Look with us to a brighter future.


Come Visit!

The Aquarium, Museum and Gift Shop at Fort Worden State Park are open Saturday and Sunday, 12 - 5 p.m.

The Visitor Center and Store at 1001 Water St., downtown Port Townsend, are open Friday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Click here for more information about visiting.

online activities & events

Explore ideas for keeping you connected to the Salish Sea, from Virtual Low Tide Walks to Scavenger Hunts, from an Orca Skeleton ARTiculation to Nature Journaling, and from Virtual Trivia Nights to a Plastic-Free Challenge!

Check out all the fun on the Online Activities & Events web page.


Follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram), support us, and join us as we learn online




Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that we work on the traditional lands and waters of many Coast Salish Peoples, particularly the S’Klallam People, the Strong People. We respect and are grateful for this land, these waters, and the people who have inhabited them since time immemorial and who continue to steward this place for future generations.


5th Annual BioBlitz at Fort Worden State Park!

Starts May 21 at 10 a.m., and goes through May 22 at 10 a.m.


The Port Townsend Marine Science Center will host its 5th annual, 24-hour BioBlitz at Fort Worden State Park. Join the fun at a safe social distance, and help us record all living species (including plants, animals, fungi, and everything else) within the park boundary!

From 10 a.m. on
May 21, to 10 a.m. on May 22.  

Anywhere in Fort Worden State Park!

Note that the Fort Worden State Park does close at dusk, but opens at sunrise.

The low tide on Saturday, May 21, is -1.2' at 3:10 p.m. 

Photo by Wendy Feltham.

Read More

PTMSC Facebook