LeMay – America's Car Museum
This one's for you, automotive enthusiasts! Enjoy 165,000 sq. ft. of cars, cars, and more cars. This museum has been named one of the 10 best automotive museums worldwide by MSN. Some of the current exhibits are British Invasion, Legends of Motorsport: the NASCAR Story, and Route 66: Dream of the Mother Road.
Museum of Glass
The Museum of Glass in Tacoma is the largest museum glass studio on the west coast. This museum doesn’t just house beautiful art pieces – it also hosts live glassmaking sessions and glassmaking classes. Please keep in mind the museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Point Defiance Park
Point Defiance Park is the place to satisfy your urge to explore. Some of the attractions in the park include the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium and the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory. The park is also filled with many breath-taking gardens – Japanese Garden, Rhododendron Garden, and the Rose garden just to name a few.
Tacoma Art Museum
This museum has a collection of over 5,000 art pieces, which includes the largest collection of studio art jewelry by Northwest artists, a fine collection of Japanese woodblock prints, the largest retrospective museum collection of glass art by Dale Chihuly, and much more.