Port Townsend Marine Science Center, Port Townsend

4.5
#1 of 8 in Museums in Port Townsend
Founded in 1982, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center is a non-profit 501c3 educational organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the Salish Sea. The Marine Science Center provides place-based, people-powered, hands-on learning for all ages including youth camps, exhibits of marine flora and fauna, educational and historical displays, citizen science programs and community-based lecture series. Located at Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, Wash., the PTMSC offers two public exhibits: the Aquarium and the Museum. For more information, including public hours, visit www.ptmsc.org.
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  • This was an interesting, albeit small, marine science center. It has a wonderful articulated orca skeleton and parts of the skeleton of a small gray whale. It had lots to do for most ages and very hel...  more »
  • The aquarium and history museum are full of indigenous marine Critters and lots of opportunity for exploring and research on one's own. The touch tanks are especially inviting, with diverse sea stars,...  more »
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  • Go see the octopus asap! Worth the trip from wherever to hang out with a amazing creature.
  • Outside was nice, watched seals for awhile, only open Fri, Sat & Sun though.

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