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Tacoma Art Museum

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Wonderful, diverse, uncrowded

Beautiful museum, lots of chihuly glass, terrific collection of bronze animals of the West... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hugo S
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I am not a museum lover, but the TAM is wonderful. They are doing construction and adding to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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Celebrating 81 years, Tacoma Art Museum is an anchor in the city’s downtown and a gathering place for connecting people through art via thoughtful exhibitions, exciting events, and enriching programs. The museum’s collection of more than 4,500 works...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3214
+1 253-272-4258
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful museum, lots of chihuly glass, terrific collection of bronze animals of the West, paintings, films, colorful outdoor sculpture, etc. Bright rooms, easy to navigate. A great find In Tacoma.

Thank Hugo S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a museum lover, but the TAM is wonderful. They are doing construction and adding to the displays, but there is no interference with your enjoyment of what is open. Beautiful displays of native art with benches so you can just sit and...More

Thank PhyllisK392
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum of glass (ripoff) ain't where the glass is...this place is! Real nice little museum with some real variety, and lots of chihuly.

Thank Nord1952
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We enjoyed this small well organized museum. The current exhibition about immigrants painting in the West was thoughtfully displayed and explained. The Chihuly exhibits show a small portion of his work. The video is a must see as it explains his process and exhibitions. This...More

Thank RusPat_704
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The Tacoma Art Museum offers free admission, or at least it did on the Saturday when we visited. It has a fine collection of studio glass, along with works by artists from the Pacific Northwest. This is well worth a visit.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting here... Found the Chihuly display better than the Glass Museum. Would chose Tam and flag glass. Enough free stuff on the bridge! Great history of local native American art. A good couple of hours here.

Thank Shona S
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Tacoma art museum is something for the whole family they have a little bag that the kids have to be go on a scavenger hunt for what's in the bag. The scavenger hunt is at different levels so you have to go through the whole...More

Thank Shalome R
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

TAM, besides continuously changing exhibits also has a great space for creating art - suitable for all ages and abilities.

Thank MMorford
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We came for a private event, but was able to tour the museum. The facility is very clean and the Art is very well displayed. The most unique was the display of 3D art.

Thank Kristina H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I’m always looking for artwork of Dale Chihuly and TAM does have an exhibit of his (not as big as I hoped). A perk of the visit was receiving free admission because we were family of military personnel. (check before because I’m not sure if...More

Thank Meganhugs
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February 15, 2017|
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Response from TacomaArtMuseum | Property representative |
Museum parking is managed by Republic Parking Northwest and costs $2/hour. All-day rate is $12 for up to 10 hours. More info: bit.ly/TAMvisit On-street parking on Pacific Ave is free on Sundays, but spaces fill up quickly... More
June 28, 2016|
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Response from Ashlee B | Reviewed this property |
$15 for each adult $13 students, military, seniors $40 for families (2 adults and up to 4 children) Children under 5 are free