Tacoma History Within Reach

Get closer to Tacoma's history with Tacoma Historical Society and Tacoma Historical Society Museum

Have a conversation. Handle an artifact. Connect with experts in Tacoma history. At Tacoma Historical Society, history isn't just something in a glass case. It's alive and accessible.

It's our mission to collect, document, and share the unique history of Tacoma, Washington — and our passion to share it with you. At Tacoma Historical Society and Tacoma Historical Society Museum, we forge connections between generations, foster an appreciation for the past, and cultivate a sense of place within our community.