The best museums in Tacoma in March 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Tacoma, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Tacoma:

  1. Museum of Glass1

    Museum of Glass

    Tacoma, WA
    The Museum of Glass (MOG) is a 75,000-square-foot (7,000 m²) art museum in Tacoma, Washington dedicated to the medium of glass . Since its founding in 2002, the Museum of Glass has been committed to creating a space for the celebration of the studio glass movement through nurturing artists, implemen
  2. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium2

    Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

    Tacoma, WA
    Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium ( PDZA ) is the only combined zoo and aquarium in the Pacific Northwest, located in Tacoma, Washington , US, owned by Metro Parks Tacoma . Situated on 29 acres (12 ha) in Tacoma's Point Defiance Park , the zoo and aquarium are home to over 9,000 specimens representing 3
  3. Washington State History Museum3

    Washington State History Museum

    Tacoma, WA
    The Washington State History Museum is a history museum located in downtown Tacoma , Washington , United States. It is operated by the Washington State Historical Society under the official approval of the Washington State Legislature . The museum opened on August 10, 1996, at a building adjacent to
  4. Lemay - America's Car Museum4

    Lemay - America's Car Museum

    Tacoma, WA
  5. Tacoma Art Museum5

    Tacoma Art Museum

    Tacoma, WA
    The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is an art museum in Tacoma, Washington , United States. It focuses primarily on the art and artists from the Pacific Northwest and broader western region of the U.S. Founded in 1935, the museum has strong roots in the community and anchors the university and museum distri
  6. Working Waterfront Maritime Museum6

    Working Waterfront Maritime Museum

    Tacoma, WA
    The Working Waterfront Maritime Museum is a Maritime Museum located in Tacoma, Washington , USA. The museum sits on the Thea Foss Waterway . Along with the Discovery Wharf Children's Activity Area, the WWMM is a part of the Foss Waterway Seaport, a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 1996. In c
  7. Job Carr Cabin Museum7

    Job Carr Cabin Museum

    Tacoma, WA
  8. McChord Air Museum8

    McChord Air Museum

    Tacoma, WA
  9. 9

    Children's Museum of Tacoma

    Tacoma, WA
  10. 10

    Buffalo Soldiers Museum

    Tacoma, WA

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