Seattle, Washington: The Gum Wall

RoadsideAmerica.com Team Field Report

Address:
1530 Post Alley, Seattle, WA
Directions:
Just south of Pike Place Market, in a back alley, coating the exterior of the Market Theater.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Gum Wall.

The Gum Wall

A zillion pieces of gum have been stuck to a brick wall in an alley since the early 1990s.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [06/02/2017]

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Gum Wall.

The Gum Wall

Being from the Midwest, I have never seen anything quite like the Gum Wall, and I might be okay with that. Very fun to look at, but I can't imagine trying to walk through here with a young kid. Disgusting and fascinating on a lot of levels.

[Janelle, 03/25/2022]

The Gum Wall.

The Gum Wall

This place is as disgusting as it is amazing. I wonder how it started?? Worth a visit for sure. Don't forget to bring your own gum!

[Brian From Rockland County NY, 06/29/2020]

Gum Wall.

Gum Wall

I expected the Gum Wall to be gross, but it was clean and not smelly. I loved adding my gum to this famous wall.

[Queen Becky, 06/18/2019]

The wall is routinely scrubbed so that the gum is always fairly fresh.

Gum Wall.

The Gum Wall

They scrapped all the gum off a couple years ago, but don't let that stop you. It is filled back up!! Go to the main sign with the clock. And to the left is an alley way that you go down and the Gum Wall is to the left.

[Sam, 04/06/2018]

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