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LeMay - America's Car Museum

2702 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421-1200
+1 253-779-8490
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Nice way to spend the afternoon

I went expecting to spend a hour at the most and ended up spending most of the afternoon. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ron H
Neat!

I'm not a car fan, but this museum has so awesome and funky cars! I was really interested in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dezwhitt
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Fairfield, California
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LeMay - America's Car Museum (ACM), named one of USA Today's 10 Best Museums in Seattle and KING 5's 2014 & 2015 Best Museum in Western Washington, is an international destination where families and enthusiasts gather to celebrate America's love affair with the automobile and how it shaped our society. The stunning, four-level, 165,000-sq.-ft. Tacoma, Wash., facility features 12 rotating exhibits, five annual Signature Events and serves as an educational center, hosting students of all ages.
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  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2702 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421-1200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went expecting to spend a hour at the most and ended up spending most of the afternoon. The selection of cars was outstanding as was the facility. They had classics that appealed to all auto buffs. The condition of the cars were as if...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not a car fan, but this museum has so awesome and funky cars! I was really interested in the first cars, and they actually had some authentic ones from the 1910-20's! Wow! So neat to see since I love the 20's. The older cars...More

Thank Dezwhitt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to this museum twice, the first time was 2 years ago. I am a huge car buff and was super excited to check it out. The building is beautiful and the collection includes many beautiful and rare cars... but both times I...More

1  Thank proulet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone had a great time. I highly recomend it. They have revolving displays so you could visit several times per year and see different themes. I would check their website for current theme.

Thank Don P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large collection of classic cars and exhibits that provide a history of the automotive industry in America. There were a few more contemporary cars features but not as many as I would have liked. The Museum is easily accessible via a single public transit...More

Thank Shaylan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start out by saying that I am not a car person. The building is lovely, but I would have liked to have seen some type of interactive display geared towards those of us who aren't interested in cars. The cars are very impressive......More

1  Thank Rlisa_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff are excited to tell you about their museum and it has a wonderful collection of cars exceptionally laid out with lots of stories to follow that describe the history and relevance of the automobile. Many unusual models on display but all seem to have...More

2  Thank Craig A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pay for parking inside. There is a restaurant (no gluten-free options). Clean bathrooms. Exotic and pivotal car collection, plus memorabilia. If you are not prone to motion sickness, experience the racing simulator. Both employees made it fun. Be careful if you decide to stand on...More

Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by the car museum on our way to Seattle. I'm not a history car lover but I sure enjoyed looking at these from way back to present. They have a rotating display every 6 mos on the top floor - in which there are...More

Thank ApacheMesa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is hard to believe one guy collected enough cars to fill a four story building!. These are not everyday cars. These are cars you have never even heard of! The freakin Flinstone car from the movie is in this place as well as cars...More

Thank Timzorrr
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snauman2017
Is there a restaurant at the museum?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
Snack bar.
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snauman2017
Hi, what would you like to know about this attraction? Is there a restaurant at the museum?
14 April 2017|
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Response from Zehorit | Reviewed this property |
There is is vintage, 50's style cafe on the second floor at the front of the museum (above the gift shop). It has an open balcony overlooking the museum. We did not eat there (had plans elsewhere already), so I can't vouch... More
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frone2000
Are wheel chairs available for guests to rent while visiting or should we bring one along for a senior who isn't able to walk long distances.
13 August 2016|
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Response from brunokay | Reviewed this property |
Although I have not been to the museum this summer, there have not been wheel chairs available in the past. We have brought along a transport chair for our elderly father and it has worked well in the museum. Every square... More
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