Tacoma Museum District

Six major museums line Tacoma's downtown core to form an impressive and distinct district showcasing some of the world's best collections and unique artwork.

Discover creative culture, exquisite glass, timeless history, classic automobiles, family fun and maritime heritage in Tacoma’s Museum District.



Tacoma Art Museum connects people through art. It displays collections of work by Northwest artists and traveling exhibits. Learn More...
The Museum of Glass dominates the skyline with its 90-foot angled silver cone which houses a working Hot Shop amphitheater Learn More...
The Washington State History Museum tells the stories of the people, places and industries that have shaped the state. Learn More...
America's Car Museum spotlights America’s love affair with the car. It explores how cars shaped our society. Learn More...
Foss Waterway Seaport is Tacoma's century-old restored shipping warehouse and maritime heritage educational center. Learn More...
The Children's Museum of Tacoma features hands-on exhibits and an art studio for children of all ages to learn and play. Learn More...
Chihuly Bridge of Glass
The Chihuly Bridge of Glass, a 500-foot pedestrian walkway, connects the Museum of Glass to the Washington State History
Use the 3-Day Mountain City Sea Attraction Pass to save on the best of Pierce County. Learn More...

Tacoma's monthly Third Thursday museum district celebration! Local museums offer free or... More

Nov 21

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Get free admission, plus discounts when you purchase the Attraction Pass. // More

Exhibit highlights

A New Moon Rises is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution, and features... More

Little Black Dress: A Fashion Evolution tells the story of evolving women’s roles and... More

Arrested: Escape Fort Nisqually, from the people who brought you the critically-acclaimed... More

Local broadcaster and historian Feliks Banel explores our region’s darkest weather days and... More

Tacoma's monthly Third Thursday museum district celebration! Local museums offer free or... More

Oct 20