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LeMay - America's Car Museum

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Address: 2702 E D St, Tacoma, WA 98421-1200
Phone Number: +1 253-779-8490
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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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This is well worth seeing

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Shoreline, Washington
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Shoreline, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent over 3 hours just viewing all the beautiful autos. Also enjoyed food in their café, which was a great value for the money. What a nice treat to have our photo taken (for FREE!) in a 1923 Buick by a very pleasant and informative man named Kyle. This is a great place to take a family, and they... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean and stocked with cars from all eras. Love the design of the building and the flow of the self directed tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The LeMay Museum is fantastic! I am not a huge car fan, but can appreciate the "Industrial Art." I saw cars from the very early days through modern race cars. I saw imports, domestics, working vehicles of all types. Sadly I was only able to see 1/3 of the exhibit before my mom and aunt got too tired. Will head... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The LeMay Car Museum has the best car collection in America housed in a first rate facility. I attended with out of town guests that did not totally buy into my glowing praise (I have been many times). They were hooked before we got through the first floor special exhibit. Make sure you buy the combo ticket which includes a... More 

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Fort Steilacoom, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there on a rainy Saturday. The museum is very well organized and easy to get around. When we were there, the top floor consisted of a BMW exhibit...new, old and rare models. As I recall there were three levels connected by concourses all packed with cars. One concourse consisted entirely of NASCAR racing cars and other concourses featured... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is surprisingly complete, beautifully displayed and easy to navigate, even for older people or people with disabilities. Enjoyed it enormously.

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Tacoma WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The stories behind Harold LeMay and the car museum are very interesting, so do check those out. The museum itself has only a small portion of the thousands of cars LeMay collected, and the exhibits do change. It's great to have this super museum in our local area. We always take visitors there and get the super souvenir group photo... More 

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Federal Way, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to a lot of interesting museums in my time but this one is world class. It is the most amazing collection of perfectly restored vintage cars I have ever seen. The building is huge. You enter on a ground floor and walk down gentle ramps to 3 other floors with displays down each ramp and on each... More 

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