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Join us for Maritime Fest this Saturday and Sunday (9/20-21).  No admission charges due to a generous donation from KeyBank Foundation!

Peek In Our Attic and Share in Our Dreams -- We're open for the summer and early fall!

705 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402
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Special Message from Foss Waterway Seaport

Peek In Our Attic and Share In Our Dream!

The Foss Waterway Seaport—the South Sound’s premiere maritime heritage center—has opened its doors for the summer season. Watch our video below from Click! Cable TV and see what we're all about:

Foss Waterway Seaport

Join us this weekend for Maritime Fest: 
Enjoy our maritime exhibits and activities both inside and outside of the museum, including:
Boat shop volunteers at work - Heritage boat displays - Native American Maritime Craft
Cannon blasts and steam whistles - Learn how to tie maritime knots
LEGO Maritime Exhibit with interactive play zone for all ages
Remote Control Boats and Pond Sailboats on the Seaport's BIG pond
ILWU Catch and Release - TOTE Water Tables - Bruce Titus Tacoma Subaru Kids Stage
Seaport’s Education classroom open for hands-on science activities
Maritime craft activities and games galore for kids of all ages

Seaport Highlights

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    Maritime Fest

    FREE at Maritime Fest - Our Seaport Education Team will offer ongoing hands-on activities and learning lessons based around current topics and careers in the fields of marine biology, oceanography and environmental science in our education classroom. Visit...

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    For Teachers - Educator Night at the Museum

    Educators, you’re invited to join us for Educator Night at the Museum! This is a great, FREE evening at LeMay America's Car Museum on October 2, 2014.

    Attendees will enjoy:
    One-stop-shopping to sample educational resources of over 30...

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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.