Culture, arts & entertainment: things to do in Seattle

WEDNESDAY 18TH MAY 2022
A THING TO DO TODAY

in SEATTLE
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Estimated cost Free Estimated duration 1 hour Distance away About 6 miles away
Constructed in 1917, the engineering marvel that is Ballard Locks in Seattle has allowed ships to pass between Lake Washington and Puget Sound for over a century, skilfully preventing the mixing of saltwater and fresh water. Explore the history of the locks - and how the specially-constructed 'fish ladder' has become vital for migrating salmon - with a free tour of the locks at 1pm or 3pm today, beginning from the Visitor Center.
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