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. Plan to visit LeMay - America's Car Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tacoma attractions using our Tacoma trip builder .
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  • If someone said pick a car from this huge collection, & it's yours, I'd not be able to choose. SO MANY COOL RIDES! Every era & type is here. Terrific collection, & it changes regularly. There are educ...  more »
  • So many vehicles, so much variety, such authentic restorations, friendly staff and fun to explore! Take your family and learn some automotive history.  more »
  • I did not know what to expect when we drove up. The museum is located in the large parking lot for the Tacoma dome and the parking is free while the parking in the rest of the lot is pay for park. Wha...  more »
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  • Absolutely LOVED this place! What an amazing day me and my husband and our 2 year old had! So many awesome cars and even a kids section. The best part was the cafe. The view is amazing and the food is probably (not being dramatic) the most delicious food I have EVER eaten. Will be back very soon and many more times to come!! Edit: they also took our picture for free in a car and printed it out and gave it to us! (As well as emailed a copy to us!) super fun!
  • My girlfriend bought 2 VIP tickets to an event here. The package included drink tickets and food. There was live music too. Good food, local wineries, distillers and craft beer. Oh then there's the cars. What an incredible collection! From brass era cars with oil burning headlights to modern super cars and everything in between. It had been a long week and I only went because I felt obligated. My plan to only be there a short while changed really quick. We had a great time and ended up staying pretty late. I definitely recommend checking this place out. Thanks for a great night guys!
  • Great museum, lots of cars. Mostly American ranging from the 30's to the 70's. There are a few Italian and German exotics. Very few Japanese cars. I haven't been to any other North American car museums, but this one does have an impressive selection. Kids section was engaging and the child I was with really enjoyed it. Parking was ample on Saturday morning.
  • I'm not even a car girl. I went to do something nice for my man. I'm happy to say my daughter and I had a really good time. The cars are beautiful works of art. Plain and simple. If you enjoy beauty or art, go to the car museum.
  • I was a chaperone for a 5th grade field trip, so I wasn't able to view the museum from a sight seer perspective. What I did see was a nice variety of classic cars, from the earliest to the latest models. The guides that showed us around were well trained and knowledgeable. One day, I will return, on my own or with another classic car aficionado, to tour it again.
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