Washington Cascade Mountains and Valleys Travel Guide

Washington Cascade Mountains and Valleys Sights

Foss Waterway Seaport

  • 705 Dock St. Map It
  • Tacoma
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

With its beautiful setting right along the Thea Foss waterfront, the turn-of-the-20th-century, wharf-style structure—with a dashing modern glass facade—is easily reached along a walk by the bay. Inside the enormous timber building, a museum devoted to the city's waterfront heritage contains displays about the history of Tacoma's brisk shipping business. Extensive exhibits cover boat making, vintage scuba and diving gear, importing and exporting, and the development of the waterfront. Photos and relics round out the exhibits, and children's activities are staged regularly.

Sight Information


705 Dock St., Tacoma, Washington, 98402, USA

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Sight Details:

  • $10
  • Closed Mon. and Tues.

Published 04/05/2016


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