Port Townsend attractions

State Park in Port Townsend

Fort Worden State Park

This attractive park located within Port Townsend's city limits is the remains of a large fortification system constructed in the 1890s to protect the strategically important Puget Sound area from outside attack – s…
Museum in Port Townsend

Jefferson Art & History Museum

The local historical society runs this well-maintained exhibition space in an impressive brick building that includes mock-ups of an 1892 jail, maritime artifacts and an art-gallery room. You can also learn about th…
Historic Building in Port Townsend

Rothschild House

A well-preserved example of life in uptown Port Townsend from a century ago, this museum was originally the home of a local businessman. Its atmospheric interior is furnished in period fashion, more or less as the f…
Museum in Port Townsend

Puget Sound Coast Artillery Museum

Inside one of the stately white barracks buildings at Fort Worden, this museum tells the story of early Pacific coastal fortifications and the strategic defense of Puget Sound.
Aquarium in Port Townsend

Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Features four touch tanks and kid-friendly interpretive programs about local marine life, conservation and the human impact on the Salish Sea ecosystem.
Museum in Port Townsend

Commanding Officer's Quarters

A 12-bedroom mansion that's open for tours by appointment.