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Address: 431 Water Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone Number: 360.385.3628
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BEST WATER VIEW IN PORT TOWNSEND WA

Entire Maritime Center is fabulous for tours and programs and events! Lovely wrap around 2nd floor deck for visitors 24/7!! Yearly Wooden Boat Festival first weekend after Labor... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Port Townsend, Washington
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Port Townsend, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Entire Maritime Center is fabulous for tours and programs and events! Lovely wrap around 2nd floor deck for visitors 24/7!! Yearly Wooden Boat Festival first weekend after Labor Day! Not to be missed ... but advance hotel and B and B reservations are a must!! Located in old Victorian Seaport town of Port Townsend WA,,,,friendly place to enjoy a special... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Northwest Maritime reminds me of the Center for Wooden Boats in Seattle, but it is a much bigger operation. They run programs for youths, adults, and professional mariners, in addition to regattas, a wooden boat festival and as the starting place for the Race to Alaska every year. The center headquarters is a fun place to visit and see the... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

The place is free to the public and anise place for kids and families. Lots of boats and boat activities.

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Thank R0add0g
Zeeland, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Our son was graduating from the school and we went to visit all the buildings. It was beautiful and inspiring if you love wood. Very nice!

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Port Townsend, Washington
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Nice buidling and the view is spectacular. The people are so friendly and I found myself walking around the gift shop a couple of times. They carry all the ususal gifts but the also have some special things for sale. Great facility

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Thank Pam G
Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We want to return for the wooden boat festival. There are several options for other activities throughout the year

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

If you're a fan of wood boats or anything maritime, this is a very interesting place to spend an hour or so. Located in the heart of downtown Port Townsend, there are many good cafes, interesting gift shops and restaurants nearby, which, for non-fans of maritime exhibits like myself, means being able to walk and browse the town while hubby... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Definitely worth a stop! Read THE BOYS IN THE BOAT while in the area! The wooden boats are beautiful.

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Thank applemc55
Spokane
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I am not a "boat person" but this was an interesting shop to browse. I thought it was a type of museum, but it was a shop for boaters.

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Thank 110theresad
North Bend
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Very fascinating to see the displays and have the ability to watch the building of the projects overhead from the 2nd story viewing area. Staff and students were friendly and willing to answer questions and provide information.

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