experience of walking through the exhibits.
  • Love this place. Definitely one of the best destinations in downtown Seattle. It is amazing no matter the time of day or the weather. I recommend seeing it both during the day and then again at night. The garden part of the exhibit is most breath-taking at night but can hold it's own during the day too, rain or shine. A true gem that Seattle is lucky to have. It is the top destination in Seattle and for good reason. If you love color and/or beautiful things, this is the place for you!
Places to stay near Chihuly Garden and Glass

Plan your trip to Seattle

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans to Chihuly Garden and Glass by other users

5 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 42 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, relaxing, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Seattle & Pullman BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Western US BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 45 days in United States BY A USER FROM CHINA November, culture, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans