foss waterway seaport

Celebrating Tacoma's rich maritime heritage - past, present and future.

The Foss Waterway Seaport is Puget Sound’s maritime heritage education and event center where families, groups and communities come to discover, explore, learn and play.

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Foss Waterway Seaport Maritime Museum

Discover by Doing

Experience a community sharing stories that celebrates:
• The Natural Environment
• People of the Region
• Maritime and Boating History
• Commerce and Trade
• Unique Stories of Tacoma

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Plan your visit
The Foss Waterway Seaport is open Wed to Sat 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sun 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Don't miss free Third Thursdays!
Hours & Admission
Exhibits
Our Maritime Museum exhibits and displays will delight kids and adults of all ages. Highlights include historic wooden boats, humpback whale skeletons, and history of the Puyallup people and their connections to the waterways.
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Calendar
Check our calendar for special museum hours, public events, and unique programming.
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Get Involved
There are numerous ways to get involved with the Seaport community. Volunteer to help build and restore boats in our Heritage Boat shop, assist in education programs, or interact with our wonderful museum guests as a docent.
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