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Hours and Admission Prices



705 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Special Message from Foss Waterway Seaport

The museum is currently closed while we undergo renovations. We look forward to opening again on June 19, 2016!  Please call 253-272-2750 or email info [at] fosswaterwayseaport [dot] org if you have questions.

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

  • Foss Waterway Seaport's 2016 Opening Day!

    Construction crews have left the building!

    Join us as we open for our first museum day of 2016!

    Open from noon to 4pm today.  Please see the admissions page for fees.

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    SeaCamps - 2016

    Our 2016 Summer Science SeaCamps for grades 5 – 9 offer boat-based education, field studies, science + art activities, creative problem solving…science as never experienced before!

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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.