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“Right on the waterfront. Museum, Event Space and Education Center”

Northwest Maritime Center
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Learn about Thea Foss, the inspiration for Tugboat Annie, see wooden boats, maritime memorabilia, Mosquito Fleet information and more. Several interesting collections. For kids there is a marine life touch tank and harbor clean up education. A must-do when in Tacoma.

Thank Elizabeth R
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Really nice building with wooden boats, racing skulls and more. Fun to see what is new and a great location for having a coffee and watching the boats coming out of the marina also.

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Reviewed April 19, 2017

My visit to Port Townsend was specifically to see the Wooden Boat Foundation and the beautiful eight-seat boats built by George Pocoik (The Boys in the Boat) for rowing teams all over the US. The local Rat Island Rowing Club has restored some, and is restoring others. Steve is a local builder who has built some beautiful boats. It's a thrill, a pleasure to see this craft continue.

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

My favorite place to visit whenever we are in Port Townsend. Love to watch them working on all of the different boats. The Chandlery is a great place to shop as well. Always leave with something from there.

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Reviewed February 10, 2017

Nice staff, very friendly. Lots of col stuff to enjoy and purchase. Very local, but they do have items form outside of the Port Townsend area.

Thank Mark M
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