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LeMay - America's Car Museum

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Address: 2702 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421-1200
Phone Number: +1 253-779-8490
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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LeMay - America's Car Museum (ACM), named one of USA Today's 10 Best...

LeMay - America's Car Museum (ACM), named one of USA Today's 10 Best Museums in Seattle and KING 5's 2014 & 2015 Best Museum in Western Washington, is an international destination where families and enthusiasts gather to celebrate America's love affair with the automobile and how it shaped our society. The stunning, four-level, 165,000-sq.-ft. Tacoma, Wash., facility features 12 rotating exhibits, five annual Signature Events and serves as an educational center, hosting students of all ages.

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Great vintage cars

This is a great place to visit. Don't like having to pay to park. The cars and layout are great. They have cars on multiple floors. Generally they are in categories. Some very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Don't like having to pay to park. The cars and layout are great. They have cars on multiple floors. Generally they are in categories. Some very old ones in great condition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent a morning here. Lots of cars from different eras to look at, whether you are a serious aficionado or just looking for something different to do. The museum has cars on 4-5 different levels, each with a different era (although it seems some older model cars are mixed in on every level) telling stories of the history of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We strolled the museum and enjoyed the variety of cars and memorabilia. The multi leveled facility is unique and the building is well-designed for easy access and walking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

"Lucky" LeMay was into trash, and waste management is where he made his fortune. But it is where he spent his fortune that created the need for this amazing building and museum. When a person decided to discard automotive rubbish, Lucky swooped in. Where others saw junk, he saw a potential restored masterpiece. This was my second visit and for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a well laid out museum that easily guides you through the extensive collection of LeMay cars. It is amazing that one man loved automobiles so much that he used his fortune and lifetime to assemble the collection. Lucky Tacoma! A destination for car lovers and history buffs. Lots of memories for all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to this because my husband wanted to. They own over 3000 of their own cars with rotation of about 200-300 on display at one time. The cars are displayed very nicely, with posters & billboards. Worth seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

No matter what your favorite American made classic car is, you will probably find it in this wonderful collection of Museum quality automobiles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

They have so many things to see it is hard to do in one trip, it was somewhat overwhelming! It was a bit of walk to go through all the levels. I'm not sure how often they change the autos around but there were different cars on the top level the 2nd time I looked. It was a

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well organized and the volunteers are knowledgable. BMW is celebrating the 100th anniversary. A display of BMW's thru the ages greets you as you walk in. Car, trucks, motorcycles, oh my! It's all there. Don't forget to eat at the Pacific Grill upstairs. Best BLT+A(vocado) ever. Can come into eat without paying admission. Great menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our nephew and had the best time. Hundreds of neat cars and a wonderful restaurant and lots of movies.

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