History After Hours: CRAFT + BREW
Thursday, December 6, 7:00-10:00 PM
An ages 21+ program
$20 pre-registration, $25 at the door
It’s a crafting and beer tasting bonanza! This is your last chance to see 180 really unusual items in the exhibition Make/Do: A History of Creative Reuse before it closes.
Get crafty and pair hands-on projects with specialty brews crafted by Washington breweries. Learn about each style of craft beer along with its historical significance to the area. You can even make your own wrapping paper to share your crafts as holiday gifts!
These events typically sell out! Get your tickets online today at https://webformsrig02bo3.blackbaudhosting.com/49882/CRAFT--BREW.
FREE admission from 3:00-8:00 PM
Special exhibitions on view: Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence, Two Centuries of Glass, Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Twentieth Century.
Grab last minute holiday gifts that are sure to please at The Goods at the Museum, too!
Third Thursday is generously supported by Columbia Bank.
23rd Annual Model Train Festival
Friday, December 21, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Regular admission applies, FREE for WSHS members.
Promotional coupons and discounts are not valid during Model Train Festival.
History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: a trail of train related artifacts in the Great Hall.
Take a free photo with Santa Claus! The jolly gentleman will be here to visit with children on December 21, 22 and 23 from 11:00 AM–3:00 PM. We’ll capture this special moment on an iPad and the pictures will be instantly e-mailed to you. Let the magical holiday memories commence!
December 23 is also Teen Tix day!
Admission is just $5.00 for teens when you show your Teen Tix card!
See all the details at www.modeltrainfestival.org.
The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the Port of Tacoma and South Sound Magazine.
Member Appreciation Event
Friday, December 21, 5:30-8:30 PM
FREE for WSHS members!
Washington State Historical Society is excited to show our appreciation for our members with a special festive evening. Members can have the run of the museum on the first night of the annual Model Train Festival! Join us for delicious treats and fun and be ready for special surprises, too.
Kindly RSVP to Julia.White@wshs.wa.gov.
Washington State History Museum is closed December 24, Christmas Eve and December 25, Christmas Day.