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OUE Skyspace Los Angeles: Slide & Observation Deck

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The OUE Skyspace Los Angeles is California’s Tallest Open-Air Observation Deck and Glass Slide! Whether you are a local or visiting for the first time, this is a Los Angeles experience you won’t want to miss. Gliding 1000 feet above Downtown Los Angeles in a 45 foot slide gives you a view unlike any place else. Located at the heart of the city at the USA Bank Tower, here is what you can expect when visiting this iconic landmark.

Scroll to the bottom to find my expert tips for best times to go for optimal photography, lighting, and less crowds as well as parking and fees, slide prices, and location!

 

How to Visit OUE Skyspace Los Angeles: Slide & Observation Deck

 

Snap a green screen picture!

On the 69th floor you will have the opportunity to take an official OUE Skyspace photo that provides a backdrop of the best views the venue has to offer. Once your visit is finished you have the option to purchase these pictures at the gift shop on the lobby level.Skyspace-slide-los-angeles

 

See the panoramic view screen

There are two wide screens to give you a taste of what to expect when you see the actual view for yourself.

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Interactive exhibit

A fun interactive light display and floor optical illusion make for great photo opps as well.

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A little LA history

Next, a walkway describing a little history of Los Angeles will lead you to the last elevator ride to the 70th floor! You’re almost there!

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Skyslide Time!!

Wait in line for you turn to experience the thrill of looking at Los Angeles 1000 feet below you! This slide is a quick ride but absolutely worth the extra ticket price ($8 per person) to go down. Don’t have FOMO!

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Pose at Colette Miller’s Angel Wings

An iconic set of Colette Miller’s Angel Wings + the backdrop of a Los Angeles skyline = the most epic Instagram picture ever. Make all your friends jelly. 

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Night or Day?

Come at sunset to see the view during the day, and night! You won’t want to miss the soft lighting and city skyline!

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Skyspace Bar

Feeling fancy? Need a date night idea? This is your spot! Stay awhile and enjoy a little snack, beer or wine!

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360 views

This is what make this open-air observation deck so stunning. Take a peek through the telescope to find you favorite spots in LA!

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Parking:

Westlawn Parking Garage – 524 S. Flower Street, Los Angeles, CA 90071 across from the U.S. Bank Tower. The cross street is 5th and Flower. The parking is an $8 flat fee on the weekends and after 4pm on weekdays (or $8 for 3 hours before 4pm on weekdays) so feel free to stay as long as you like there. 

 

Pricing:

You can buy online here or at the box office located on the ground floor. Tickets don’t include the ride on the Skyslide and must be purchased in addition to your admission ticket.

General Admission – $25

Senior – $22

Youth (3-12) – $19

Skyslide Single Ride (per person) – $8 

 

Hours: 

7 days a week from 10am – 10pm

 

Location:

U.S. Bank Tower

633 West 5th Street Los Angeles, CA 90071

 

The Gal On The Go Pro Tip:

  • There is no limit to how long you can stay there but there is an allotted time you may arrive to go in the building (unless you purchase a more expensive flex ticket).
  • Best lighting for photos: Sunset. Check what time the sunsets (different times depending on the season) and go 1-2 hours before-hand. This will give you time to walk around the exhibit that’s on display prior to the slide and you will be able to get photography during the day time as well.
  • Best day of the week: Monday – Thursday. Your best bet to avoid large crowds.

 

Would you slide down the epic Skyslide? What are some other LA bucketlist items you have? Let’s hear your answers below!

 

P I N  T H I S!

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