Come explore our region’s extraordinary maritime heritage! Learn how the people, boats, and industries that built the heart of Tacoma have shaped our future and changed the way we view the treasures of Puget Sound.

A visit to the Foss Waterway Seaport lets you experience the sights, sounds and classic beauty of our historic building, maritime exhibits, Heritage Boat Shop, educational classroom and views off our waterfront esplanade.

The Seaport offers exhibits and hands-on activities for a wide range of ages. Bring the entire family for a day to remember!


  • Maritime Heritage Exhibits
  • Land & Boat Based Education Programs
  • Guest Boat Moorage
  • Event Rental Space



Foss Skiffs

Willits Canoes

Mosquito Fleet Exhibit

Discovery Wharf

Building History

Poulsbo Boats