October 11, 2018

FEBRUARY 17 – AN AFTERNOON TALK WITH LES ELDRIDGE & JOHN HOUGH ABOUT THEIR BOOK: MARITIME OLYMPIA AND SOUTH PUGET SOUND

FEBRUARY 17, 2018 The Foss Waterway Seaport is proud to be hosting Les Eldridge and John Hough for an afternoon talk filled with the maritime history of Olympia and the South Puget Sound. After a presentation about their latest book, Maritime Olympia and South Puget Sound, Les and John will be available for a Questions & Answers

October 11, 2018

A BURIED PETROGLYPH OUTSIDE OUR FRONT ENTRANCE?

If you missed it, The News Tribune had a very interesting article from one of their 2017 Reader Columnists. Tom Llewellyn reveals that there is a buried petroglyph in the area near the Foss Waterway Seaport and the Dock Building. Maybe it’s time for someone to step up and help lead an effort to dig

October 11, 2018

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE PUYALLUP PEOPLE: FIRST ON THE WATERWAYS

The Foss Waterway Seaport presents a new exhibit exploring the history of the Puyallup People and their intimate connection to the Salish Sea and the Puyallup River.   Click the image below to see the segment as broadcast on CityLine, A video magazine show hosted by the City of Tacoma. Our Executive Director, the Exhibit

December 14, 2016

WHALE ODYSSEY COMES TO AN END AT FOSS WATERWAY SEAPORT MUSEUM

DECEMBER 14, 2016 Read this wonderful story and watch some video about an one-of-a-kind school project. Link to the News Tribune Story

December 10, 2014

WATCH A “FLY-THROUGH” OF THE FUTURE OF THE FOSS WATERWAY SEAPORT’S HISTORIC HOME

DECEMBER 10, 2014 This video shows an architectural rendering of the future of our historic space. It is a vision we are incredibly excited about and we are so grateful to our donors and partners who are helping to make it possible.

July 11, 2014

FOSS WATERWAY SEAPORT WINS 2014 GHILARDUCCI AWARD FOR RENOVATION OF OUR HISTORIC BUILDING!

JULY 11, 2014 The Foss Waterway Seaport was honored to win the Ghilarducci Award at the New Tacoma Awards, presented by the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. The award is for the renovation and beautification of the Seaport’s historic home of the Balfour Wheat Warehouse. Previous award winners of this award include the Murray Morgan Bridge