Discover Foss
Waterway Seaport

Come explore our region’s
extraordinary maritime heritage!
The Museum will be closed on Saturday April 15th, Sunday April 23rd, and Sunday April 30th.

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Experiences at the Seaport

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.

Mission Statement: 
The mission of the Foss Waterway Seaport is to celebrate Tacoma’s rich maritime heritage – past, present and future.  

Vision Statement:
To create the region’s most compelling maritime heritage education and recreation resource.

Museum Hours: 
The Foss Waterway Seaport maritime museum is open to the public Thursday - Sunday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm
*Museum CLOSED Saturday, April 15, 2023 for a private event.
*Museum CLOSED Sunday, April 30, 2023 due to road closures.

Join us on Sunday, April 23, 2023 for our annual fundraiser and auction event at the Seaport.


The voyage of discovery starts at the Foss Waterway Seaport. Bring the whole family and experience this historical wonder.



Discover where history meets science with exciting, hands-on learning activities.



We host a variety of different events, private and public. We hope to see you come aboard at one of our upcoming events!


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Rails to Sails Train Show

April 1 & 2, 2023 One of a kind model train display!

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Chowder Social - Auction & Fundraiser

Join us April 23, 2023 at the museum! All proceeds benefit community and education programs at the Foss Waterway Seaport.

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A Foss Waterway Seaport membership means joining and supporting a lively community of people celebrating Tacoma’s rich maritime heritage–past, present and future.

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