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The Gum Wall

1428 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101
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1428 Post Aly, Seattle, WA 98101
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Reviewed yesterday

I think for the most part other reviewers have summed it up...it is colorful, cool, interesting, unique and a good photo op from 10 ft back. Get up close? Eh, a little weird...but then you start thinking about it and the germs and icky poo....More

Thank groovygoolie
Reviewed yesterday

Just as the title says, it's just plain disgusting. We weren't looking for it, but rather stumbled across it right by Pike Market. I was told, the city cleaned all of the gum off the wall a couple years ago, but within a matter of...More

Thank dm2cmas
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I initially thought this would be kind of neat, but actually found it pretty gross. But if you go, make sure you get ready to chew some gum and stick it to the wall, one of the few times you will find such behavior encouraged.

Thank ReedandCandice
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's gross to think chewed up gum surrounds you, but it's conceptually cool and makes for colourful pictures.

Thank mrmeowthestudent
Reviewed 5 days ago

The first time we went to Seattle we had no idea about these odd little gem. The second time we went we stumbled upon this and had an amazing time taking candid pictures. Be prepared for sticky shoes though!

Thank JordiBee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The story goes that the Gum Wall originally commenced around the Market Theatre because theatregoers were not allowed to chew gum inside. Over the years attempts have been made to clear the residue, but in the end the City have decided to leave it as...More

Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located right by Pike Market so if you are there you just have to go see it for yourself for nothing other than to say I saw the Gum Wall. I am not much of a gum chewing person however I bought some bubble gum...More

Thank erega0908
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found this by accident after exploring the market. The area seems a little sketchy. Don't go out of your way trying to find it, but if you're in the market you may as well take a look.

Thank N_Oakes1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see in Seattle- located right next door to Pike Market- so can go while visiting there. A little bit stinky when you get into the alley but still well worth it- don't forget to place your contribution.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Why not I thought. It was so funny to see many people being in awe of gum put on a wall. It is very well traveled by that's for sure. Why not

Thank william57963
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When was it started
11 November 2015|
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Response from Matt C | Reviewed this property |
About 20 years ago, but the city of Seattle is taking it all down soon. I just saw it in the news last week.