Ride your bike to the Seaport in March and receive a BOGO discount on admission!

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March 1, 2018 - 10:00am - March 31, 2018 - 4:30pm

The Foss Waterway Seaport has partnered with Downtown on the Go for their program, Bike to a Business.

During the entire month of March, ride your bike down here to the Seaport and receive a Buy One, Get One Free discount on admission to the Seaport.

Downtown on the Go has equipped the Seaport with bike racks, bike pumps, and an extra lock to borrow just in case you forget one. Show everyone how much you love biking to the Seaport by using #B2ABTacoma & #Bike253 on social media!

Origins and Outcome of Tribal Canoe Journeys

P. Red Eagle
April 21, 2018 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Foss Waterway Seaport
705 Dock Street
Tacoma, WA 98402

Come join the Foss Waterway Seaport for what will be an excellent talk from our long time friend and supporter.

Phil Red Eagle will talk about his work with Tribal Journeys and what impact this movement is having on strengthening Native Culture.


Find out more about The Puyallup People: First on the Waterways!

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Want to learn more about our upcoming exhibit?

Follow this link to CityLine, A video magazine show hosted by the City of Tacoma.

The Puyallup People: First on the Waterway

First on the Waterways: The Puyallup People, (spuyaləpabš)


The Foss Waterway Seaport is proud to present The Puyallup People: First on the Waterways, an exhibit exploring the history of the Puyallup People and their intimate connection to the Salish Sea and the Puyallup River.

Third Thursday - free museum admission from 4pm to 8pm!

Repeats every month on the third Thursday until Thu Dec 20 2018 .
June 15, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
July 20, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
August 17, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 19, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
November 16, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
December 21, 2017 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
January 18, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
February 15, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
March 15, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
April 19, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
May 17, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
June 21, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
July 19, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
August 16, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
September 20, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
October 18, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
November 15, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
June 15, 2017 - December 20, 2018

Join us on the third Thursday of each month (exceptions will be noted) for free admission to the maritime museum!

View the exhibits and visit the education department to see what projects they have designed!

An ongoing fine art installation featuring artists from around the Pacific Rim

February 11, 2018 - June 30, 2018

The Foss Waterway Seaport will be hosting an ongoing fine art installation from members of the Pacific Rim Institute of Marine Artists. With regional and international artists from across the Pacific Rim, artworks include contemporary, historical, and plein air formats in a wide range of subjects from Canada, Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand and America. PRIMA members will also be curating several fine art shows, supporting ongoing fundraising efforts, and working on a significant International Exhibition scheduled for later this year.

Boat-based Education

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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.

Land-based Education

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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.

Wheat warehouse 2

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Inside the wheat warehouse, 1920s

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