Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Fort Worden State Park, 532 Battery Way
Port Townsend, WA 98368



The Port Townsend Marine Science Center is an educational and scientific organization devoted to understanding and conserving our marine and shoreline environment.

Through its various programs the Port Townsend Marine Science Center:

Teaches respect for and stewardship of the myriad life forms in that environment;

Creates active and involving educational experiences for groups, with a particular emphasis on youth;

Offers professional development and curriculum design for teachers;

Provides exhibits, programs and publications featuring local marine and shoreline habitat, history, flora and fauna;

Encourages meaningful volunteer experiences in Port Townsend Marine Science Center activities;

Provides citizen science opportunities for the general public;

Partners and cooperates with other organizations dedicated to the conservation of Puget Sound and the NW Straits;

Encourages understanding of and participation in local, national and international decisions impacting the marine and shoreline environment.

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