Members Only Hours
Member Only Monday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 – 10 a.m.
Saturday: 9-10 a.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Open to the public
Wednesday – Sunday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1501 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
Mailing address is: 1501 Pacific Avenue, Suite 202, Tacoma, WA 98402
We are closed on holidays and other events throughout the year
Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day, New Years Day, Symposium On Our Youngest Citizens May 1, 4th of July, Labor Day, Shine (date to be announced)
The Museum strives to be accessible to all individuals. We have accessible entrances at the Pacific Avenue level and at the Lower Parking Lot level. Loading and unloading is not recommended on the Pacific Avenue level. The Lower Parking lot level does have two guest parking stalls for pick up and drop off – time limit for these stalls is 10 minutes. Once inside the building, there is an elevator on the Lower Level that takes visitors to the Museum on the first floor Pacific Avenue level.
Take the virtual tour
Free member parking
Members of the Museum park for FREE in the parking lot adjacent to the Museum on Mondays and Wednesdays-Fridays in stalls 1-10 only. Parking is provided on a first come basis. Additional spaces are available in the lot adjacent to the Museum on the Saturdays and Sundays.
Some restrictions do apply. Members must display a member-only parking hang tag while parking in the lot. Parking is available when visiting the museum only, and a three-hour time limit is enforced.
Street parking is available along Pacific Avenue, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday for $1 per hour.
Street parking is free on Sundays.
1501 Pacific Avenue Tacoma, WA 98402
The parking lot adjacent to the Museum at 1501 Pacific Avenue is open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays only. The price for lot parking on the weekends is $6.60 for three hours.
Umpqua Bank garage
1498 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402
Umpqua Bank Garage, located across the street from the Museum and a 1/2 block north, is available from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.; $3 per hour or $15 all day. This location is staffed by an attendant and monitored by Republic Parking.
Union Station lot
1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402
The Union Station Lot is available for $2 for 0-2 hours or $12 all day. The lot is located behind Union Station and can be accessed via Hood Street, just south of the Children’s Museum off Pacific Avenue.
Tacoma Art Museum lot
1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma WA 98402
The Tacoma Art Museum Lot is available 24/7; $2 for 0-1 hour, $4 for 1-2 hours, and $12 for over 2 hours: 10 hours max. Stalls 111-116 and 136-252 are available. The lot is located behind Tacoma Art Museum and can be accessed via Hood Street, just south of the Children’s Museum off Pacific Avenue.
Tacoma Dome Station garage
East 25th Street, Tacoma, WA 98421
The Tacoma Dome Station is available 24/7 for FREE! Park at Tacoma Dome Station and catch the Link Light Rail to the Museum.
Ride the LINK
It’s always free and so easy to use
The Link Light Rail travels 1.6 miles through downtown Tacoma, making five stops along the way. The Link begins at Tacoma Dome Station and runs up to Tacoma’s Theater District and Antique Row. Link trains run every 12 to 24 minutes depending on the time of day. Service is available from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. Riding Tacoma Link is free, and a stop is located just one block west of the Museum.
Take the bus
We have a great transit system in Tacoma
Pierce Transit bus stops are located just north and south of the Museum’s front doors. Plan your trip by visiting Pierce Transit.