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Northwest Maritime Center

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Address: 431 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5723
Phone Number: 360.385.3628
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 are willing to share and I,part experience or at least stories.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Dupont, Washington
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4 of 5 stars 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.

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Eatonville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

If you are a wooden boat buff this is the place to go. This is a working shop where they still build and repair wood boats by hand. You can go in and mingle with the workers and best of all it's free.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I was drawn to this center because of a conference I was invited to attend on May 15. The conference rooms are upstairs by stair or elevator. It's well appointed and seats over 100 people. There are beautiful decks overlooking the water so linger and take advantage of boat watching. Down stairs there's a boat making school on the left... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this place for viewing maritime trades, instruction, and nautical shopping. Check out the website for more information. Try to get on a class that uses the pilot house simulator! Top notch! Learn to sail, go on a sail!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The facility offers boatmen the space and equipment to refurbish their vessels. You will see people working on their 50+ foot vessels as you walk past. We encountered a very knowledgeable docent that explained all many aspects of the building process to us, and there is a very intimate feel about being that close to the actual work. A great... More 

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Port Hadlock, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

The Northwest Maritime Center is a cornerstone of the community a wonderful place to host events! As a fellow maritime organization (Northwest School of Wooden Boatbuilding), the NWMC could not have been more accommodating during our first Annual Gala & Fundraiser and we credit them with being part of our successful inaugural event! The space worked so well for us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Were visiting shops and noticed someone working out inside on one of the rowing machines. Mari was kind enough to invite us in and share her wealth of knowledge about rowing and the club. Planning to return for the wooden boat festival! Made "Boys In the Boat" come alive!

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