The Center for Wooden Boats, Seattle

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#11 of 21 in Museums in Seattle
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  • A visit to the Center for Wooden Boats is great thing to do with someone visiting Seattle. It's a really well run organization. It offers some hands on experiences as well as interesting boats to see....  more »
  • From the Gas Works Park we walked down to the nonprofit Center for Wooden Boats on Valley Street very near the Museum of History and Industry. It is a free hands-on “laboratory of learning” museum ded...  more »
  • It’s a center that restores wooden boats plus teaches about building and sailing. It’s free admission to walk around the docked boats and peek in the workshop - but please donate. This not-for-profit ...  more »
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  • If you enjoy boats and sailing, come here! This is such a fun place. We came for the free Sunday boat ride. It was really cool! We got into a small boat and were each able to take the tiller and steer the boat. Definitely get there early to get in line to sign up for a boat and time. Awesome experience!
  • Beatiful collection of wooden boats. I know absolutely nothing about boats but the volunteers that run the place are very friendly and definitely passionate about boats.
  • Not bad for a free attraction. The boats are not museum pieces but rather there to be rented and enjoyed. More signage and description of the boats would be helpful.
  • We ended up here by accident and it happened to be during the Wooden Boat Festival. They had cool boats all over and you could vote for your favorite. They offer free public sailing here, but we were too late to get a trip. You can walk onto some really old boats and check them out. They have the oldest lightship in the US here. It is currently being restored so don't miss that one.
  • Free admission, a good variety of wood boats. Just don't fall into water ;)

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