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Washington State History Museum

1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3109
+1 888-238-4373
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Great Way to Kick-off the Football Season

A buddy and I went to see the travelling exhibit: Pro Football's Grid Iron Glory. It is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington
interesting for all ages

husband really enjoyed historical model railroad display. Covered many different topics and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Doris W
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History museum full of informative displays and artifacts on the history of Washington state.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1911 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3109
+1 888-238-4373
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A buddy and I went to see the travelling exhibit: Pro Football's Grid Iron Glory. It is a travelling version of what you'd find in Canton, Ohio. They had a great mix of old and new uniforms, some history of the inclusion/exclusion of black players,...More

Thank shaveyourhead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

husband really enjoyed historical model railroad display. Covered many different topics and very good for children We spent about 2 hours here and wished we had more time.

Thank Doris W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Washington state history museum is one of a kind. You will be transported back to the very beginning of Washington state history. There are Native American villages, whole pioneer town streets, and shops to go in. I would recommend this museum to visitors of...More

Thank Cherie E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a multi-museum pass. There are two large floors of State historical topics. The water system of dams and logging dominates the first floor. There is some negative stuff about the large government nuclear program. The second floor is curiously dominated by NFL...More

Thank ald233
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of info but felt like I was rereading my Pacific Northwest History textbook. My husband the history buff thought it was great. Does giveaway good solid history of the state

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice location with diorama's etc. Beautifully designed... Next door to Union Station in Tacoma. Multiple Floors, with easy handicapped access to all floors. This is a real must see if you are interested in Washington History.

Thank curtlance
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We took our 5 year old Granddaughter to this Museum thinking only that she'd love it, not knowing it would bring memories flooding back to us of our family's pioneer days or the decades of working at Boeing. It's an amazing place - as is...More

Thank 2Baxters
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This place is so awesome! There are many interactive exibits and artifacts from the centuries. This is a wonderful place to learn about Washington State as well as America's past. Also, there are many separate exibits that change all the time! This is a very...More

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We live on the east coast and probably judge too harshly some of the museums on the west coast. A lot of Native American exhibits and railroad info. There was a special exhibit on professional football, however, that made it a little more worth the...More

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of hands-on exhibits that will keep kids entertained. Knowledgeable exhibits about Washington State history from the prehistoric to natives to pioneers to the modern era. Parking was a bit expensive, so take public transportation if you can.

Thank Christina S
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