The Aquarium, Museum and Gift Shop at Fort Worden State Park are open Saturday and Sunday, 12 - 4 p.m.

The Visitor Center and Store at 1001 Water St., downtown Port Townsend, are open Friday - Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Gift shop sale hours: 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

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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.


Bull Kelp: Our Remarkable Underwater Forests
Fridays - Sundays, 12 - 3 p.m.
November 25, 2022 - February 26, 2023
PTMSC Gallery at Flagship Landing
1001 Water St., downtown Port Townsend

Activities and docents provided on Fri- Sun, from 12-3 p.m. Holidays, staff availability and weather may alter these plans; go to to see the current schedule.

A family friendly traveling exhibit exploring the vital worlds of kelp forests just off our shores. This is a combination 3D experience of a bull kelp forest and its creatures with 7 illustrated interpretive panels, video and sound.

Suitable for all ages.
Admission is free.
Donations welcomed and appreciated.

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