Map & Directions


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The Steamer Virginia V Foundation Office    (Mailing Address)
Post Office Box 9566, Seattle, WA  98109

(Physical Office)
901 Fairview Avenue, N. Suite A110
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 624-9119

The Steamer Virginia V
(Ship’s physical Address)
860 Terry Ave North
Seattle, WA 98109

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The Virginia V is moored in the Historic Ships Wharf

at Lake Union Park

860 Terry Ave. N., South Lake Union Neighborhood


Parking around the Steamer Virginia V

There is parking along Westlake Avenue North of Valley Street. The parking is free after 4pm on the weekdays and all weekend. There are also parking lots by the AGC Building and Kenmore Air.   In addition, there are 2 Standard Parking lots close to the Virginia V.  The HC Henry Pier parking lot is located on 809 Fairview Avenue N. with a short walk on the Southeast edge of Lake Union Park to the ship.  Another lot is just across Valley Street between Terry and Westlake Ave.  The Virginia V is a short walk to the North, across Valley Street.  The usual cost is just $5 after 5 p.m and on the weekends. Prices may vary during special events. Please check signs.

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 Street Parking in South Lake Union
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Due to the Mercer Corridor construction, the easiest way to get to the Virginia may be using public transit. 

The South Lake Union Streetcar runs from Westlake Center Park every 15 minutes and drops off right at Lake Union Park. The area is also accessible by many different bus routes.

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The mission of The Steamer Virginia V Foundation is to promote the Puget Sound's maritime heritage through the restoration,
preservation, operation, and interpretation of the National Historic Landmark vessel S.S. Virginia V.