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Gum Wall

Monument / Landmark and Public Art
Pike Place, Seattle
  • Ben B.
    "Gross and amazing at the same time."(11 Tips)
    Brian D.
    "Stick a piece of gum on the wall of course..."(3 Tips)
    "Chew gum it helps your breath...most of the time."(3 Tips)
    💥Mike .
    "don't pay unscrupulous street vendors for ABC gum!"(2 Tips)
103 Tips and reviews
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  • piece of gum
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  • Christina
    Christina2 weeks ago
    Gets packed on the weekend.
  • Michelle M.
    So so disgusting!!!
    Upvoted Oct 6
  • Andrew P.
    Cool place to visit.
  • Amanda T.
    Amanda ThauMarch 17
    Just like it says it is, a wall of gum. Bring your own to stick up before you leave!
  • Abby A.
    Worth going though it is very busy!
  • John K.
    John KiddeFebruary 17
    I wouldn't recommend touching the wall, unless you're going to immediately wash your hands. Cool spot though!
  • Dianne M.
    after many cleanings this is still here. i liked it, while my travel companions were disgusted. lol
  • Irvianne T.
    Touristy and so fun.
  • Ben G.
    Ben GutnikOctober 30, 2016
    Very unique and cool landmark. Definitely picture worthy!
  • Noel R.
    Noel RodriguezOctober 2, 2016
    So gross but so cool. Grab a pack of gum and leave your mark in Seattle!!
  • R T.
    R TSeptember 10, 2016
    Cleaned at thanksgiving filling up fast.
  • J. I.
    J. I.G.August 31, 2016
    It's a wall full of chewing gum...
  • David X.
    David XuAugust 11, 2016
    apart from the novelty, honesty quite gross. the smell of gum is thick in the air. watch your step, as there is also occasionally fresh gum on the ground.
  • McKenzie B.
    McKenzie BolinAugust 2, 2016
    Must visit for tourists! Very odd but very fun!
  • K M.
    K MJune 17, 2016
    Don't come here at night. When here in the day there is the small Post Alley Park nearby to take a rest.
  • Alexandra
    AlexandraMay 1, 2016
    Yoy have to see it asqueroso jaja
  • Stuart C.
    Stuart CameronMarch 18, 2016
    When you turn the corner into the alley, a wave of bubble gum scent fills the air. I didn't touch the wall or contribute.
  • Al B.
    Al B.March 3, 2016
    Don't lick it. Do I need to state this?
  • Alberto J S M.
    Alberto J S Moreau DJanuary 18, 2016
    Place to visit, I know it was cleaned but will grow again lol
  • Minjae L.
    Minjae LeeOctober 18, 2015
    make sure to bring your own gum so you can add to the collection!
  • Anna R.
    Anna ROctober 13, 2015
    Must see in Seattle
  • Kristopha H.
    Kristopha HohnAugust 25, 2015
    Come with a fairly firm constitution, because this collaboration public work is kind of creepy.
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronAugust 25, 2015
    Gross and amazing at the same time.
  • Doug V.
    Doug ValenteAugust 21, 2015
    Leave your mark!
  • Carol B.
    Carol BenovicAugust 3, 2015
    Great Seattle photo opp.
  • Caroline D.
    Caroline DengJuly 2, 2015
    The place is shady but if you go around 2 pm, the lighting is good enough for photos. Whatever you do, do NOT touch the wall.
  • Micaela N.
    Micaela NeebJune 27, 2015
    Add your own gum, but do so carefully.
  • Hard R.
    Hard RockerJune 14, 2015
    A wired but fun place to visit. Great photo op.
  • Melissa T.
    Melissa TurnerMay 17, 2015
    If you're a tourist and want to do tourist things, go! If you won't be grossed out.
  • SPQR
    SPQRApril 10, 2015
    This is absolutely, fucking gross
  • Jenn P.
    Jenn PMarch 24, 2015
    Grossly unique.
  • Cindy L.
    Cindy LeongMarch 22, 2015
    This place is gross but interesting...I guess
  • Bob C.
    Bob CareyMarch 10, 2015
    What can you say about a classic place to visit. A MUST see in Seattle
  • KC S.
    KC StarFebruary 17, 2015
    Gross yet artful. You have to be there to experience it! If you think you might be stepping on some gum....... you most likely are.
  • Ming-Samurai L.
    Ming-Samurai LaiFebruary 11, 2015
    Gums everywhere!
  • Frederick H.
    Frederick HerreraJanuary 5, 2015
    Funny place to visit with friends
  • Zackary B.
    Zackary BrownNovember 13, 2014
    Look're standing on rotten, trampled gum. Excuse me while I go throw up.
  • Jeri B.
    Jeri BeckNovember 4, 2014
    Weird but a must see. Pretty funny if you look close.
  • Marce
    MarceOctober 20, 2014
    Yes... I almost threw up but had to do it!
  • Tyrel R.
    Tyrel RamkhalawansinghSeptember 26, 2014
    Crazy to see
  • Jay B.
    Jay BrownSeptember 25, 2014
    A hidden gem...or something.
  • Kate Y.
    Kate YanAugust 25, 2014
    Its exactly what it sounds like.
  • Celeste T.
    Celeste ThayerAugust 19, 2014
    Worth a photo. I've never added my own gum, though.
  • Alaa S.
    Alaa ShakerAugust 18, 2014
    Another quick Seattle must-see attraction. You can smell the germs in the air though :D
  • Ramy M.
    Ramy MahdyAugust 18, 2014
    Don't chew gum from the wall.
  • Walt F.
    Walt FrancisAugust 15, 2014
    Don't back up too far for the pic ...
  • Alison
    AlisonAugust 14, 2014
    Take a piece, leave a piece!
  • G
    GAugust 9, 2014
    Gum..everywhere but gross. You've got be careful when you're there..not to close to the wall.
  • Mary S.
    Mary SAugust 7, 2014
    Wow, you'll never believe all the colors
  • Jenny
    JennyMarch 24, 2014
    Enticing, and slightly gross.
  • Wyatt P.
    Wyatt PMarch 23, 2014
    I need germ-x after that.
  • Jonathan S.
    Jonathan SlaterJanuary 29, 2014
    If you come here to visit and take pictures, try your best to hunt for Kurt Cobain's contribution to the gum wall. I'll bet you can't find it.
  • Graham C.
    Graham CastellanoJanuary 21, 2014
    Place your piece of gum, take a picture, and move along. LOL
  • Kaede B.
    Kaede BalazsNovember 14, 2013
    The germaphobe in me shudders, however the Gum Wall is cool to look at, just no touchies! While you're down there, slip into the Alibi Room for a pint and pie(pizza pie), it's a semi-hidden gem.
  • Adam S.
    Adam SchroederOctober 14, 2013
    Save some money. Just pull some gum off the wall, chew it yourself and reapply like it's your own. Fun!! Try some red and green. Yummers!!! ;-)
  • Matt S.
    Matt SAugust 31, 2013
  • Tim P.
    Tim PoochAugust 17, 2013
    Who started it all..that's the question
  • Mike P.
    Mike PantolianoAugust 3, 2013
    Gum was once known as Chicle! Which came from the bark of trees that the native Americans used to just chew for no reason. Gum sure does have a sticky history!!!
  • Miranda R.
    Miranda RenschAugust 3, 2013
    Try the strawberry pineapple swirl, it'll make your head spiral!
  • Trisha F.
    Trisha FawverAugust 2, 2013
    If you're at all squeamish, skip it. I thought I'd be fascinated but it was just disgusting.
  • Arnab M.
    Arnab MajumdarJuly 23, 2013
    Leve your gum and DNA
  • Lane K.
    Lane KMay 27, 2013
    Didn't smell. Lies! Don't be a wimp, add a piece!
  • Bam B.
    Bam BamMay 12, 2013
    This place smells vile. Holy hell.
  • Dan R.
    Dan RichardsMarch 28, 2013
    A sticky situation.
  • Jenna T.
    Jenna TsoFebruary 4, 2013
    Kinda gross
  • Jeph
    JephOctober 11, 2012
    It's the second dirtiest attraction in the world - right after the blarney stone.
  • Terrence
    TerrenceSeptember 11, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    blow a bubble
  • Robby D.
    Robby DelawareJuly 7, 2012
    Seattle's Gum Wall - an absolute, must visit, if you are showing tourists around!
  • Sarah F.
    Sarah FieteJuly 6, 2012
    The best photo opps call for checking your soles before you get into your car... your shoes will be sticky with fallen soldiers from this monument.
  • Carla J.
    Carla JeanJune 8, 2012
    We Left <3 Our Initials <3 On The Post Alley Gum Wall!!
  • Felice L.
    Felice LamJune 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Take a picture of a heart then share it with the world around you. One love!
  • Jay T.
    Jay ThompsonJune 3, 2012
    Lick it. I double dog dare ya!
  • 💥Mike .
    💥Mike 💥MondragonMay 25, 2012
    Been here 50+ times
    don't pay unscrupulous street vendors for ABC gum!
  • Carol T.
    Carol TMay 24, 2012
    Too gross.
  • Ian H.
    Ian HoldenApril 16, 2012
    Watch out for your friends trying to push you into the wall. Pranksters.
  • Sasinla S.
    Sasinla SApril 9, 2012
    Exactly what it sounds like. Eww
  • Paige D.
    Paige DellArmiApril 7, 2012
    FREE gum! Hell yes!!
  • Virgil J.
    Virgil JonesApril 4, 2012
    Nasty really nasty
    SNOCRUApril 1, 2012
    Chew gum it helps your breath...most of the time.
  • dan s.
    dan smithDecember 11, 2011
    see the cute Japanese tourists
  • Chris L.
    Chris LindhartsenDecember 8, 2011
    A trick to find but an interesting corridor once you do.
  • Peggy D.
    Peggy DolaneOctober 19, 2011
    Be sure to bring your gum!
  • ドーラ
    ドーラSeptember 30, 2011
    Feel free to add your own gum but don’t lean against it!
  • Greg M.
    Greg MichealsonSeptember 8, 2011
    This place is disgusting!
  • Lisa
    LisaSeptember 4, 2011
    The largest selection of ABC gum in the entire world!
  • Baks
    BaksSeptember 2, 2011
    DNA goldmine! Think twice before leaving yours. You've been warned :P
  • Ashley Lauren
    Ashley LaurenAugust 30, 2011
    Definitely leave a piece of gum! So cool! Read more
  • Andrew D.
    Andrew DickinsonAugust 14, 2011
    Hey, free gum. It's tasty
  • Andrew D.
    Andrew DickinsonAugust 14, 2011
    Hey, free gum. It's tastey
  • Maxican
    MaxicanAugust 13, 2011
    I dare you to lick the wall
  • Virgil M.
    Virgil MorarJuly 18, 2011
    I dare you to put your tongue on the wall!
  • American Express
    American ExpressJune 22, 2011
    An Amex Travel watch-out: feel free to add your own gum but don’t lean against it!
  • Becky G.
    Becky GelberOctober 14, 2010
    get a gumball from the quarter machine, and add your gum to the wall!
  • Josh J.
    Josh JSeptember 21, 2010
    I dare you to slide your hand across the wall!
  • Joey C.
    Joey ChavezJuly 25, 2010
    The wall smells like peppermint!
  • Blair S.
    Blair StopnikJuly 11, 2010
    Crew the gum for a little while before sticking on wall. Otherwise it won't stick!
  • Dylan B.
    Dylan BennettJuly 4, 2010
    It's not free candy!
  • Brian D.
    Brian DalrympleJuly 4, 2010
    Stick a piece of gum on the wall of course...
  • Jonathon C.
    Jonathon ColmanMarch 17, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    See the Eighth Wonder of the World! (or at least Seattle)
  • Rachel P.
    Rachel POctober 17, 2009
  • Akunyai Paloma E.
    Akunyai Paloma EstradaSeptember 4, 2015
    Extraño pero atractivo
  • Veruschka C.
    Deixe o seu chicletes !
  • Shunitsu M.
    Shunitsu MurakamiNovember 24, 2012
    不衛生な観光スポット世界2位に選ばれた、アメリカ・シアトルの「ガムの壁(The Seattle Gum Wall)」
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