Discover Volcano Country

Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum

Stevenson/The Dalles

Learn about the history of the Columbia River Gorge through interactive exhibits and presentations. Discover the wide variety of plants and wildlife that call this 85-mile scenic area home. This is the official interpretive center of the Gorge.

 

The Museum of Glass

Tacoma

This museum showcases the beauty of glass art. Here you can visit the Hot Shop and learn about glass blowing techniques. Don’t miss the 500-foot-long Chihuly Bridge of Glass. This unique pedestrian overpass links the Museum to downtown Tacoma and features a glass ceiling created by Dale Chihuly.

https://www.museumofglass.org

LeMay-America’s Car Museum

Tacoma

Learn about the history of America’s love affair with the car! Listed as one of the 10 best Automotive Museums worldwide, this 165,000 square foot space has 12 rotating exhibits as well as a permanent collection of over 250 automobiles.

https://www.americascarmuseum.org

 

Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

Tacoma

Step back in time and learn about life at Fort Nisqually during the 1850’s. Volunteers in period dress will demonstrate crafts of that time and teach you the history of the fort. View the restored National Historic Landmark buildings.

https://www.metroparkstacoma.org/fort-nisqually-living-history-museum/