Event Calendar

Hours and Admission Prices



705 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Special Message from Foss Waterway Seaport

The museum is open Wednesday through Sunday through Oct. 18!  Group Tours can be scheduled through the office (253-272-2750) until the end of October. See Admissions for hours and fees.

Our education programs continue year round. We are offering both land- and boat-based programs, plus some great upcoming family programs. Education Programs

The Balfour Dock Building is available for rental. Rental Information

Foss Waterway Seaport

Seaport Highlights

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    Paddle Day - October 10 - CANCELED!

    DUE TO LOW REGISTRATION we have canceled this event at this time. Look for more events like this in 2016.

    Visit the Seaport for a “green” day on the water with an amazing amount of paddling experiences right off our dock.


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    Family Program - Pier Peer in Tacoma

    Bring your family and join Foss Waterway Seaport and Metro Parks Tacoma for a "Pier Peer in Tacoma" aquatic nighttime adventure. Explore the hundreds of mysterious marine life forms — including some pretty "alien" looking creatures drawn to...

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    Boat-based Education

    Expand education beyond the classroom and engage your students in life-changing learning on board marine research vessels. A boat-based expedition is a dynamic platform suited for field studies and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

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    Land-based Education

    Join us for one-of-a-kind student field trips! Visit our extraordinary Balfour Dock building to enjoy hands-on, customized learning experiences in history, marine science and maritime heritage.