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

Discover by Doing

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

Join us on the voyage:
Volunteer, Donate, Become a member.

Plan your visit
The Foss Waterway Seaport is open Thursday to Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Don't miss free Third Thursdays!
Hours & Admission
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.
Check our calendar for special museum hours, public events, and unique programming.
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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Help build the Foss Waterway Seaport!

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