Through our inspiring lifelong learning opportunities, engaging exhibits and rigorous citizen science, the Port Townsend Marine Science Center invites you to dive deeper and explore your local ocean.

Explore: Visit our Aquarium & Museum, go on a wildlife cruise and a beach low tide walk

Learn: This is lifelong learning at its best!

Through our school program and field trips, exhibits, and summer camps, we strive to pass on the legacy of our local ocean to its future stewards.

Our lecture series, The Future of Oceans, draws on the commitment of professional researchers and educators across all academic spectrums to help define and inspire the health of our oceans.

Investigate: Learn about our Citizen Science projects and publications, the Marine Mammal Stranding Network and the Hydrophone Network; and opportunities for your participation.

Visit our Online Activities & Events webpage
Activities and ideas for keeping you and your family connected to the Salish Sea

In light of ongoing public health issues, we are sharing online learning resources with activities that can be done at home, or in nearby neighborhood natural areas. If you do choose to go outside, please be sure to keep yourself safe and follow current public health guidelines including practicing social distancing; stay home if you are sick.