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Tacoma Art Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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High quality exhibits

An amazing art museum, one that I would definitely recommend to anyone visiting the Tacoma area... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
bradyericksen
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Lehi, Utah
Quality and dedication

Stopped by TAM on a business trip to Tacoma. Wonderful staff greeted me and directed me to areas... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
X5903WXelizabetho
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Williamsburg, United States
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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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1701 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-3214
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

An amazing art museum, one that I would definitely recommend to anyone visiting the Tacoma area. The installations/artwork had me captivated the entire time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank bradyericksen
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by TAM on a business trip to Tacoma. Wonderful staff greeted me and directed me to areas of interest. Great building full of natural light which really made art “shine”. Left feeling relaxed and invigorated.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank X5903WXelizabetho
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A wonderful community event ... please TAM, do more of these. It's a great way to bring people together to celebrate art and culture

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MikeInTacoma
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The museum's collection of Western Art is exceptional. I have been back several times, and have taken out-of- town guests there. They often have special exhibits whose artists you can't see anywhere else -- even in Seattle.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I have been here numerous times & their collection is always great. I love the chiuly glass & the dog made of cardboard!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank _leftwingman
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here. There is a nice collection of paintings and sculptures to view. It took us about 90 minutes to see this. It is somewhat small but the quality of the art on exhibit make visiting this worth while.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rehsinup19
Reviewed September 17, 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hugo S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PhyllisK392
Reviewed August 24, 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RusPat_704
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froon
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
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$15 for each adult $13 students, military, seniors $40 for families (2 adults and up to 4 children) Children under 5 are free
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Happy New Year Everyone! Started planning for our family (2 adults/2 teens) trip to Washington. We will be there in late March for 6 days. We have been to your beautiful state numerous times & have visited Seattle, Tacoma, the Olympic Peninsula, Whidbey Island, Mt. Rainier & North Cascades area. We enjoy hiking, amusement parks, museums & just seeing/experiencing new things. Here is what I have planned so far: Day 1: Late night arrival into Sea-Tac. Day 2: Chittenden...More
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