Discover the Museums of Tacoma’s Museum District

Chihuly Glass at the Tacoma Glass Museum.The Museum District in downtown Tacoma is one of the top attractions in Washington’s third-largest city. These cultural institutions offer opportunities for children and adults alike to learn about the world around them in a fun environment. Discover these museums on your next trip to Tacoma.

Tacoma Museum of Glass

As the only glass museum west of the Mississippi River, the Tacoma Museum of Glass is a unique destination in the Museum District. Focused on 20th- and 21st-century artists, this 75,000-square-foot museum has displays, installations, and traveling exhibits from some of the world’s most prominent glass artists. You can also watch demonstrations of glassblowing and glass art.

The Tacoma Museum of Glass is located at 1801 Dock St. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $17 for adults (13-64), $14 for seniors (65+), and $5 for children (6-12).

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Top Reasons Why The 2019 Sienna Is The Ultimate Family Van

Two 2018 Toyota Sienna's packed and ready to go on a family outing.When you need a vehicle that has the space necessary to carry the entire family, you need to turn to the 2019 Toyota Sienna. However, a roomy interior isn’t the only reason why the Sienna is a great choice for you. Read on to discover even more top features that make the Sienna the ultimate family van.

Sleek Exterior Style

With sleek lines, an aggressive front end, and bold style thanks to the lower side rocker panels, the 2019 Toyota Sienna isn’t your typical van. In fact, the Sienna comes standard with automatic headlights, daytime running lights, power side mirrors with integrated blind spot mirrors, privacy glass on the rear windows, rear spoiler, and a roof-mounted shark-fin antenna. As you go up in trim levels, you can also get LED taillights, heated side mirrors, power sliding doors and liftgate, and power tilt and slide moonroof.

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Fun Places to Visit With the Family Around Tacoma, WA

A majestic tiger sitting and waiting for it's next meal.Sitting on the banks of the Puget Sound, Tacoma is known for its beautiful outdoor scenery and excellent museums. Whether you’re visiting Tacoma as a family or live here and looking to entertain your kids, you’ll always find something exciting to do. Check out a few of these fun places around the city your family will love to visit.

Point Defiance Park

The stunning 760-acre Point Defiance Park in Tacoma has so many activities and attractions you’ll never run out of things to do. You can take a tour of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium to see popular exhibits that include the Asian Forest Sanctuary, Arctic Tundra, and Red Wolf Woods. At the Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, you can learn what life was like at Fort Nisqually in the 1850s. You’ll also find hiking paths, kayak rentals, playgrounds, picnic areas, and more.

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