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Tacoma Museums

• A WorldWeb.com Travel Guide to Museums in Tacoma, Washington State.
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Located at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, this museum showcases bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian and plant specimens from the Pacific Northwest. The museum is open Monday through Friday.
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The Children's Museum of Tacoma features a variety of hands-on exhibits that aim to make learning fun. The museum also provides workshops and birthday party events.
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The Lemay Museum hosts an extraordinary collection of automobiles. In fact, the collection is recognized as the world's largest privately-owned collection.
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This museum pays tribute to the original Euro-American settler of what is now Tacoma. Admission is free, and donations are accepted.
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Opened in 2002, the Museum of Glass presents a hall, an amphitheater/workshop, a theater and galleries that offer a range of exhibitions and art installations. Browse art by international artists working in a wide range of mediums.
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Located in Point Defiance Park, Camp 6 Logging Museum offers 14-acres (6 ha) of artifacts relating to the logging industry. A national Registered Historic Place, Camp 6 features a replica of a working logging site, including worker bunks and railroad equipment.
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Located at the Port of Tacoma, this museum features a showcase of local maritime heritage. The venue can be booked for school field trips.
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Bringing the history of Washington to life, Washington State History Museum features interactive exhibits, theatrical storytelling, artifacts and more. The museum is open daily.
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The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum preserves historic documents and letters. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday. Exhibits are on display for three months at a time, and admission is free.
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The Shanaman Sports Museum is located at the Tacoma Dome and is open when there is an event scheduled. The museum features artifacts and a video documentary that explores the area's sports heritage.
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The African American Museum Tacoma features a chronicle of African Americans, including their culture and their struggles to be recognized as equal.
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The Asia Pacific Cultural Center features a look at Asian culture as it relates to the Western hemishpere.

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