The Washington State History Museum is proud to offer FREE ADMISSION for active-duty military personnel and up to five family members from May 21-September 4, 2022, as part of the Blue Star Museums program.

Come in and explore the Evergreen State through lively, relevant exhibitions! The Washington State History Museum is located on Pacific Avenue in Tacoma’s vibrant downtown with plenty of nearby restaurants – make a day of your visit. Paid parking is available at the museum.

  • All branches of the armed forces are eligible for FREE ADMISSION including the National Guard and Reserve.
  • Military ID is required.
  • The active service member does not need to be present.

Check out our current exhibitions and upcoming events:

Exhibits & Events at the History Museum

Thank you for your service. We look forward to welcoming you and your family!

Blue Star Museums is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Find more Blue Star participating museums and learn more here.