Unless otherwise noted, these programs are included with admission to the History Museum or $5 for program-only admission. Free to WSHS Members. For more information, contact Dave Beals at 253-798-5879 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington Sports Trivia Night
Black Star Pub & Grill
158 100th St. S, Tacoma, WA
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
To celebrate Washington sports history and the History Museum's exhibit Glasnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest, we're partnering with the Shanaman Sports Museum to bring you the most intriguing, exciting, and peculiar history of sports in our state.
Bring a team or play on your own for prizes and bragging rights.
22nd Annual Model Train Festival
Friday, December 22, 2017 - Monday, January 1, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25
Pictures with Santa 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Dec. 22 and Dec. 23
This enchanting event is a wintertime favorite at the History Museum. Treat your family and friends to a journey in miniature as you wander among tiny trains and intricate model railroad layouts throughout the museum. Learn about how railroads influenced the growth and development of Washington and see train-related artifacts from the region's past. Visit the activity room to play with toy trains or build your own Lego train creations. The free Santa photos will be emailed, compliments of the Washington State Historical Society.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Enjoy our brand new exhibition Toytopia
while games take over the entire museum! Live out your dreams as Tom Hanks in the movie BIG
by asking Zoltar your fortune and playing Chopsticks
on a giant floor piano, not to mention board and video games galore! Think you can make it all the way to Oregon without dying of dysentery? Try your skills on the original Oregon Trail video game on one of our giant theater screens!
Grab a pint or two from Three Magnets Brewing Co.
with your ticket. It's the perfect 21+ game night!
Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door, and includes two drink tickets.
Get your tickets here
Love these 21+ events? Buy an event package and receive a special discounted rate to all four of our 2018 History After Hours programs! At $60 for all four, you save $20!*
- February 22 - Press PLAY - Game night galore
- May 10 - Bigfoot Night - A sasquatch lover's perfect party
- October 25 - Ghost Museum - History and Halloween themed fun
- December 6 - CRAFT + BREWS - DIY crafts paired with craft beer
*No refunds if you can't make it, but feel free to share a ticket to an event you can't attend with a friend!
Get your 2018 History After Hours package tickets here
Saturday, December 2
Free with Museum Admission
Piroshky $5 each or 3 for $12 Piroshky Fest is here! Join us for a day filled with fun cultural experiences related to our Glasnost & Goodwill exhibition. There will be both savory and sweet piroshky for purchase from the one and only Seattle based Piroshky Piroshky in Pike Place Market as well as Uzbek dance and holiday crafts! The fun and festivities are included with admission (free for members!) with piroshky selling at $5 each or 3 for $12!Bring the whole family, and maybe even take a few piroshky to go!Crafts 12-4pmPiroshky service 12:30-3:30pmUzbek dance 1pm and 2pmStorytelling 12pm and 3pm