Foss Waterway Seaport celebrates Tacoma's rich maritime heritage-past, present and future. Located on the waterfront, in a century-old wheatArrange your visit to Foss Waterway Seaport and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tacoma using our Tacoma trip maker tool.
warehouse known as the Balfour Dock building, Foss Waterway Seaport is where history actually took place! It is one of two remaining wooden
warehouses originally built to accommodate cargo arriving by rail and departing by square-rigged ships that frequented the port during the early
years of Tacoma's history. Foss Waterway Seaport is Puget Sound's maritime heritage, education and event center, where families, students and entire communities come to discover, explore, work and play.
Land- and Boat-Based Education Marine science programs
. Event Rental Space
. Maritime Heritage Exhibits
. Heritage Boat Shop
. Guest Boat Moorage
Free Seaport Members
$8.00 Children, Students, Seniors 62 +
$ 25.00 Family Pass (up to 2 adults and 4 children)
. From I-5, (N.or S.)
. Take the Exit #133 (City Center) to 1705.
. Merge right and take the Schuster Parkway Exit .
. Remain in the left lane
. Turn right at the first light onto South 4 th Street
which becomes Dock Street
. Foss Waterway Seaport is on the left (705 Dock Street)
705 Dock Street, Tacoma WA 98402
253.272.2750 / email@example.com
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Foss Waterway Seaport reviews
The Foss Waterway Seaport was on the list of museums to visit in Tacoma and was a treat to the history of boats and seafaring in the area! Left me feeling like I needed something more though...
The Foss Waterway Seaport was on the list of museums to visit in Tacoma and was a treat to the history of boats and seafaring in the area! Left me feeling like I needed something more though... more »
This museum is housed in a century-old wheat transfer facility. It does an excellant job of celebrating the art, culture, crafts and skills of Puget Sound’s maritime community
This museum is housed in a century-old wheat transfer facility. It does an excellant job of celebrating the art, culture, crafts and skills of Puget Sound’s maritime community more »
So good maritime museum. Different exhibits of various themes. We got a lot of knowledge from the museum. My daughter had a lot of fun on the fishing boat model. And we also liked to walk outside the building, beautiful and quiet. The park lot is not big but free.
A wonderful affordable museum with tons of history and interesting artifacts. If you live in or are visiting Tacoma this is a must see. The building itself is worth seeing. Also very friendly kind staff.
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