Event Calendar

Hours and Admission Prices


705 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Special Message from Foss Waterway Seaport

Employment Opportunity at the Seaport!

Please visit our Join and Support page to read the description for our Director of Science Education and Audience Engagement position.


Upcoming early closures or full-day closures:

Closing at 2pm on Saturday, October 1
Closed all day on Saturday, October 15
Closing at 2pm on Thursday, October 20

Special events help to support Foss Waterway Seaport's exhibits and programs.  Thanks for your understanding!

Foss Waterway Seaport

Seaport Highlights

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    The historic schooner Adventuress at the Seaport Docks

    The schooner Adventuress is a 133-foot  gaff-rigged schooner launched in 1913 in East Boothbay, Maine. She has since been restored, and is listed as a
    National Historic Landmark.

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    Willits Canoe Rendezvous 2.0 - October 8 & 9

    Photo credit: Tacoma Public Library

    You are invited to join the Foss Waterway Seaport in celebrating the Centennial Willits Canoe Rendezvous. Come view our collection, visit our exhibits, and hear our talks about Willits Canoes. This event is free with...

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    Educator Night at the Museum - Oct. 13, 2016

    Educator Night at the Museum will be held at the Tacoma Art Museum this year! Teachers, administrators, homeschool instructors and university students, don't miss this exciting educational event!

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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.