*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
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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
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!
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.
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.
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