July 26, 2023
Tickets on Sale for the Whatcom Museum History Sunset Cruises

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Bellingham, WA, June 1, 2023—The Whatcom Museum is excited to host its annual History Sunset Cruises this summer. Partnering with San Juan Cruises for tour operation, the weekly cruises will take place Tuesdays, July 11 – September 12, 6 – 8pm Tickets go on sale Thursday, June 1, 2023.

The Museum’s popular summer cruises take locals and visitors aboard the 100-foot Victoria Star tour boat. Participants get great close-up views of parks, businesses, industry and neighborhoods from Bellingham Bay, with Bellingham historian Brian Griffin serving as the tour guide. Griffin ties his knowledge of local history with up-to-date facts about bayside activities.

The Victoria Star leaves from the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven, boarding at 5:45 pm, with a prompt 6pm sailing, and an 8pm return. The boat has indoor and outdoor seating on two levels, an on-board snack bar, and a full bar with a selection of Northwest beers, wines and cocktails for purchase. Restrooms are available on board. Guests are welcome to bring dinner, snacks and non-alcoholic beverages onboard.

Tickets are $35 for Museum members and $40 for non-members. Children ages 5 and younger are free but must be pre-registered. Purchase tickets through Eventbrite.com or in-person at the Museum Store, located at 250 Flora St., Bellingham, WA 98225. Ticket sales end 6 hours prior on the day of sailing. Tickets are non-refundable and not transferable between dates. Proceeds from the History Sunset Cruises benefit Whatcom Museum exhibitions and educational programs. For more information about the history cruises visit https://www.whatcommuseum.org/explore/history-sunset-cruise/.

San Juan Cruises is located at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal, 355 Harris Avenue, Suite 104, Bellingham, WA 98225. To learn more about San Juan Cruises visit https://Whales.com.