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Northwest Maritime Center

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Great place for coffee and boutique shopping

You can buy everything for your boat (which, in Port Townsend, is often a wooden boat!) here, from... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2016
Sharon B
Los Angeles, California
40th Annual Wooden Boat Festival

A Great Facility and a Great Host of the Annual Wooden Boat Festival! Perfectly located on the... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada
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431 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5723
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Reviewed September 22, 2016

You can buy everything for your boat (which, in Port Townsend, is often a wooden boat!) here, from rope to dinner ware. Good organic coffee, nice people, and lots of beautiful wooden boats to check out.

1  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed September 21, 2016

A Great Facility and a Great Host of the Annual Wooden Boat Festival! Perfectly located on the water-front, it is just a hop, skip and jump away from the water-side boardwalk, and PT's main harbor. A great place to view the many boats that came...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

We bought our blown blue glass end table lamps here as well as nautical charts and littel nautical theme dodads..

1  Thank geronimo6930
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful experience to see all the incredible wooden boats of all sizes and learn about their history. Enjoyed observing the passion of the boat owners and found the boat building seminars intriguing.

1  Thank karo46
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Here right now for the Wooden Boat Show! What an event! Boats galore, Classes for the three days, food, boat excursions, demonstrations going on during the entire show! This has been our dream to come to for a long time and we finally made it!!...More

1  Thank brendi934
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Interesting place to walk around - you can go into the boatshop and see them building boats and masts. The highlight is the ship pilot simulator on the top floor - you can pilot a ship in all kinds of weather and it feels very...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

Watch a craftsman build a true wooden boat. Lots of learning activities. Difficult to know when people will be ther working and learning (the have classes, there is even a wooden boat school) but it is beautiful what they can do with wood. The people...More

1  Thank drs747
Reviewed July 25, 2016

very interesting place to visit and very helpful staff. There was a lot to see and talk to people about what they do and offer there.

1  Thank sskroll
Reviewed July 22, 2016

Cool place for non locals to visit, but not much to do. We just wandered around. It would have been nice to see more history.

1  Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed July 12, 2016

The Northwest Maritime Center has some wonderfully informative displays to help people (especially children) understand the dynamics of sea life in the Pac Northwest. The volunteer staff are well informed and eager to explain things.

1  Thank MikeFarleyWA
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