Galleries and Museums

The Tacoma Art Museum
PHONE: 253.272.4258

Open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is $7.50 for adults, including children six and up and free for children aged 5 and under.

“Tacoma Art Museum serves the diverse communities of the Northwest through its collection, exhibitions and learning programs, emphasizing art and artists from the Northwest”.

The Museum of GlassLocated at 1801 Dock Street, Tacoma, WA, near the Tacoma Art Museum. “The Museum of Glass provides a dynamic learning environment to appreciate the medium of glass through creative experiences, collections and exhibitions”.

The Museum’s hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays during the Sumnmer. Fall, winter, and spring schedules are the same except that the Museum is not open on Mondays and Tuesdays. Admissions cost is $10 for Adults, $4 for children six through twelve, free for children five and under, and $8 for seniors and students. PHONE: 253.284.4750

Washington State History Museum
PHONE: 253.272.3500

Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the closing time extended to 8 p.m., and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for students (ages 6-17), and free for children 5 and under.

“The Washington State History Museum journeys deep into the region’s vibrant past, offering visitors the chance to relive the events that shaped the present and are influencing the future. Opened in 1996 by the Washington State Historical Society, the museum bring history to life through multimedia presentations, interactive exhibits, walk-through dioramas and oral histories of life in the Evergreen State.”