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Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.

Fort Nisqually Living-History Museum

5400 N Pearl St
Tacoma, WA 98407   Directions

(253) 591-5339


See the 19th century come alive at the Fort Nisqually Living-History Museum. Walk the streets of a Hudson Bay company outpost to experience the life of European settlers on Puget Sound. The streets are filled with volunteers in period clothing speaking historic dialog and demonstrating pioneer lifestyles.

Job Carr Cabin Museum

2350 N 30th St
Tacoma, WA 98403   Directions

(253) 627-5405


Welcome to the birthplace of Tacoma at the Job Carr Cabin Museum. Step inside a replication of the log cabin home of Job Carr, the first permanent non-native settler of what is now Tacoma, and explore his vision to locate the Northern Pacific Railroad on Commencement Bay.

LeMay America's Car Museum

2702 E D St
Tacoma, WA 98421   Directions

(253) 779-8490


Automobile aficionados, drive to LeMay Museum to see the world's largest privately held collection of classic and vintage automobiles, trucks, and motorcycles valued at over sixty million dollars. Automobile collectors' engines will get revved up while standing next to a 1921 Ford Model T and a 1994 Flintmobile George Barris Kustom at this unique museum attraction.

Museum of Glass

1801 Dock St
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 284-4719


Visit the Museum of Glass to see the hottest glass and coolest art. Travel across a breathtaking museum situated on the waterfront to see international and nationally renowned works of glass art. Feel the heat when you walk inside the world's largest Hot Shop showcasing edgy and awe inspiring exhibitions of glass.

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 272-4258


Immerse yourself in the world of art at the Tacoma Art Museum, located in the heart of Tacoma's cultural district. Stroll through the sparkling new museum to see national and international collections highlighting American, European and Asian art. Afterward, enjoy lunch at the Relish Café and purchasing souvenirs at the Museum Store.

Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402   Directions

(253) 272-3500


History is fun at the Washington State History Museum, where you have an interactive and fun way to learn about the state's history, characters and events. Discover interactive exhibits and attractions, theatrical storytelling, high tech displays and dramatic artifacts that you can participate in while making your trip through history educational, fun, and memorable.

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