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Tacoma, Washington
Culture, General, History
Tacoma, Washington
Museum Closed December 2010 and removed from park September 2012. Equipment and artifacts moved to other Museums.
Tacoma, Washington
Children's
The Children's Museum of Tacoma provides the community with opportunities for children to learn and grow. Serving many ages, museum exhibits and programs bring families closer together through play, creation and imagination. Unique, hands-on exhibits create a place to explore and dream. Children will test independence and gain self-confidence through the arts, sciences and creative play.
Tacoma, Washington
Specialized
Puyallup, Washington
Historical Society
1890 restored Italianate Victorian home of pioneer hop king and champion of the Oregon Trail. Collections of photographs, textiles, local historical ephemera and Victorian era furnishings. Artifacts elated to Oregon Trail, including a covered wagon.
Fort Lewis, Washington
Museum exhibits chronicle the history of the U.S. Army in the Pacific Northwest, 1804-present. Special emphasis on the history of Fort Lewis from 1917. Outdoor vehicle park, gift store.
Tacoma, Washington
History
Fort Nisqually provides public education through the interpretation, collection, preservation & exhibition of structures, artifacts & documents which relate to the historical role of the Hudson's Bay Company & the Puget Sound Agricultural Company in regio
Tacoma, Washington
Library
Gig Harbor, Washington
Culture, History
The Harbor History Museum is a vibrant, hands-on interactive cultural and community center. Our goal is to educate and entertain our guests through a wide variety of exhibits and public programs.
Federal Way, Washington
Historical Society
Kent, Washington
The Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum preserves and displays important artifacts from the history of Northwest powerboat racing. We also restore and and run antique raceboats.
Tacoma, Washington
History
Tacoma, Washington
This is a manuscript museum preserving and exhibiting original handwritten letters and documents of the great men and women of the past from throughout the world who have shaped history. Exhibits change every 3 months, each centered around a particular in
Kent, Washington
Art
Tacoma, Washington
Art
The gallery hosts regional and national touring exhibits and celebrates graduating art majors with a special exhibit.
McChord AFB, Washington
History
Tacoma, Washington
Art, Children's, History, Science, Specialized
All glass, all the time. Housed in a striking building distinguished by its iconic 90-foot-high cone, the Museum of Glass features ongoing glassblowing demonstrations in the Hot Shop Amphitheater, where visitors learn about the creative challenges of working with molten glass. The 13,000 square feet of gallery space is dedicated to changing exhibitions of works executed in glass.
Federal Way, Washington
History
The Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection is an outdoor museum of living art, featuring more than 50 outstanding bonsai in an elegant setting. Special exhibits, lectueres, guided tours and educational literature are offered at no charge.
Puyallup, Washington
History
Established in 1930 by Dr. and Mrs. Warner Karshner, the Paul H. Karshner Memorial Museum provides firsthand learning opportunities for K-5 students in the Puyallup School District.
Tacoma, Washington
Aquarium
Tacoma, Washington
Historical Society
Federal Way, Washington
Arboretum, Botanical Garden, General, Nature Centers, Park, Science
Tour groups must be scheduled in advance. Visitors can get a quick overview of the garden in an hour, but serious plant and garden enthusiasts will want to spend more time. Please schedule extra time for visitors in your group who may wish to browse through our Gift Shop and Plant Sales Pavilion for unique gifts, books, apparel and plants!
Tacoma, Washington
History
Tacoma, Washington
Culture
A place for all ages to discover the heritage, history and culture of Scandinavia. The Center houses nearly 2000 textiles, tools, household items, costumes, artwork, woodcrafts and porcelain. Year-round programming (exhibits, musical concerts, lectures, l
Puyallup, Washington
Located in the Tacoma Dome, the Shanaman Sports Museum recreates the history of sports in Tacoma-Pierce County through written and visual displays. A 23 minute video may also be viewed on site.
Tacoma, Washington
Steilacoom, Washington
History
Museum collection relates to Steilacoom and regional NW history. Exhibits include forge, bedroom, barber shop, 1860-1900. Bair Drug & Hardware Store, 1895, restored 1976, now operating as a museum and functioning restaurant with early post office, hardwa
Steilacoom, Washington
Culture, General, History
The museum offers exhibitions with emphasis on the Steilacoom Tribe and other Coast Salish People, and a changing exhibits gallery. The permament collection, ranging from Pre-Colombian era to the present, includes traditional clothing, baskets, tools, ado
Tacoma, Washington
Art
The Tacoma Art Museum presents and collects art of the 19th and 20th centuries, with special emphasis on art of the Northwest. Collection consisits of approx. 2,500 pieces. The museum is noted for its award-winning education programs. Programs bring schoo
Tacoma, Washington
History, Historical Society
We are an up and coming, relatively new heritage organization intent on raising the profile of Tacoma history and moving toward our goal of a museum for Tacoma history.
Tacoma, Washington
Historical Society
Tacoma, Washington
Culture, History, Historical Society
The Washington State History Museum is a 106,000 square foot building, designed by architects Charles W. Moore and Arthur Andersson, that opened to the public in 1996. The use of brick and arches in the building design complements the historic warehouses across Pacific Avenue and neighboring Union Station.