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

Special Message from Foss Waterway Seaport

We had a terrific 2014 Spring/Summer Season at Foss Waterway Seaport! We hope you enjoyed visiting our exhibits and were able to participate in our many activities. The museum is now 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. Learn more

In addition, the Balfour Dock Building remains available for rental. To book a rental event - contact Earla Harding (253.272.2750 ext. 106) or earla [dot] harding [at] fosswaterwayseaport [dot] org.

Foss Waterway Seaport

Seaport Highlights

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    Family Activities

    Fall and Winter Programs...JUST RIGHT FOR ALL AGES!
    Bring your family and join Foss Waterway Seaport for GREAT FUN!

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    25 Years of Tall Ships in Washington State

    Foss Waterway Seaport, 2:00 pm Saturday, November 8, 2014

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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.