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Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, Tacoma

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4.7/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
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  • Churn butter, learn to make bread in old Bertha, hear about the interesting history of the area. Get a feel for what it was like to live and work in a fort. Take time to watch the blacksmith. Talented...  read more »
  • Attended the annual candle light tour (must buy your tickets in advance) this evening. Such a moving experience! The darkness, candle light and campfires really transported you back to 1859! The reena...  read more »
  • Nisquallly's Fort was very educational. They turn the hands of time back you the yesteryears. How clothing, shoes, hats etc was made. How farming, and raising their food. Making their tools, and tradi...  read more »
  • Definitely check out Fort Nisqually on Encampment Weekends. Very cool how you get to witness "live history". Have our tickets ordered for three upcoming events in October and December
  • Came on reenactment weekend and it was fantastic. 100+ people dressed up in period clothing, with authentic tools, doing demonstrations like rope making and axe throwing, and answering questions about Tacoma history.
  • The greatest place to be in point defiance. I may be a bit bias though
  • Great history! Watching them work with authentic tools and era correct clothing is really neat! Well worth seeing!
  • Very nice and educational. Enjoyed it very much. It's affordable too.
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