Welcome to the SS VIRGINIA V!

Steamship Saturdays with the Center for Wooden Boats

Join us for a narrated cruise on Lake Union aboard the 125’ steamship VIRGINIA V. We’ll learn about the sights, sounds, and history of Lake Union while cruising aboard a National Historic Landmark vessel with a fully operational steam engine. Cruises are one hour long.

Please review our COVID-19 mitigation practices prior to booking your ticket(s). Pre-registration is highly recommended as the number of tickets is limited. Day-of cruise tickets will be available online only.


  • 1:00 pm- 1st Sailing Departure
  • 2:00 pm- 1st Sailing Return
  • 3:00 pm- 2nd Sailing Departure
  • 4:00 pm- 2nd Sailing Return

Cost (per sailing):

  • $15/members
  • $20/non-members
  • FREE- 12 and under