*The museum is closed for the off-season and will re-open May 17, 2015*
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705 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Special Message from Foss Waterway Seaport

Our museum is closed, reopening again in the Spring of 2015!

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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    Books & Boats

    Family activities including rowing demonstrations by the Commencement Bay Rowing Club and the Verite Crews, stories and more.

    At 1 p.m. Pierce County Library Executive Director Georgia Lomax interviews Judy Willman, daughter of UW crew member Joe Rantz.

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    SeaCamps - 2015

    Our 2015 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 - Booked Full April - June

    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.