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Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Fort Worden State Park, 532 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368
+1 360-385-5582
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Lovely!

I ended up here on a whim and am I glad I did! It was small, but had a lot to offer. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Megan L
via mobile
Great hands on exhibits for families

Here's a place you can take your whole family to learn more about sea life right outside the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
md2242
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Seattle, Washington
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The Port Townsend Marine Science Center is committed to inspiring conservation of the Salish Sea.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Fort Worden State Park, 532 Battery Way, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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+1 360-385-5582
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ended up here on a whim and am I glad I did! It was small, but had a lot to offer. The volunteers were so helpful and friendly! Peter walked me around and educated me on everything there. It was amazing!

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Here's a place you can take your whole family to learn more about sea life right outside the facility. This place circulates water from the bay and keeps some of the critters like anemones which can be touched. It's a small center, but lots of...More

Thank md2242
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The best salt water petting zoo I've seen. Great for all ages, with terrific volunteer energy. Don't miss the Orca annex across the street.

Thank MkTrekker
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great view from the dock with a couple picnic tables. Watched people set crab pots over the railing. Very educational exhibits including water tables with marine life-fun for the kids!

Thank my3sons359
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This was the second year that our daughter participated in the Afoot & Afloat camp for 10-13 and she had a great time yet again!

Thank RAHewitt
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

On the dock at Ft Worden, we found this Marine Science center where you can touch the wide variety of starfish and other sea life. Much more intriguing than one might expect from such a small place. Across the street is an Orca exhibit that...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely addition to the Marina with a wooden boat museum and building area. Velocity Coffee is great. Street parking only. Lovely place for place picnic (outside).

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

great place to take your younger visitors. Close to sandy shore and sometimes visitors like to go i watering youngsters playing sand.

Thank nmgolf
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a great place to take children or anyone of any age who has not had the opportunity to snorkel or explore tide pools. It's a wonderful, low-key museum/exhibit with a friendly staff.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We went to this not knowing what we were getting into. First was the Orca whale, Hope, who had died and they rescued her body and had her bones on exhibit to see. You could watch a video on the whole thing, which I found...More

2  Thank Pam G
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