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LeMay - America's Car Museum

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Address: 2702 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421-1200
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+1 253-779-8490
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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A lot bigger than it looks!

We dropped by for a visit at 4pm on a Saturday before we went out for dinner. The museum closed at 5pm so we didn't have a lot of time to spend. AAA had a members deal where we... read more

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

We dropped by for a visit at 4pm on a Saturday before we went out for dinner. The museum closed at 5pm so we didn't have a lot of time to spend. AAA had a members deal where we could get a family membership for free so it was a no brainer to get that! The museum is a lot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to a wine tasting event with friends we stopped to visit the LeMay - America's Car Museum in Tacoma as our friends had never been there before. It's an amazing museum. Be sure to take the time to visit.

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Lakewood, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good place to spend a rainy Pacific Northwest Afternoon. The wide variety of classic cars is absolutely delightful and seems to change on each visit. It's close to Freight House Square which would provide the family with a quick lunch.

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Seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found myself and my son near Tacoma one day for a soccer match. On our way back home (Seattle), we decided to check this place out on impulse. I honestly was not expecting much but boy was I in for a surprise. The collection is truly top notch and the building is just gorgeous. The building is arranged as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The LeMay Museum is fantastric! And if you've been there before you can go again, as they rotate the cars from their "warehouse" every so often.

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1 Thank Doug G
Dupont, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When the Museum first opened it was pretty crowded and not easy to spend the necessary amount of time to look over the cars, etc. and read the displays that go along with them. Sign up for a guided tour to start with, then go back on your own to enjoy things at your own pace.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

America's Car Museum (The LeMay Collection) is a large museum that any car lover shouldn't miss. It's not the largest, nor the most complete, but there are a few cars you won't see anywhere else. Displays do rotate so check their website for the latest information on what exhibits are available. The collection, at one point the largest private car... More 

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University Place, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This museum has it all for the auto enthusiasts! There are multiple floors and ramps that show off cars from every era since the internal combustion engine was married to the carriage. They also have a great display of motorcycles from various eras. I really enjoyed the current 1st floor exhibition of work vehicles from bread trucks to ice cream... More 

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Shoreline, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The collection of cars is truly amazing. You can spend several hours there and be entertained everywhere.

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Lakewood, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

GREAT for people of all ages. This museum was beyond my expectations. We've brought many out-of-town visitors to see this collection of car's.

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