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Seattle, Washington

Obscura Day 2016: Unusual Access at the U.S. Coast Guard Base & Museum

From the bell on Admiral Robert Peary's ship to the North Pole to the sextant from the captured U-boat U-873, explore the incredible collection of the U.S. Coast Guard on this special access tour.

Join us for an exclusive tour of the United States Coast Guard Base & Museum at Seattle's Pier 36!

This Obscura Day, learn about the history of the U.S. Coast Guard in Seattle and examine artifacts from their incredible collection, including the Coast Guard flag carried on the first shuttle flight; a bell from Admiral Robert Peary's ship during his quest for the North Pole; the sextant from the U-boat U-873 captured by the USS Durant during WWII, and much more!

DETAILS:
Saturday, April 16; 10:00am - 11:00am
Ticket Cost: Free, but capacity is limited. RSVP REQUIRED.
Meet-up will be at the security guard gate of the USCG base at Pier 36 on South Massachusetts Street.

Please arrive promptly. Once the tour starts there will be no way to catch up!

Because this is a working federal installation all tour participants will be required to show either an enhanced Washington driver's license or valid United States issued passport to get on base. All other forms of identification will not be accepted.

Limited parking will be available on base for those who present a valid enhanced driver's license and insurance. Because parking is limited, attendees are encouraged to use public transportation to arrive at the base.

Check out our full lineup of amazing adventures taking place all around the world on Obscura Day, our annual celebration of discovery!

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