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Ranked #1 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and gives guests the opportunity to try it for... more » Owner description: TGS offers visitors a close up view of how hand blown glass is made and gives guests the opportunity to try it for themselves. The Glassblowing Experience is a one-on-one session with a skilled glassblower where people of all ages and walks in life can create blown glass for themselves. This facility also offers classes, group events, corporate gifts and their glass gallery features very talented local glass « less
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Ranked #2 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Zoos; Aquariums; State Parks; Parks
Scenic park offering more than 700 acres of woodland trails, gardens and waterfront views, along with a zoo and aquarium.
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Ranked #3 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #4 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #5 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #6 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Specialty Museums

LeMay Museum at Marymount - Home to over 500 cars collected by the late businessman Harold LeMay, and his family. The vehicles currently on display cover a century of automobiles... more »

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Ranked #7 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: History Museums; Museums; Parks
History museum full of informative displays and artifacts on the history of Washington state.
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Ranked #8 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #9 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Zoos; Aquariums
Owner description: Treat your family to a special day at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Where else can you see seahorses and sharks, peacocks... more » Owner description: Treat your family to a special day at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Where else can you see seahorses and sharks, peacocks and penguins, wolves and walrus, all in one place? The 29-acre Zoo is large enough to offer an awesome array of animals yet small enough to let you get really close to them. Our keepers often roam the grounds, taking animals on strolls so you can see them up close. Who knows? You might run into a lynx on your way to see the polar bears! Be sure to visit Kids Zone. This fanciful exhibit engages children in active learning through play. The focus is on fun, movement and learning what animals need to thrive.The breathtaking views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains are free - and so is the parking. So what are you waiting for? Bring your family to see ours. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is open at 9:30 a.m. daily. Closing times vary. Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is just minutes off of I-5 in beautiful Point Defiance Park in Tacoma, WA. « less
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Ranked #10 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Specialty Museums; Art Museums
An international center for contemporary art with a sustained focus on glass.
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Ranked #11 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #12 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
This grand relic from the golden age of rail travel was re-opened to visitors in the early 1990s.
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Ranked #13 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #14 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Parks
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Ranked #15 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites

Summertime is the right time for grown-up fun at Fort Nisqually Friday at the Fort on Friday, July 29 from 6 to 9 pm   Adults 21 and over are invited to come have a great time... more »

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Ranked #16 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Historic Sites; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #17 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: This is a public park with a lake to walk around, a kids play area and a interpretive center with a reading area for kids,... more » Owner description: This is a public park with a lake to walk around, a kids play area and a interpretive center with a reading area for kids, tutles and snakes in tanks and a gift shop. Part of the Tacoma Parks system but deserves special mention. « less
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Ranked #18 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: Founded in 1935, Tacoma Art Museum's mission is connecting people through art. Our hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday through... more » Owner description: Founded in 1935, Tacoma Art Museum's mission is connecting people through art. Our hours are 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday through Friday. The museum is free all day and offers extended hours of 10 am to 8 pm on the third Thursday of every month. « less
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Ranked #19 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #20 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: Children of all ages will love the interactive activities and structured play that make learning fun through such exhibits as... more » Owner description: Children of all ages will love the interactive activities and structured play that make learning fun through such exhibits as "Under the Big Top: A Circus Adventure," "Grubby Gardeners" and the "Farmer's Market." « less
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Ranked #21 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #22 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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Ranked #23 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #24 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #25 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Karpeles museum in Tacoma is one of several branches nationwide that feature extremely rare and important historical... more » Owner description: The Karpeles museum in Tacoma is one of several branches nationwide that feature extremely rare and important historical documents. « less
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Ranked #26 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #27 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Ranked #28 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
Category: Comedy Clubs
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Ranked #29 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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Category: Convention Centers
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Ranked #30 of 37 attractions in Tacoma
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