Last updated: 2/4/2019
3015 NW 54th Street
Seattle, WA 98107
Visitors May 1 - Sept 30: HOURS FOR VISITOR CENTER/MUSEUM/GIFT SHOPOct. 1 - Apr. 30: HOURS FOR VISITOR CENTER/MUSEUM/GIFT SHOP
closed for lunch
|Sunday - Monday, Thursday - Saturday||10 AM - 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM - 4 PM|
Free. Donations Accepted.
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Rich Deline, President, Corps Foundation
The Locks & Ship Canal were built over 100 years ago as a
Commercial Navigation Route to Develop the City of Seattle. The Locks still contribute over $1.2 Billion/yr. to the Seattle economy and are the Nation's busiest. However, no fees are charged and funding comes from the Federal Government (not Seattle).
Seattle icon & Top tourist attraction. Nation's Busiest locks: 50,000 vessels/yr. Salmon viewing, botanical gardens, summer concerts, visitor Center-all free
Founded on July 4, 1917.
A National Historic Site, busiest locks in the Nation and major tourist attraction...open daily 24/7 for vessels, 7:00 am to 9:00 pm for visitors.
- - Watch large ships & small boats up close and personal
- - View migrating salmon from June through September
- - Stroll the world class botanical garden
- - Tour the visitor center/museum and historic admin building
- - Summer activities include summer concerts, picnics and weddings.
THEATER FEATURES MULTIPLE VIDEOS (ON DEMAND) & GIFT SHOP/BOOK STORE
ADDITIONAL MINI THEATER ON LOCKS HISTORY AND NUMEROUS EXHIBITS AND DISPLAYS
A professionally guided tour offers the best experience. Take FREE scheduled public tours March thru November or VIP (donation based) tours on request.
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