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Family Saturdays

  • Dates:
    Every Saturday through June 2022, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Ages:
    All ages
  • Where:
    Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Tickets:

    Included with general admission. Purchase online or at the museum’s admissions desk.

  • Accessibility:

    Mobility-accessible. Exterior ramps provide building access, elevators access all floors in the building, and wheelchairs are available at admissions.

Family Saturdays
Every Saturday, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Different themes every month!

Families can participate in themed, self-guided activities at the History Museum every Saturday of the month! Each month will feature a different focus that lets you do the work of history, collaboratively! We’ll provide a handout with prompts and ideas; you bring your family, curiosity, and time to explore!

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April theme: What makes a place matter? Explore people’s relationships to places throughout Washington State, and reflect on your own special places.

May theme: What does it mean to be part of a community? Think about the communities you are part of, and discover what “community” has meant to different people throughout the history of Washington State.

June theme: How do ideas spread? Think about an idea that is important to you, and investigate how all kinds of ideas (past and present!) have traveled across Washington State and beyond.

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Our thanks: WSHS exhibitions and programs are generously supported by ArtsFund, Humanities Washington, KNKX, The Murdock Foundation, the Port of Tacoma, and our members.