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LeMay - America's Car Museum, Tacoma

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At LeMay - America's Car Museum, you can witness American history through the world of automobiles. Experience the significance of the car industry as you view the country's most beautifully made cars, trucks, and motorcycles. This four-story facility is home to more than 350 fine automobiles. Celebrate these mobile markers of history by spending time in the museum and at its library. This nonprofit organization aims to preserve automobile history and to promote discussions about the future of transportation. Take in visions of Harold LeMay's cars, along with others, before heading to the museum's gift shop and cafe. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to LeMay - America's Car Museum and many more Tacoma attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Tacoma travel itinerary maker.
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  • 4 floors of great cars, nicely displayed with some history background - not enough. The logic behind the group displays on some levels was unclear. Helpful and friendly staff, cute gift shop  more »
  • Great examples of american Iron, well worth the time for both old and young. We have been there several times and always find something new and fun  more »
  • I took my grandson to check out the hundreds of old vehicles spread throughout 4 floors with ramps and elevators for boomer geezers like me. Plus a few cool events, we finished on the top floor with a...  more »
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  • My wife and I have been to a few car museums during our travels, so we have some data points to compare to. The LeMay museum is the most impressive we've seen.. Plan on spending four hours minimum to just walk through all the exhibits - more if you want to stop and admire everything. There are couches with TVs playing educational clips on car restoration (nice when you've been on your feet a couple hours), automotive history, memorabilia, informative murals on the walls, etc. The educational aspect was quite appropriate for non gear heads like ourselves. The staff were available on each level of the facility - friendly and eager to answer questions. It was a good value at $18 a piece, though we didn’t like the idea of paying extra for parking, so parked a few blocks away.
  • Love cars? Go here. Beautiful collection (mostly American cars). Periodic visiting collections are shown. Got questions? Ask any of the staff, they know it all.
  • This place dosent look big, but when you are inside the building goes down 4 stories. It has lots of cars and it has a kid place on one of the levels. If you like cars you will love this place, If you dont love cars you will still like this place! Gift shop was expensive, but had some cool stuff. Great place to spend a rainy day.(Seattle has lots of them)
  • Great collection of cars, presented in a clean and amazing environment. The self guided tour gives you the opportunity to spend as much time as you would like to look at cars as well as some interactive activities that will bring that kid out of you. The food that is served is better than expected, and the staff or volunteers are very knowledgeable and passionate about the museum! Thanks for the experience!
  • So much to see and take in. It is amazing how many different incredible vehicles they have. Add to the vehicles the interactive things that you can do and learn. I spent more than four hours and will need to be back to spend more. It was so much fun! A must do.