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SS VIRGINIA V Cruise: Planes, Trains, and Steam Engines

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Hop aboard Seattle’s historic steamship, the SS VIRGINIA V, on Father’s Day to explore the inner-workings of steam engines and discover what makes these powerful machines go. Dive into the history of mail delivery on Lake Union by planes, trains, and steamships. All tickets include a complimentary scoop of Blue Bird Ice Cream!

Online ticket sales are available until 12 pm on July 17. Walk-up tickets can be purchased at MOHAI’s front desk until 1:45 pm on July 17.

Please board by 1:55 pm to ensure a prompt departure. There will be no late boarding.

Please note: The SS VIRGINIA V ship is not ADA compliant, but does its best to accommodate visitors with mobility needs. For more specifics on the layout of the vessel, please email


Cost: $25 for MOHAI and VIRGINIA V members / $30 general public / $15 Youth ages 14 and under


Attend Not Your Princess to meet contemporary artists and scholars who resist colonial narratives, shatter stereotypes, and celebrate Native culture.

This free program is part of the Beyond the Frame, a community wide-initiative revisiting the photographs of Edward Curtis and Native American identity, race and resilience, and art and culture. Complimentary childcare provided with registration.

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