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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
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

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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lots of interesting cars. very clean and open atmosphere. the driving simulator was cool. easy to find by the tacoma dome.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

lots of interesting cars. very clean and open atmosphere. the driving simulator was cool. easy to find by the tacoma dome.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have a fondness for cars you will have a wonderful time at the museum. The exterior and interior architecture is stunning. There is a surprise amount of cars on each level and it is easy to traverse. They change displays often so you can revisit without seeing some of the same cars. A good restaurant inside also.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike my husband, I hardly know one car from the next and still I found the museum fascinating. The variety and collection of cars and even some motorcycles was extensive. We learned that almost all the staff are volunteer car enthusiasts, they were knowledgeable and eager to share information. The museum has a dinner with a great view of Tacoma... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission was $18.00 per person plus $5.00 parking fee but if you are a car enthusiast, this is the place for you. There are 300 vehicles on display including NASCAR vehicles. You have the opportunity to drive a simulator (additional cost) which many people were having a great time with. Even if you are not a car enthusiast, it was... More 

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Charlottetown, PEI
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge collection of cars evoking memories of past ownership, movies and more. Collection is housed in a beautiful building. Interactive displays and opportunity to experience a NASCAR simulator. If the simulator interests you suggest buy it as part of your admission rather than paying for it separately later. AAA/CAA also gets you a discounted admission. Cafe overlooking the first floor... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent collection of old cars. Change from time to time. The building is beautiful too. I find it a bit overpriced though.

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Okotoks, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as in Tacoma for the day. Approx 300 cars. Worth the money ( even for wives of car enthusiasts) If you like cars- please stop by here - you won't be disappointed

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Fircrest, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at the museum. My family was visiting from Germany and really wanted to see the museum. We spend around 4 hours just looking at all the cool cars. The man at the desk even spoke German to my relives. Everyone that worked there was so nice to us. They even took a free picture of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this place and decided to go in. Lovely modern building. Friendly, helpful Staff. The Cars are wonderful. Excellently presented. A must visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What IS outstanding in this museum IS The may out of The museum and The store telling. Of course a number of great cars in top condition and number if Volunteers ready to give you explanations

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