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LeMay - America's Car Museum

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Address: 2702 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421-1200
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+1 253-779-8490
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Wow, if you love cars this is fun

Admission was a little spendy ($18 for adults), there is a smakk AAA discount. But a souvenir photo is included so it balances out. Lots of old cars and history, this month there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Robyn H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Admission was a little spendy ($18 for adults), there is a smakk AAA discount. But a souvenir photo is included so it balances out. Lots of old cars and history, this month there is a BMW special exhibit, and collectors"art cars" which are pretty amazing. Cool information about the cars, and I really enjoyed the rte 66 info, history of... More 

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Thank Robyn H
Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a good place to see cars of all years and models. They even have a virtual race track to try out and some radio track cars too. It nice to see how far cars came from the first model to the newer ones. All cars here are on loan or have been donated to the museum.

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Thank Krissy M
Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful displays in an excellent location. Convenient to I-5 and to other attractions and restaurants and hotels in downtown Tacoma.

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Thank Wolfgang O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are cars from pretty much every era here. Great place to bring the family and have a day of learning about the history of the automobile. Go solo and have a great time just walking the museum and browsing the cars. There are some great collection pieces in this museum and the cost to go is fair.

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Thank Elmer B
Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now you wouldn't think a girl would rave about a museum filled with antique cars. If you've seen one you've seen them all right? Wrong! The way the cars are exhibited tells a story and draws you in (everyone likes a good story!). There are simulators and a racetrack where you can practice your RC racing skills. The passion the... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the finer things Tacoma has to offer. A must see for car enthusiasts. My husband and I have been many times and enjoy every visit.

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Lakewood, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is good for those who live cars or just lukewarm. I have been here more then once and they always have a new exhibit.

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Thank Debbie S
Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are a automobile enthusiast, this is the place for you. They have hundreds of cars on display. Take a walk through auto history. The simulators are a must do. Driving the race cars on the simulator looks so easy but so hard. Develop a new respect for the race car drivers.

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Thank Greg and Zari S
SeaTac, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love vintage cars, if you have friends coming into town and need a place to show off this is it. Bring comfortable walking shoes,take your time and marvel at one of the west coasts best collections. Eat somewhere else but take a look at cars never seen by many.

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Thank Bigd S
Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

The automobile collection that the LeMay Family owns and has on display is fabulous! If there is a classic car you want to see they have it. The cars are beautiful to see and admire. The guide was very knowledgeable about all the cars and took his time explaining the details in dept and thoroughly answered our questions. This is... More 

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