The Center for Wooden Boats

9 star rating
1010 Valley St # Main
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 382-2628

Serving Seattle for 38 years!

Categories : Museums, Boating Instruction, Free Attractions, Cash, Historical Sites, Boat Rental, Non-Profit Organizations

Memorial Day to Labor Day daily 10am-8pm; Labor Day to late Oct and mid-Mar to Memorial Day daily 10am-6pm; late Oct to mid-Mar Tues-Sun 10am-5pm


  • Harness the wind and learn to sail, or explore antique and modern wooden boats at this tribute to maritime history.
    In Short
    Walk around the gently swaying wooden docks and enter the charming boathouse of this center to be drawn back to the glory days of sailing. Beautiful boats, and some in need of serious TLC, are labeled with interesting…
    Courtesy of : Citysearch written by Contributor on 06/07/2006.
    5 people found this review helpful.
  • Rent a Boat in the City
    If you're dying to get out in the water but can't afford a boat, the Center For Wooden Boats is the best way to go. Take advantage of one of Seattle's best features: Lake Union. Rent a rowboat or a sailboat, or sign up for a lesson. If…
    Courtesy of : Judy's Book written by Sara C. on 05/25/2006.
  • A Great Place for an Event
    I've never been to the Center for Wooden Boats during the day, so I can't speak to that aspect of the center. However, as a place to hold an evening event it is spectacular. The room is not large, it probably maxes out at 50-60 people,…
    Courtesy of : Judy's Book written by L B. on 09/21/2005.